America Adapts - The Climate Change Podcast

America Adapts - The Climate Change Podcast

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A changing climate presents humanity with only one option: adapt. Join your host, Doug Parsons for America’s leading podcast on climate change - America Adapts! Each week, Doug sits down with thinkers, scientists, activists, policymakers, and journalists to discuss the tough questions facing this country and the world as we confront humanity’s greatest challenge. Question your assumptions, refresh your perspective, and become part of the climate movement that will determine our planet’s future, right here on the America Adapts podcast.
Adaptation and Transformational Change: The Kresge Foundation Explores the State of Climate Adaptation with Susanne Moser and Lois DeBacker
Jul 8 • 67 min
Doug Parsons talks adaptation with Lois DeBacker of the Kresge Foundation and adaptation researcher Dr. Susanne Moser. The Kresge Foundation released the report, Rising to the Challenge, Together and Doug, Lois and Susanne dig into its finding and discuss…
Victoria Rising : Tales of Innovative Adaptation in southern Australia - America Adapts Travels Down Under
Jun 18 • 112 min
Doug Parsons travels down under to Melbourne, in the state of Victoria. Doug is invited to give the keynote address at the Victoria Adaptation Summit, then he participates in the National Adaptation Conference, where he interviews experts from throughout…
Venture Adaptation: Jupiter Intel and the Emerging Business of Climate Change
Jun 3 • 67 min
In episode 67of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with Rich Sorkin, CEO and Co-Founder of Jupiter Intel. Rich shares the history of Jupiter Intel as a silicon valley start up and his short and long term goals in this emerging field. They also talk about…
Dead Podcast Society: Open Access, Climate Change and Innovative Learning Tools
May 18 • 62 min
Doug Parsons talks with Kate Bishop Williams at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. Kate, a lecturer at Waterloo, used an America Adapts episode, “Deconstructing a Climate Change Skeptic” as part of her class curricula. Kate discusses why she…
2018 California Adaptation Forum and the 2018 Tyler Prize Winners
May 2 • 66 min
In this episode of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with Julia Kim and Kif Scheuer of the Local Government Commission, and Michael McCormick of the California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research about the upcoming California Adaptation Forum…
You Can’t Handle the Truth: Rising Sea Levels and the Law
Apr 15 • 69 min
In this episode, Doug Parsons talks with Margaret Peloso, of the law firm Vinson and Elkins. Margaret shares insights from her book Adapting to Rising Sea Levels: Legal Challenges and Opportunities. Doug and Margaret dig into topics such as the conversion…
California Adapts 3: The Synthesis
Mar 19 • 40 min
In California Adapts 3: The Synthesis, Doug Parsons and writer/producer Randy Olson talk about their overall impressions of climate adaptation in California. Each of the experts interviewed during the journey gave scores from 1 to 10 for their opinion of…
California Adapts 2: The Journey
Mar 19 • 64 min
In this episode, Doug Parsons’ journeys around California exploring the five most important elements of climate adaptation for the state — fire, drought, flood, temperature and sea level rise. For each one he goes into the field with an expert. The five…
California Adapts 1: The Storytellers
Mar 12 • 47 min
California Adapts 1: The Storytellers, consists of three main stories. Geologist Jeff Mount of UC Davis tells the epic tale of the 1861-1862 floods that washed out Sacramento, killing hundreds and forcing the temporary moment of the state capital to San…
Rolling Stone’s Jeff Goodell: The Water Will Come
Mar 4 • 56 min
In this episode, Doug Parsons talks with Jeff Goodell of Rolling Stone magazine about his new book, The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World. Jeff and Doug discuss the reaction from the development…
Dan Ashe: Zoos/Aquariums Adapt to Climate Change and Dan’s Climate Legacy at the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
Feb 18 • 69 min
Doug Parsons talks with Dan Ashe, the President and CEO of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Previously, Dan was the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for 7 years under President Barack Obama. Topics discussed: What is the…
The Hero’s Journey: Climate Adaptation and Creative Non-Fiction Writing
Jan 30 • 61 min
Doug Parsons talks with author and lecturer Elizabeth Rush, of Brown University. Elizabeth is the author of the upcoming book, Rising – Dispatches from the New American Shore. They cover topics ranging from: What is ‘creative non-fiction’, adaptation…
Conservation and Adaptation in Asia’s High Mountain Landscapes – The Snow Leopard
Jan 8 • 121 min
Doug Parsons talks with experts from all over the world focusing on the conservation of the elusive snow leopard of High Asia and how this species and the communities around this species, are going to adapt to climate change. Guests from Nepal, India,…
Top Climate Stories 2017: Year in Review Holiday Special!
Dec 17, 2017 • 76 min
Year in Review! In this episode, Doug Parsons hosts three amazing guests: Jayde Lovell, host of SciQ on the Young Turks Network, Dr. Tim Watkins, science education specialist, and Shaun Martin, Director of Adaptation and Resilience at the World Wildlife…
Surfrider Foundation Adapts to Climate Change: Podcast with CEO Chad Nelsen
Nov 30, 2017 • 57 min
In this episode of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with Dr. Chad Nelsen, the CEO of the world famous Surfrider Foundation! Chad discusses the work of Surfrider Foundation and how it’s ramping up its climate change adaptation work. Doug and Chad discuss…
Landscape Architects Adapt to Climate Change
Nov 13, 2017 • 104 min
In this episode, Doug Parsons attends the 2017 American Association of Landscape Architects conference in Los Angeles. In this episode, we discover the burgeoning role of landscape architects in adaptation planning. Doug talks with a wide swath of…
The Monsanto Episode: Corporate Agriculture Adapts to Climate Change
Oct 30, 2017 • 64 min
Doug Parsons talks with Monsanto’s Dr. Jeff Seale , Monsanto’s Agricultural Environmental Strategy Lead & Associate Science Fellow. Doug and Jeff cover: acknowledging some of the controversies surrounding Monsanto; Monsanto’s goal of being carbon neutral…
The Great Climate Migration: A Podcast with Dr. Matt Hauer
Oct 12, 2017 • 57 min
In episode 52 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with demographer Dr. Matt Hauer from the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia. Doug and Matt discuss his research paper on the role of future sea level rise on future…
Vox’s David Roberts: Bearded Middle-Aged White Dude talks Climate Adaptation
Sep 26, 2017 • 97 min
In episode 51s, Doug Parsons talks with famed climate/energy writer David Roberts of Vox online news (and formerly of Grist). David discusses his transition from Grist to Vox. Doug and David dig into recent hurricane media coverage; the morality of…
Free Market Adaptation at the Cato Institute – Dr. Pat Michaels
Sep 17, 2017 • 48 min
In episode 50 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with Dr. Pat Michaels, Director of the Center for the Study of Science at the libertarian Cato Institute. Doug and Pat discuss free market approaches to adaptation and the potential role of the Cato…
Harvard Adapts East Boston to Climate Change
Sep 5, 2017 • 68 min
Harvard Graduate School of Design
Climate Gentrification – Reporting on the Front Lines of Adaptation
Aug 23, 2017 • 55 min
In episode 48 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with adaptation reporter Erika Bolstad. Doug and Erika discuss her role at E & E News as their first adaptation reporter. They talk about the state of adaptation reporting before they dig into her story…
Deconstructing a Climate Skeptic: The Marc Morano Podcast
Aug 6, 2017 • 69 min
In episode 47 of America Adapts, Doug talks with noted climate change skeptic, Marc Morano of Climate Depot. Doug and Marc discuss his motivation to be a contrarian voice on climate change and his history working on environmental issues.
Teens Adapt to Climate Change plus ep. 3 of Australia Adapts!
Jul 26, 2017 • 49 min
In episode 46 of America Adapts , it’s a two segment show. First, Doug talks with Charlie Abrams and Jeremy Clark, two 13 year olds from Portland, Oregon about their amazing climate change activism. The second segment is our third edition of Australia…
Community Based Adaptation – Under African Skies
Jul 17, 2017 • 106 min
In episode 45 of America Adapts - in a first - host Doug Parsons travels to Kampala, Uganda to cover the CBA11 (Community Based Adaptation). This podcast consists of multiple conversations with attendees representing countries from Europe, Asia, Africa…
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe: Evangelicals Adapt to Climate Change
Jun 12, 2017 • 57 min
In this episode, Doug Parsons talks with world famous climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe. Katharine and Doug dig deep into the issue of religion and what are some solutions in reaching out to skeptical audiences on the issue of climate change.
Bloomberg News: Climate & Adaptation Reporter Christopher Flavelle
Jun 4, 2017 • 74 min
The Adaptation News Beat
RAND Corporation Adapts to Climate Change
May 22, 2017 • 67 min
Dr. Benjamin Preston and the One Percent Doctrine
Climate Change Impacts on Tourism in Australia
May 15, 2017 • 46 min
Australia Adapts and the National Adaptation Forum
2017 National Adaptation Forum Daily Digest
May 10, 2017 • 41 min
In this episode, I’m on location in St. Paul, Minnesota, on the banks of the Mississippi River attending the National Adaptation Forum! This daily digest - a partnership with the American Society of Adaptation Professionals - I go around talking to forum…
Adaptation Law and Tribal Translocation
May 1, 2017 • 71 min
A Podcast with Barrett Ristroph - Environmental lawyer
Speak up for Science and for Oceans: Podcaster Andrew Lewin from Speak Up for Blue visits America Adapts
Apr 24, 2017 • 50 min
In this episode 38, I talk with fellow podcaster Andrew Lewin of Speak Up For Blue! Andrew’s podcast focuses on all things related to ocean conservation – he’s ‘speaking up’ for the oceans! Andrew and I talk about the multitude of topics he covers and the…
Australia Adapts: Climate Change Adaptation Down Under with Dr. Johanna Nalau and Climate Adaptation Expert Donovan Burton
Apr 14, 2017 • 49 min
In this episode, we kick off the premiere episode of Australia Adapts! Adaptation researcher Dr. Johanna Nalau, Research Fellow from Griffith University in Queensland, Australia joins the show for a semi-recurring segment where we interviews experts in…
Judge Alice Hill: National Security and Climate Change – The Ultimate Threat Multiplier
Apr 4, 2017 • 68 min
In this episode, host Doug Parsons talks to Judge Alice Hill of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Judge Hill shares her experiences as the Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Resilience Policy on the National Security…
Bill McKibben and Denis Hayes Podcast: Earth Day, President Trump and the Future of Climate Change Activism.
Mar 28, 2017 • 56 min
Bill discusses what the election of Donald Trump means for progress on climate change. Bill doesn’t spin the situation: his administration is a pretty devastating development.
The March for Science and Earth Optimism: Science for the People
Mar 20, 2017 • 71 min
In an Earth Day 2017 special episode of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with Valorie Aquino, Co-Director on the Organizing Committee for the March for Science; Dr. Nancy Knowlton, organizer of the April 21-23rd Earth Optimism Summit; and Dr. Randy…
Behind the Scenes at the IPCC: A Podcast with Dr. Katharine Mach - Stanford Woods Institute
Mar 14, 2017 • 77 min
Tools for Adaptation
The Rise of Cli-Fi: Climate Change Science Fiction – A podcast with Art Critic Dr. Amy Brady
Mar 6, 2017 • 75 min
In this episode, Doug Parsons talks “Cli-Fi” with Dr. Amy Brady, Senior Editor with the Chicago Review of Books. Amy just debuted a monthly column dedicated specifically to cli-fi called “Burning Worlds.” Doug and Amy cover such diverse topics as:
CNN’s John Sutter talks Climate Change: A Podcast talking Adaptation, Climate Skepticism in Oklahoma, Rising Seas in the South Pacific with an award winning journalist!
Feb 27, 2017 • 88 min
In this episode, Doug Parsons talks with CNN’s John Sutter! John is an award winning opinion journalist at CNN who focuses on climate change with his program Two Degrees. Doug and John cover such diverse topics as:
Oh Canada! A Podcast with Ontario Adaptation Researcher Suzanne Perdeaux on how Canada is addressing Climate Change and what it means to be a Millennial in the emerging field of Adaptation.
Feb 21, 2017 • 72 min
In this episode, Doug Parsons talks with Suzanne Perdeaux, Climate Change Researcher at the Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR). Doug also talks with Dan Ackerstein about how federal agencies might pivot from emphasizing…
Ground Truthing Sea Level Rise in South Florida: The Who, What, Where and Why of Sea Level Rise – A Podcast with Dr. Keren Bolter
Feb 13, 2017 • 64 min
In this episode, Doug Parsons talks with Dr. Keren Bolter, Climate, Policy & GeoSpatial Analyst at the South Florida Regional Planning Council. “We’re setting off these sea level rise feedback loops. Things are snowballing and snowballing.”
National Parks Adapt to Climate Change: Coastal Adaptation, Climate Change and the new reality of a Trump Administration.
Feb 6, 2017 • 79 min
Doug Parsons talks with Dr. Rebecca Beavers of the Climate Change Response Program at the National Park Service. In this fascinating and very practical episode, Rebecca talks about the newly released Coastal Adaptation Strategies Handbook. Doug and…
Andy Revkin on America Adapts: A podcast with the legendary climate change reporter – From the New York Times to Propublica: Talking climate change reporting and President Trump, a history of climate change journalism and much more!
Jan 30, 2017 • 58 min
In the latest episode, Doug Parsons talks with legendary journalist, Andy Revkin. Andy has been a long time reporter for the New York Times, covering climate change science, policy and impacts for decades.
The Intrinsic Value of Climate Change Adaptation: A Podcast with Shaun Martin, Senior Director of Adaptation and Resilience at the World Wildlife Fund
Jan 23, 2017 • 70 min
Ecosystem Based Adaptation, Climate Change Communication and More
The One Thing: Making coral reefs great again, storytelling and the need for simple narratives in science. A Conversation with Scientist turned Filmmaker Dr. Randy Olson
Jan 16, 2017 • 60 min
Gaining support for climate change adaptation through storytelling.
Ivy League Adaptation: A Conversation with Harvard University’s Dr. Jesse Keenan
Jan 9, 2017 • 74 min
Talking adaptation, resilience, national security and the business of climate change.
Year in Review: America Adapts, Top 5 Climate Stories of the Year and Climate Change goes to the Movies!
Dec 22, 2016 • 74 min
Talking climate change in the news and in the movies!
Companies vs Climate Change Conference: America Adapts on location in Fort Lauderdale talking mitigation, adaptation and sustainability!
Dec 12, 2016 • 60 min
Corporate America Takes on Climate Change!
Dr. Michael Mann: Climate Change in the Age of Trump – A Podcast Discussion of the Hockey Stick, The Madhouse Effect, President Trump, ClimateGate and much more!
Dec 5, 2016 • 73 min
In this week’s episode of America Adapts, host Doug Parsons gets a visit from legendary climate change scientist/activist, Dr. Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Pennsylvania State University.
California Adapts to Climate Change: A Podcast with Climate Resolve’s Jonathan Parfrey
Nov 28, 2016 • 42 min
Adapting at the City Scale - The Los Angeles Example
Adaptation Consulting with Tribal and Local government partners: A podcast discussion with Sascha Petersen of Adaptation International
Nov 22, 2016 • 56 min
Private Sector Adaptation
Climate Change Election Episode: Reporting from Cop22, climate negotiations, Marrakesh, Morocco; the National Adaptation Forum and much more climate election coverage!
Nov 15, 2016 • 83 min
Talking Cop22; National Adaptation Forum and what President Trump might mean for climate change policy
Climate Savvy, Adaptation Threesome and the National Adaptation Forum! A Podcast with Lara Hansen and Jennie Hoffman
Nov 7, 2016 • 58 min
A Podcast discussion with adaptation legends Lara Hansen and Jennie Hoffman
Climate Central: Spreading climate science news, tools and research - Podcast with Senior Climate Central writer Brian Kahn!
Oct 31, 2016 • 60 min
Resources for climate change practitioners, news media and meteorologists!
De-Extinction, Climate Change and the Future of Conservation: A Podcast with author M.R. O’Connor.
Oct 23, 2016 • 54 min
Resurrection Science, adapting to climate change and the challenges of conserving species.
Sea Level Rise, the Florida Everglades and the role of research in Adaptation: Podcast with Dr. Evelyn Gaiser of Florida Coastal LTER
Oct 16, 2016 • 49 min
Informing adaptation through long-term ecological research on sea level rise.
What really happened at the climate negotiations in Paris; Universities Teaching Adaptation and much more! A podcast with University of Maryland’s James Stillwell
Oct 9, 2016 • 63 min
Climate Action 2016, Adaptation on campus and the unique role of the University of Maryland
State Level Adaptation Planning: A Podcast with Climate Change Coordinator Davia Palmeri
Oct 2, 2016 • 69 min
Adaptation planning from the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Disaster Management meets Climate Adaptation: Disasterologist Samantha Montano talks hurricane response, recovery and finding common ground between emergency management and adaptation planning.
Sep 25, 2016 • 55 min
A Conversation about Adaptation planning and Emergency/Disaster Management
The Endangered Species Act and climate change; wildlife adaptation planning; challenges and opportunities for state wildlife agencies and much more! Guest Dennis Figg, Legendary Missouri Conservationist!
Sep 18, 2016 • 73 min
Dennis Figg discuss wildlife conservation in the age of climate change.
Did Florida Ban Climate Change? The Amazing Untold story of the Climate Change Story of the Year!
Sep 11, 2016 • 79 min
Learn the amazing details on how Tristram broke the climate change story of the year!
Rivers, watersheds and climate change adaptation!
Sep 5, 2016 • 56 min
Episode 8: Discussion with Adaptation Planner, Rebecca Esselman, Huron River Watershed Council
Human Dimensions of climate change adaptation: A Discussion with Britt Basel - Adaptation Consultant
Aug 28, 2016 • 54 min
Discussing Gender approaches to adaptation; Solomon Islands, storytelling, sea level rise and much more!
Lights, Camera, Adaptation! Using visuals to tell your adaptation story!
Aug 21, 2016 • 64 min
A discussion with Adam Spencer of Fillmmakers for Conservation where we talk using visual tools to tell your adaptation story
A Conversation with the American Society of Adaptation Professionals
Aug 14, 2016 • 75 min
Episode 5: Beth Gibbons, Managing Director of ASAP talks adaptation with Doug Parsons
Adaptation in Paradise! Florida Adapts to Climate change
Aug 2, 2016 • 49 min
Talking adaptation with Bob Glazer of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Pandas, gorillas and elephants adapt to climate change! Podcast with World Wildlife Fund.
Jul 24, 2016 • 43 min
International adaptation, elephant and mountain gorilla adaptation, and communicating this issue from a global group like WWF.
Adaptation Funding Opportunities; Shovel ready adaptation and much more! Podcast with Wildlife Conservation Society
Jul 22, 2016 • 62 min
Adaptation, funding, conservation, communication…we talk about it all!
America’s Best Idea: Adapting to Climate Change! National Parks, Scenario Planning and much more!
Jul 10, 2016 • 63 min
Talking National Parks, climate change, adaptation and scenario planning.