Natural Disasters

September 25, 2016

Episode 11: Disaster Management meets Climate Adaptation Guest: Samantha Montano Broadcast September 25, 2016   Episode 11: In this episode, host Doug Parsons speaks with doctoral student Samantha Montano, a “Disasterologist”, an expert in emergency management.  Samantha also blogs on this subject at her web site:www.disaster-ology.com.  Samantha recently published a news article Read more…

Podcast

September 18, 2016

Episode 10: Show me Adaptation in the Show me State! Wildlife Adaptation in Missouri Guest: Dennis Figg Broadcast September 18, 2016   Topics: The Endangered Species Act and climate change; wildlife adaptation planning; challenges and opportunities for state wildlife agencies and much more! Guest Dennis Figg is a legendary Missouri Read more…

Podcast

September 11, 2016

Episode 9: Did Florida Ban Climate Change? The Amazing Untold story of the Climate Change Story of the Year! Guest: Tristram Korten Broadcast September 11, 2016 America Adapts talks with Tristram Korten, investigative reporter from Florida who was responsible for the most covered climate change story of the year!  Learn the Read more…

Oceans, Rivers & Water Resources

September 5, 2016

Episode 8: Rivers, watersheds and climate change adaptation! Guest: Rebecca Esselman Broadcast September 5, 2016     Episode 8: Rivers, watersheds and climate change adaptation!  America Adapts talks with Watershed/Adaptation Planner Rebecca Esselman of the Huron River Watershed Council.  Learn how HRWC became one of the first local watershed groups to bring Read more…

International

August 28, 2016

Episode 7: Human Dimensions of Climate Change Adaptation: Britt Basel discusses gender roles, storytelling and much more! Guest: Britt Basel Broadcast August 28, 2016 Episode 7:  Britt Basel, Adaptation Consultant with Ecothropic.  Listen in as Doug Parsons talks with Britt, an adaptation expert, whose work has spanned 38 countries.  In this Read more…

Funding

August 21, 2016

Episode 6: Lights, Camera, Adaptation! Using visuals to tell your adaptation story! Guest: Adam Spencer Broadcast August 21, 2016 Episode 6: Adam Spencer with Filmmakers for Conservation. Adam and Doug discuss how you can use visuals to tell your adaptation story. Adam has just started turning his environmental film making skills Read more…

Podcast

August 15, 2016

Episode 5: A Conversation with the American Society for Adaptation Professionals Guest: Beth Gibbons Broadcast August 15, 2016 Beth Gibbons, Managing Director of the American Society of Adaptation Professionals (ASAP) talks shop with Doug Parsons. Beth is the new Managing Director of ASAP: if you are an existing member, hear what she Read more…

Local Government

August 2, 2016

Episode 4 “Adaptation in Paradise! Adapting to Climate Change in Florida” Guest: Bob Glazer Broadcast August 2, 2016  In this episode,  Doug Parsons talks with Bob Glazer, research scientist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.  Join us and learn how Florida is adapting to climate change. Florida is consistently in Read more…

Podcast

July 25, 2016

Episode 3 Adapting at the World Wildlife Fund Guest: Dr. Nikhil Advani Broadcast July 25, 2016 In this episode, the host, Doug Parsons has a lively discussion with Dr. Nikhil Advani, Senior Program Manager for Adaptation at the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Dr. Advani will answer questions ranging from: will pandas Read more…

Funding

July 22, 2016

Episode 2 Adaptation Funding and Shovel Ready Adaptation Guest: Dr. Molly Cross Broadcast July 22, 2016 Dr. Molly Cross discusses funding for adaptation; knowing adaptation when you see it and more! In the second episode, Doug Parsons talks with Dr. Molly Cross, the Climate Change Adaptation Coordinator with the Wildlife Conservation Read more…

National Parks

July 11, 2016

Episode 1: America’s Best Idea: Adapting to Climate Change! National Parks, Scenario Planning and much more! Guest: Dr. Nick Fisichelli Broadcast July 11, 2016 For the premiere podcast of America Adapts, we were joined by Dr. Nick Fisichelli. We had a fascinating and sometimes humorous discussion about…you guessed it, climate Read more…