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 Adapts with Dr. Johanna Nalua, where she talks with Dr. Jean Palutikof, the Director and Founder of the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility based in Queensland, Australia.
In this Episode:
YOUTH MEETS CLIMATE CHANGE – Doug meets with Charlie and Jeremy, on the steps of the US capitol to talk about their climate change activism: everything from lobbying their state government on clean energy, to visiting their congressional delegation to support climate legislation.
TWO GREEN LEAVES – Charlie and Jeremy also discuss their climate blog, Two Green Leaves.
AUSTRALIA ADAPTS – Johanna talks with Dr. Palutikof’s and her unique history working in the climate change field. Dr. Palutikof also discusses the challenges of adaptation research at the local government level and some of the innovative work occurring across Australia.
Interviewed in this episode: Charlie Abrams Jeremy Clark Dr. Jean Palutikof
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Links in episode: https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/07/middle-schoolers-take-climate-action/ http://www.opb.org/radio/programs/thinkoutloud/segment/two-portland-fifth-graders-blog-about-climate-change/ http://twogreenleaves.org National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility https://www.griffith.edu.au/business-government/griffith-institute-tourism/about-us/staff/dr-johanna-nalau
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