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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 episode, Doug sits down with scientists, activists, policymakers, and journalists to discuss the tough questions facing this country a… read more

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The Inflation Reduction Act Does Adapt to Climate Change w. Dr. Jesse Keenan – Bonus: U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Shares What’s Next

In episode 171, Dr. Jesse Keenan of Tulane University returns to discuss the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act and how adaptation and resilience are built into the legislation. We discuss the misleading adaptation coverage in the media and why the Act represents a significant investment in climate resilience. Jesse takes a deep dive and explains how adaptation is built into tax policies, clean energy credits, community investment and much more in the legislation. Joining the podcast in a bonus interview is Samantha Medlock, the Senior Counsel for the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis where she explains what’s next for adaptation legislation in the U.S. Congress.

Topics covered:

  • Misleading coverage of adaptation in the Inflation Reduction Act.
  • How the Act integrates with other adaptation legislation, e.g., the Infrastructure Bill of 2021.
  • Gaps in Adaptation funding and legislation
  • Is a National Adaptation Plan even more critical now?
  • Bonus interview: House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis discusses potential next steps for adaptation legislation
  • Topics Covered from the Act that relate to adaptation.
    • Tax Policies
    • Tax Credits:  Direct Pay v.  Conventional Transfer Market
    • Clean Energy Tax Credits
    • Clean Fuels Tax Credits
    • Clean Vehicle & Refueling Tax Credits
    • Carbon Management Tax Credits
    • Residential Energy Efficiency
    • Community Investment and Energy Justice
    • Investing in Faster Permitting
    • Clean Energy Financing

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Battelle Information Innovations in Climate Resilience Conference https://www.battelle.org/conferences/conference-on-innovations-in-climate-resilience General email is climateconf@battelle.org Media inquiry contact is TR Massey masseytr@battelle.org

  • ICR23 Call for Abstracts: Download here
  • ICR22 On-Demand: Access all proceedings, presentations, videos, and photos here

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Donate to America Adapts, we are now a tax deductible charitable organization! Links in episode: The Inflation Reduction Act https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2022/08/15/by-the-numbers-the-inflation-reduction-act/ Jesse Keenan https://www.keenanclimate.com/ House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis https://climatecrisis.house.gov/

Links Shared by Samantha Medlock of the U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

Clean Energy For Allhttps://www.whitehouse.gov/cleanenergy/

Rewiring America https://www.rewiringamerica.org/

Build.govhttps://www.whitehouse.gov/build/?utm_source=build.gov

Climate Mapping for Resilience and Adaptationhttps://resilience.climate.gov/

 

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/

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 10 Best Sustainability Podcasts for Environmental Business Leadershttps://us.anteagroup.com/news-events/blog/10-best-sustainability-podcasts-environmental-business-leaders

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

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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! Executive Producer Dr. Jesse Keenan Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts Doug can be contacted at americaadapts @ g mail . com

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