Doug is the host of America Adapts and a long time expert in all things climate adaptation. He's worked on climate issues in Australia, the National Park Service and the state of Florida. Doug seeks to inspire others to take action on adapting to climate change.
In episode 121 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Dr. Renee Lertzman. Dr. Lertzman is an environmental psychologist and founder of Project InsideOut, a forthcoming resource hub and emerging community of practice that unites activists with clinical psychologists. Doug and Renee discuss what is climate grief and anxiety; steps individuals and organizations can do to address these issues and turn to action; the value of emotional intelligence and how adaptation and mitigation have more in common that you think. Topics covered: What is climate grief and anxiety. Step by step process of working with organizations and individuals on the psychological implications of climate change. Learning from Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD) and how it’s relevant to climate impacts. Dealing with climate anxiety in the workplace. Does climate anxiety differ for those working in the adaptation and mitigation spaces? How to avoid feeling judgmental of others in the climate space. We need to prioritize emotional intelligence in the climate movement. Are people working in adaptation more optimistic than those working in carbon mitigation? Donate to America Adapts Listen to America Adapts on your favorite app here! America Adapts now has a newsletter! See first issue here. Subscribe here! Sign up to be a guest on Cimpatico Studios! Check out what Cimpatico is all about! https://www.cimpatico.com/about https://cimpatico.com/dougparsons Doug Parsons and Speaking Opportunities: If you are interested in having Doug speak at corporate and conference events, sharing his unique, expert perspective on adaptation in an entertaining and informative way, more information can be found here! Now on Spotify! List of Previous Guests on America Adapts Subscribe/listen to podcast on Apple Podcasts. Donate to America Adapts, we are now a tax deductible charitable organization! Facebook and Twitter: @usaadapts https://www.facebook.com/americaadapts/timeline www.americaadapts.org @reneelertzman Links in this episode: https://projectinsideout.net/ https://reneelertzman.com/ https://mailchi.mp/61c7c83fc12f/america-adapts-podcast-inaugural-newsletter-subscribe-now?e=b33d12d24c&fbclid=IwAR0zt-dzQVTy3PLmmXjyQ2yHWucQypR92zgZ_JY_iPModOtJCW6atMazjdo America Adapts was published in the Federal Reserve! Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Strategies to Address Climate Change Risk in Low- and Moderate-income Communities - Volume 14, Issue 1 https://www.frbsf.org/community-development/publications/community-development-investment-review/2019/october/strategies-to-address-climate-change-low-moderate-income-communities/ Article on using podcasts in the Classroom: https://naaee.org/eepro/blog/are-you-using-podcast-your-classroom-you Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/america-adapts-the-climate-change-podcast/id1133023095?mt=2 Listen here. On Google Podcast here. Please share on Facebook! Podcasts in the Classroom – Discussion guides now available for the latest episode of America Adapts. These guides can be used by educators at all levels. Check them out here! The best climate change podcasts on The Climate Advisor http://theclimateadvisor.com/the-best-climate-change-podcasts/ 7 podcasts to learn more about climate change and how to fight it https://kinder.world/articles/you/7-podcasts-to-learn-more-about-climate-change-and-how-to-fight-it-19813 Directions on how to listen to America Adapts on Amazon Alexa https://youtu.be/949R8CRpUYU America Adapts also has its own app for your listening pleasure!  Just visit the App store on Apple or Google Podcast on Android and search “America Adapts.” Join the climate change adaptation movement by supporting America Adapts!  Please consider supporting this podcast by donating through America Adapts fiscal sponsor, the Social Good Fund. All donations are now tax deductible! For more information on this podcast, visit the website at http://www.americaadapts.org and don't forget to subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts.   Podcast Music produce by Richard Haitz Productions Write a review on Apple Podcasts! America Adapts on Facebook!   Join the America Adapts Facebook Community Group. Check us out, we’re also on YouTube! Producer Dan Ackerstein Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts Doug can be contacted at americaadapts @ g mail . com
In episode 120 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks adaptation and publicly accessible shorelines with The Trustees of Reservations, the nation’s first and the Massachusetts’ largest preservation and conservation nonprofit! This is the second episode in a 3 episode arc, focusing on coastal issues and climate adaptation. We talk with experts and local residents  about Crane Beach on the Crane Estate near in Ipswich, Massachusetts.  We discuss the challenges they are currently facing and what it means to adapt to climate change at this beach.  Hear from local residents and shoreline experts on what steps are needed to ensure future access to Crane Beach from the impacts of climate change. Topics covered: What it takes to maintain publicly accessible shorelines in the face of climate change. What makes Crane Beach unique and the specific challenges it faces. Learn why Crane Beach is so beloved by local residents. Hear first-hand about an adaptation workshop The Trustees led with local residents and experts from the region and how they will use that information to adapt to climate change. See what steps the Trustees are currently taking to ensure public access coastal impacts. Find all episodes in this series here. This episode funded by The Trustees of Reservations through a grant by the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management. Guests in this episode: Tom O’Shea, Director of Coast and Natural Resources, The Trustees of Reservations Peter Pinciaro, Director of the Crane Estate Sandy Tilton, Photographer and Local Resident Jim Engel, Local Resident Frank Ventimiglia, Director of Operations, Town of Ipswich Department of Public Works Donate to America Adapts Listen to America Adapts on your favorite app here! Sign up to be a guest on Cimpatico Studios! Check out what Cimpatico is all about! https://www.cimpatico.com/about https://cimpatico.com/dougparsons Doug Parsons and Speaking Opportunities: If you are interested in having Doug speak at corporate and conference events, sharing his unique, expert perspective on adaptation in an entertaining and informative way, more information can be found here! Now on Spotify! List of Previous Guests on America Adapts Subscribe/listen to podcast on Apple Podcasts. Donate to America Adapts, we are now a tax deductible charitable organization! Facebook and Twitter: @usaadapts https://www.facebook.com/americaadapts/timeline www.americaadapts.org https://www.facebook.com/thetrustees @thetrustees https://www.instagram.com/thetrustees/ Links in this episode: https://www.onthecoast.thetrustees.org/a-focus-on-our-most-vulnerable-places http://www.thetrustees.org/ https://thetrustees.org/nature-ecology/crane-beach-through-the-decades-directors-talk/ https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-office-of-coastal-zone-management Lyceum Educational Podcastshttps://www.lyceum.fm/about America Adapts was published in the Federal Reserve! Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Strategies to Address Climate Change Risk in Low- and Moderate-income Communities - Volume 14, Issue 1 https://www.frbsf.org/community-development/publications/community-development-investment-review/2019/october/strategies-to-address-climate-change-low-moderate-income-communities/ Article on using podcasts in the Classroom: https://naaee.org/eepro/blog/are-you-using-podcast-your-classroom-you Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/america-adapts-climate-change/id1133023095?mt=2 Listen here. On Google Podcast here. Please share on Facebook! Podcasts in the Classroom – Discussion guides now available for the latest episode of America Adapts. These guides can be used by educators at all levels. Check them out here! The best climate change podcasts on The Climate Advisor http://theclimateadvisor.com/the-best-climate-change-podcasts/ 7 podcasts to learn more about climate change and how to fight it https://kinder.world/articles/you/7-podcasts-to-learn-more-about-climate-change-and-how-to-fight-it-19813 Directions on how to listen to America Adapts on Amazon Alexa https://youtu.be/949R8CRpUYU America Adapts also has its own app for your listening pleasure!  Just visit the App store on Apple or Google Podcast on Android and search “America Adapts.” Join the climate change adaptation movement by supporting America Adapts!  Please consider supporting this podcast by donating through America Adapts fiscal sponsor, the Social Good Fund. All donations are now tax deductible! For more information on this podcast, visit the website at http://www.americaadapts.org and don't forget to subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts.   Podcast Music produce by Richard Haitz Productions Write a review on Apple Podcasts! America Adapts on Facebook!   Join the America Adapts Facebook Community Group. Check us out, we’re also on YouTube! Producer Dan Ackerstein Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts Doug can be contacted at americaadapts @ g mail . com
In episode 119 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold. Doug and Senator Feingold discuss his work on the Campaign for Nature; why protecting biodiversity is as important, or more so, than climate change; the science partners involved; what international efforts are needed for biodiversity protection; the role of his new org, the American Constitution Society and we also dabble a bit in domestic politics! Topics covered: What is the Campaign for Nature. Protecting 30% of the Earth for Nature Argues threat to biodiversity is a bigger issue than threat of climate change. Update on Sen. Feingold’s work and the impact of Covid-19. Discussed his new organization, The American Constitution Society. International and domestic implications of an international biodiversity treaty. Highlighting science partners such as Dr. Thomas Lovejoy. Should we expand the supreme court (yes, we went there). Donate to America Adapts Listen to America Adapts on your favorite app here! Sign up to be a guest on Cimpatico Studios! Check out what Cimpatico is all about! https://www.cimpatico.com/about https://cimpatico.com/dougparsons Doug Parsons and Speaking Opportunities: If you are interested in having Doug speak at corporate and conference events, sharing his unique, expert perspective on adaptation in an entertaining and informative way, more information can be found here! Now on Spotify! List of Previous Guests on America Adapts Subscribe/listen to podcast on Apple Podcasts. Donate to America Adapts, we are now a tax deductible charitable organization! Facebook and Twitter: @usaadapts https://www.facebook.com/americaadapts/timeline www.americaadapts.org @russfeingold @acslaw @WyssCampaign https://www.facebook.com/russfeingold Links in this episode: https://www.acslaw.org/person/russ-feingold/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russ_Feingold https://www.wyssfoundation.org/news/grant-in-the-spotlight-the-guardian-the-age-of-extinction https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/31/opinion/earth-biodiversity-conservation-billion-dollars.html?auth=login-email&login=email https://www.campaignfornature.org/home https://madison.com/opinion/column/john_nichols/john-nichols-russ-feingold-is-making-an-issue-of-biodiversity/article_3ec3da77-db85-5907-872f-b456566d8154.html Lyceum Educational Podcastshttps://www.lyceum.fm/about America Adapts was published in the Federal Reserve!Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Strategies to Address Climate Change Risk in Low- and Moderate-income Communities - Volume 14, Issue 1 https://www.frbsf.org/community-development/publications/community-development-investment-review/2019/october/strategies-to-address-climate-change-low-moderate-income-communities/ Article on using podcasts in the Classroom: https://naaee.org/eepro/blog/are-you-using-podcast-your-classroom-you Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/america-adapts-climate-change/id1133023095?mt=2 Listen here. On Google Podcast here. Please share on Facebook! Podcasts in the Classroom – Discussion guides now available for the latest episode of America Adapts. These guides can be used by educators at all levels. Check them out here! The best climate change podcasts on The Climate Advisor http://theclimateadvisor.com/the-best-climate-change-podcasts/ 7 podcasts to learn more about climate change and how to fight it https://kinder.world/articles/you/7-podcasts-to-learn-more-about-climate-change-and-how-to-fight-it-19813 Directions on how to listen to America Adapts on Amazon Alexa https://youtu.be/949R8CRpUYU America Adapts also has its own app for your listening pleasure!  Just visit the App store on Apple or Google Podcast on Android and search “America Adapts.” Join the climate change adaptation movement by supporting America Adapts!  Please consider supporting this podcast by donating through America Adapts fiscal sponsor, the Social Good Fund. All donations are now tax deductible! For more information on this podcast, visit the website at http://www.americaadapts.org and don't forget to subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts.   Podcast Music produce by Richard Haitz Productions Write a review on Apple Podcasts! America Adapts on Facebook!   Join the America Adapts Facebook Community Group. Check us out, we’re also on YouTube! Producer Dan Ackerstein Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts Doug can be contacted at americaadapts @ g mail . com
In episode 118 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Maxine Burkett, a Professor of Law at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  In this episode, Doug and Maxine discuss: the moral and intellectual case for climate reparations; climate migration; differences in climate justice in the global north and the global south; will adaptation take a peaceful or conflict oriented approach in the years ahead; and adaptation studies at the University of Hawaii. Topics covered: Background on The Institute for Climate and Peace The state of climate migration. As we adapt, what will dominate, peaceful approaches to adaptation or more conflict oriented approaches? Differences in Climate justice in the global north and the global south. Response differences between climate change and covid-19. Repairing relationships through climate reparations. Carbon based climate reparations. Reparations and their role in helping frontline communities adapt. Climate reparations are meant to ‘rebuild trust’.  Learn about the climate program at the University of Hawaii. Donate to America Adapts Listen to America Adapts on your favorite app here! Sign up to be a guest on Cimpatico Studios! Check out what Cimpatico is all about! https://www.cimpatico.com/about https://cimpatico.com/dougparsons Doug Parsons and Speaking Opportunities: If you are interested in having Doug speak at corporate and conference events, sharing his unique, expert perspective on adaptation in an entertaining and informative way, more information can be found here! Now on Spotify! List of Previous Guests on America Adapts Subscribe/listen to podcast on Apple Podcasts. Donate to America Adapts, we are now a tax deductible charitable organization! Facebook and Twitter: @usaadapts https://www.facebook.com/americaadapts/timeline www.americaadapts.org @ClimateAndPeace Links in this episode: https://www.law.hawaii.edu/personnel/burkett/maxine https://www.climateandpeace.org/people A Pathway To Peace: Ideas For A New And More Resilient Reality The Future of Climate Change and Peace Youth Leadership Needed In Time Of Climate Uncertainty Research:  Behind the Veil: Climate Migration, Regime Shift, and a New Theory of Justice In Search of Refuge: Pacific Islands, Climate-Induced Migration, and the Legal Frontier *On the potential for current climate ligation to address racial inequity, please see Litigating Separate and Equal. *On equity and reparations, please see Climate Reparations.  This is a relatively older piece, but is a nice precursor to my current contribution to the Lancet Commission on Reparations and Redistributive Justice for which I serve as the climate section lead. *On small island vulnerability and deterritorialized statehood, please see The Nation Ex-Situ. Lyceum Educational Podcastshttps://www.lyceum.fm/about America Adapts was published in the Federal Reserve!Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Strategies to Address Climate Change Risk in Low- and Moderate-income Communities - Volume 14, Issue 1 https://www.frbsf.org/community-development/publications/community-development-investment-review/2019/october/strategies-to-address-climate-change-low-moderate-income-communities/ Article on using podcasts in the Classroom: https://naaee.org/eepro/blog/are-you-using-podcast-your-classroom-you Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/america-adapts-climate-change/id1133023095?mt=2 Listen here. On Google Podcast here. Please share on Facebook! Podcasts in the Classroom – Discussion guides now available for the latest episode of America Adapts. These guides can be used by educators at all levels. Check them out here! The best climate change podcasts on The Climate Advisor http://theclimateadvisor.com/the-best-climate-change-podcasts/ 7 podcasts to learn more about climate change and how to fight it https://kinder.world/articles/you/7-podcasts-to-learn-more-about-climate-change-and-how-to-fight-it-19813 Directions on how to listen to America Adapts on Amazon Alexa https://youtu.be/949R8CRpUYU America Adapts also has its own app for your listening pleasure!  Just visit the App store on Apple or Google Podcast on Android and search “America Adapts.” Join the climate change adaptation movement by supporting America Adapts!  Please consider supporting this podcast by donating through America Adapts fiscal sponsor, the Social Good Fund. All donations are now tax deductible! For more information on this podcast, visit the website at http://www.americaadapts.org and don't forget to subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts.   Podcast Music produce by Richard Haitz Productions Write a review on Apple Podcasts! America Adapts on Facebook!   Join the America Adapts Facebook Community Group. Check us out, we’re also on YouTube! Producer Dan Ackerstein Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts Doug can be contacted at americaadapts @ g mail . com
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