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America Adapts - The Climate Change Podcast

By Doug Parsons

A changing climate presents humanity with only one option: adapt. Each week, host Doug Parsons talks with scientists, activists, policymakers, and journalists to discuss the tough questions facing the world as we confront humanity's greatest challenge. Question your assumptions, refresh your perspective, and become part of the movement that will determine our planet's future.

  1. 1.
    Inside Out: The Grief, Trauma and Anxiety of Climate Change (and what you can do) with Dr. Renee Lertzman09/29/2020
    1:09:02
  2. 2.
    Publicly Accessible Shorelines: Adapting to Climate Change at Crane Beach, Massachusetts: Part 2 of a 3-part series with the Trustees of Reservations09/15/2020
    56:54
  3. 3.
    Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold: Climate Change/Biodiversity and the Campaign for Nature (and some politics too)08/25/2020
    39:29
  4. 4.
    The Moral Case for Climate Reparations + Climate Justice with Maxine Burkett08/10/2020
    55:21
  5. 5.
    Coastal Banks: Adapting to Climate Change at Wasque Beach on Martha’s Vineyard: Part 1 of a 3-part series with the Trustees of Reservations07/28/2020
    55:16
  6. 6.
    The Biggest Short: Climate Change meets the 30-Year Home Mortgage with Dr. Jesse Keenan07/13/2020
    33:56
  7. 7.
    Adapting Conservation to Climate Change at WWF – Re-Release06/30/2020
    1:21:13
  8. 8.
    Tom Steyer on America Adapts! Climate Change and Presidential politics, Covid-19 and next steps for the climate movement!06/15/2020
    47:10
  1. 9.
    Talking Climate Adaptation with The Walton Family Foundation’s Environment Program with Dr. Moira McDonald06/01/2020
    50:40
  2. 10.
    Dr. Michael Mann: The Climate Knight Rises – Australia Bushfires + Covid19 + Climate Denialism + Michael Moore’s new Anti-Environment movie and much more!05/18/2020
    51:25
  3. 11.
    Racially just Adaptation + Urban Planning and Climate Inequities + Fate of 100 Resilient Cities and much more with Dr. Linda Shi05/05/2020
    1:01:35
  4. 12.
    Adapting to Climate Change during a Pandemic + Bonus - Early Adaptation Legislation in the 1970s04/20/2020
    44:33
  5. 13.
    Christiana Figueres: The Future We Choose, Coronavirus and Climate Change, the state of the Paris Climate Accords, adaptation and much more!04/06/2020
    52:03
  6. 14.
    Impacts of Rising Heat on Labor Markets and Public Education with Dr. Jisung Park of UCLA03/11/2020
    1:05:18
  7. 15.
    Once in a Generation Adaptation Investment with Refocus’ Shalini Vajjhala + Hoboken adapts to Climate Change!02/25/2020
    1:09:02
  8. 16.
    Women + LGBTQ + People of Color Adapt to Climate Change – Rewind02/10/2020
    1:15:15
  9. 17.
    The Federal Reserve Bank, Community Development and Climate Adaptation + The Climate Intelligence Arms Race with Jesse Keenan01/27/2020
    51:38
  10. 18.
    Fundamentals of Extreme Heat and Climate Change with Dr. Ladd Keith of University of Arizona01/13/2020
    1:00:02
  11. 19.
    2019 Climate Year in Review with Anita Van Breda, Emily Wasley and Dr. Meredith Wiggins!12/20/2019
    1:13:53
  12. 20.
    Building a Resilient Tomorrow with Judge Alice Hill12/10/2019
    56:58
  13. 21.
    Evaluating the 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates’ Climate Disaster and Adaptation Policies11/26/2019
    32:02
  14. 22.
    Everything you wanted to know about Managed Retreat (but were afraid to ask) with Dr. AR Siders11/12/2019
    1:23:01
  15. 23.
    Flood, Rebuild, Repeat - A podcast with NRDC’s Rob Moore10/28/2019
    59:33
  16. 24.
    You Can’t Handle the Truth: Rising Sea Levels and the Law (Re-release)10/15/2019
    1:23:22
  17. 25.
    Deconstructing a Climate Skeptic (Re-release): The Marc Morano Podcast09/23/2019
    1:11:07
  18. 26.
    The Once and Future Republican Party – Conservatism and Climate Change09/05/2019
    1:49:58
  19. 27.
    Summer Sizzle: Citizens Climate Radio podcast + The Adapters Speak!08/20/2019
    53:42
  20. 28.
    Resilient New York: Urban Forestry, Shared Stewardship and Climate Adaptation08/06/2019
    2:24:25
  21. 29.
    Risky Business: Adapting Insurance Markets to Wildfire and Flood Risk with Dr. Carolyn Kousky07/23/2019
    1:08:08
  22. 30.
    The Race to Define the Green New Deal with Grist CEO Brady Walkinshaw07/09/2019
    56:19
  23. 31.
    Dispatches from Adapters at the 2019 National Adaptation Forum in Madison, Wisconsin06/11/2019
    1:14:36
  24. 32.
    Keeping History Above Water – St. Augustine, Cultural Heritage and Sea Level Rise05/21/2019
    1:41:54
  25. 33.
    Cli-Fi Research: Can Climate Science Fiction Influence Behavior + Interview with MIT’s Today I Learned: Climate Podcast05/05/2019
    54:44
  26. 34.
    The Unbearable Lightness of Cultural Resources: An Adaptation Story with Dr. Marcy Rockman04/22/2019
    1:21:59
  27. 35.
    Tribes, Indigenous People and the False Urgency of Climate Adaptation with Dr. Kyle Powys Whyte04/08/2019
    1:08:59
  28. 36.
    Dr. Michael Mann: Return of the Climate Jedi03/27/2019
    34:05
  29. 37.
    Climate Change Podcasters Unite! 8 Climate Pods, 8 Amazing Stories!03/11/2019
    2:07:27
  30. 38.
    The State of Adaptation and Climate Adaptation Finance with Harvard’s Jesse Keenan02/25/2019
    1:08:49
  31. 39.
    To Sue or Not to Sue: Legal Liability and Climate Adaptation with the Conservation Law Foundation02/11/2019
    1:11:15
  32. 40.
    New York, New York: The Big Apple Adapts to Climate Change01/28/2019
    1:05:39
  33. 41.
    Flood Management: Nature Based Approaches and International Collaborations01/14/2019
    1:09:05
  34. 42.
    Adapting Conservation to Climate Change at WWF12/18/2018
    1:52:55
  35. 43.
    End of the Year Holiday Special: Top Climate Stories and Preview of 2019 National Adaptation Forum12/14/2018
    1:13:25
  36. 44.
    Flooding, Climate Change and Art: Creative Community Engagement11/19/2018
    1:24:29
  37. 45.
    #MeToo Meets Climate Adaptation: Author Elizabeth Rush Rises to the Climate Challenge11/09/2018
    1:14:31
  38. 46.
    Fair Dinkum: Adapting in the Bush from Queensland, Australia10/18/2018
    2:02:50
  39. 47.
    Women + LGBT + People of Color Adapt to Climate Change – A People’s History of Climate Adaptation10/01/2018
    1:08:23
  40. 48.
    Flooding and Natural and Nature-Based Solutions – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Flooding09/14/2018
    1:10:13
  41. 49.
    Freestyle Adaptation: Olympic Medalist Arielle Gold Adapts to Climate Change08/20/2018
    39:24
  42. 50.
    The Collider: Building a Global Hub for Climate Adaptation with CEO Josh Dorfman08/06/2018
    1:02:12
  43. 51.
    America Adapts turns 2! Special Guest Host Shaun Martin of WWF08/03/2018
    35:43
  44. 52.
    Adaptation Checkup: Public Health and Climate Change – A Podcast with Dr. Natasha DeJarnett07/23/2018
    51:47
  45. 53.
    Adaptation and Transformational Change: The Kresge Foundation Explores the State of Climate Adaptation with Susanne Moser and Lois DeBacker07/09/2018
    1:07:36
  46. 54.
    Victoria Rising : Tales of Innovative Adaptation in southern Australia - America Adapts Travels Down Under06/18/2018
    1:52:48
  47. 55.
    Venture Adaptation: Jupiter Intel and the Emerging Business of Climate Change06/04/2018
    1:07:15
  48. 56.
    Dead Podcast Society: Open Access, Climate Change and Innovative Learning Tools05/18/2018
    1:02:54
  49. 57.
    2018 California Adaptation Forum and the 2018 Tyler Prize Winners05/03/2018
    1:06:07
  50. 58.
    You Can’t Handle the Truth: Rising Sea Levels and the Law04/15/2018
    1:09:06
  51. 59.
    California Adapts 3: The Synthesis03/19/2018
    40:21
  52. 60.
    California Adapts 2: The Journey03/19/2018
    1:04:56
  53. 61.
    California Adapts 1: The Storytellers03/12/2018
    47:15
  54. 62.
    Rolling Stone’s Jeff Goodell: The Water Will Come03/05/2018
    55:59
  55. 63.
    Dan Ashe: Zoos/Aquariums Adapt to Climate Change and Dan’s Climate Legacy at the US Fish and Wildlife Service.02/19/2018
    1:09:18
  56. 64.
    The Hero’s Journey: Climate Adaptation and Creative Non-Fiction Writing01/30/2018
    1:01:31
  57. 65.
    Conservation and Adaptation in Asia’s High Mountain Landscapes – The Snow Leopard01/08/2018
    2:01:07
  58. 66.
    Top Climate Stories 2017: Year in Review Holiday Special!12/18/2017
    1:16:44
  59. 67.
    Surfrider Foundation Adapts to Climate Change: Podcast with CEO Chad Nelsen12/01/2017
    57:53
  60. 68.
    Landscape Architects Adapt to Climate Change11/14/2017
    1:44:45
  61. 69.
    The Monsanto Episode: Corporate Agriculture Adapts to Climate Change10/31/2017
    1:04:46
  62. 70.
    Vox’s David Roberts: Bearded Middle-Aged White Dude talks Climate Adaptation09/26/2017
    1:37:32
  63. 71.
    Free Market Adaptation at the Cato Institute – Dr. Pat Michaels09/18/2017
    48:56
  64. 72.
    Harvard Adapts East Boston to Climate Change09/05/2017
    1:08:30
  65. 73.
    Climate Gentrification – Reporting on the Front Lines of Adaptation08/24/2017
    55:07
  66. 74.
    Deconstructing a Climate Skeptic: The Marc Morano Podcast08/07/2017
    1:09:35
  67. 75.
    Teens Adapt to Climate Change plus ep. 3 of Australia Adapts!07/26/2017
    49:57
  68. 76.
    Community Based Adaptation – Under African Skies07/17/2017
    1:46:00
  69. 77.
    Dr. Katharine Hayhoe: Evangelicals Adapt to Climate Change06/12/2017
    57:05
  70. 78.
    Bloomberg News: Climate & Adaptation Reporter Christopher Flavelle06/04/2017
    1:14:35
  71. 79.
    RAND Corporation Adapts to Climate Change05/22/2017
    1:07:09
  72. 80.
    Climate Change Impacts on Tourism in Australia05/15/2017
    46:03
  73. 81.
    2017 National Adaptation Forum Daily Digest05/10/2017
    41:52
  74. 82.
    Adaptation Law and Tribal Translocation05/01/2017
    1:11:56
  75. 83.
    Speak up for Science and for Oceans: Podcaster Andrew Lewin from Speak Up for Blue visits America Adapts04/24/2017
    50:16
  76. 84.
    Australia Adapts: Climate Change Adaptation Down Under with Dr. Johanna Nalau and Climate Adaptation Expert Donovan Burton04/14/2017
    49:01
  77. 85.
    Judge Alice Hill: National Security and Climate Change – The Ultimate Threat Multiplier04/04/2017
    1:08:39
  78. 86.
    Bill McKibben and Denis Hayes Podcast: Earth Day, President Trump and the Future of Climate Change Activism.03/29/2017
    56:14
  79. 87.
    The March for Science and Earth Optimism: Science for the People03/20/2017
    1:11:43
  80. 88.
    Behind the Scenes at the IPCC: A Podcast with Dr. Katharine Mach - Stanford Woods Institute03/14/2017
    1:17:31
  81. 89.
    The Rise of Cli-Fi: Climate Change Science Fiction – A podcast with Art Critic Dr. Amy Brady03/06/2017
    1:15:24
  82. 90.
    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!02/28/2017
    1:28:29
  83. 91.
    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.02/21/2017
    1:12:46
  84. 92.
    Ground Truthing Sea Level Rise in South Florida: The Who, What, Where and Why of Sea Level Rise – A Podcast with Dr. Keren Bolter02/14/2017
    1:04:19
  85. 93.
    National Parks Adapt to Climate Change: Coastal Adaptation, Climate Change and the new reality of a Trump Administration.02/07/2017
    1:19:29
  86. 94.
    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!01/31/2017
    58:43
  87. 95.
    The Intrinsic Value of Climate Change Adaptation: A Podcast with Shaun Martin, Senior Director of Adaptation and Resilience at the World Wildlife Fund01/23/2017
    1:09:59
  88. 96.
    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 Olson01/17/2017
    1:00:36
  89. 97.
    Ivy League Adaptation: A Conversation with Harvard University’s Dr. Jesse Keenan01/09/2017
    1:14:58
  90. 98.
    Year in Review: America Adapts, Top 5 Climate Stories of the Year and Climate Change goes to the Movies!12/22/2016
    1:14:58
  91. 99.
    Companies vs Climate Change Conference: America Adapts on location in Fort Lauderdale talking mitigation, adaptation and sustainability!12/13/2016
    1:00:43
  92. 100.
    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!12/06/2016
    1:13:48
  93. 101.
    California Adapts to Climate Change: A Podcast with Climate Resolve’s Jonathan Parfrey11/29/2016
    42:23
  94. 102.
    Adaptation Consulting with Tribal and Local government partners: A podcast discussion with Sascha Petersen of Adaptation International11/22/2016
    56:07
  95. 103.
    Climate Change Election Episode: Reporting from Cop22, climate negotiations, Marrakesh, Morocco; the National Adaptation Forum and much more climate election coverage!11/15/2016
    1:23:46
  96. 104.
    Climate Savvy, Adaptation Threesome and the National Adaptation Forum! A Podcast with Lara Hansen and Jennie Hoffman11/07/2016
    58:05
  97. 105.
    Climate Central: Spreading climate science news, tools and research - Podcast with Senior Climate Central writer Brian Kahn!11/01/2016
    1:00:11
  98. 106.
    De-Extinction, Climate Change and the Future of Conservation: A Podcast with author M.R. O’Connor.10/24/2016
    54:01
  99. 107.
    Sea Level Rise, the Florida Everglades and the role of research in Adaptation: Podcast with Dr. Evelyn Gaiser of Florida Coastal LTER10/17/2016
    49:56
  100. 108.
    What really happened at the climate negotiations in Paris; Universities Teaching Adaptation and much more! A podcast with University of Maryland’s James Stillwell10/10/2016
    1:03:58
  101. 109.
    State Level Adaptation Planning: A Podcast with Climate Change Coordinator Davia Palmeri10/02/2016
    1:09:41
  102. 110.
    Disaster Management meets Climate Adaptation: Disasterologist Samantha Montano talks hurricane response, recovery and finding common ground between emergency management and adaptation planning.09/26/2016
    55:58
  103. 111.
    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!09/19/2016
    1:13:26
  104. 112.
    Did Florida Ban Climate Change? The Amazing Untold story of the Climate Change Story of the Year!09/12/2016
    1:19:55
  105. 113.
    Rivers, watersheds and climate change adaptation!09/05/2016
    56:56
  106. 114.
    Human Dimensions of climate change adaptation: A Discussion with Britt Basel - Adaptation Consultant08/28/2016
    54:15
  107. 115.
    Lights, Camera, Adaptation! Using visuals to tell your adaptation story!08/21/2016
    1:04:37
  108. 116.
    A Conversation with the American Society of Adaptation Professionals08/15/2016
    1:15:35
  109. 117.
    Adaptation in Paradise! Florida Adapts to Climate change08/02/2016
    49:44
  110. 118.
    Pandas, gorillas and elephants adapt to climate change! Podcast with World Wildlife Fund.07/25/2016
    43:32
  111. 119.
    Adaptation Funding Opportunities; Shovel ready adaptation and much more! Podcast with Wildlife Conservation Society07/22/2016
    1:02:36
  112. 120.
    America's Best Idea: Adapting to Climate Change! National Parks, Scenario Planning and much more!07/11/2016
    1:03:04

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