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America Adapts the Climate Change Podcast

177 EpisodesProduced by Doug ParsonsWebsite

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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Extreme Heat in the News, Naming Heat Waves, Thermal Equity and more with Dr. Ladd Keith

Doug talks extreme heat with Dr. Ladd Keith, Assistant Professor in Planning and Chair of Sustainable Built Environments at the University of Arizona. Ladd and Doug discuss the media coverage of the recent pacific northwest heat wave; is naming heat waves a bad idea; will extreme heat be included in managed retreat discussions; Miami’s new Chief Heat officer; the challenge of tying mortalities to heat events; thermal equity; air conditioning shaming and much more.

Topics covered:

  • Media coverage of the Pacific Northwest heat wave.

  • Is naming heat waves a dumb idea?

  • What is “thermal equity” and what does that mean for air conditioners?

  • Why vilifying air condition is a climate justice issue.

  • Cities staffing up with heat related expertise.

  • New heat projects for urban planning.

  • Should extreme heat be talked about in the context of managed retreat?

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Links in this episode: Ladd Keith  https://www.laddkeith.com

Extreme Heat Network – network of community of practitioners and researchers Ladd leads (https://heat.arizona.edu) https://capla.arizona.edu/pirsh https://www-washingtonpost-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2021/06/21/arizona-heat-climate-change/?outputType=amp Resources: o    EPA – Heat Island Effect https://www.epa.gov/heatislands

o    CDC - Extreme Heat https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/extremeheat/index.html

o    NIHHIS (National Integrated Heat Health Information System) https://nihhis.cpo.noaa.gov/

o    NOAA RISA (Regional Integrated Science and Assessments) https://cpo.noaa.gov/Meet-the-Divisions/Climate-and-Societal-Interactions/RISA

Photo credit to climate.govhttps://www.climate.gov/news-features/event-tracker/heat-wave-scorches-pacific-northwest

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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/

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