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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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Evaluating the 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates’ Climate Disaster and Adaptation Policies

In episode 101 of America Adapts, host Doug Parsons talks with Dr. Samantha Montano, a disasterologist/Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska in Emergency Management and Disaster Science.  Samantha, along with her colleague Amanda Savitt, evaluated the disaster and adaptation policies of the 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates. Doug and Samantha discuss what makes for effective disaster policies and where the candidates stand on these issues. Samantha also recommends how these policies can be improved heading into the 2020 election.

Follow along with the Disaster Policy Blog Post here.  Candidates evaluated in this episode:  Joe Biden , Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, , Tulsi Gabbard, Amy Klobuchar,  Bernie Sanders, Tom Steyer, Elizabeth Warren, Andrew Yang

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Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Evaluation of the Democratic disaster and adaptation policies.
  • Recommendations on how to improve these plans.
  • Difference between ‘mitigation’ in climate circles versus disaster circles.
  • What we can expect as the Presidential field narrows.

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Links in episode: Evaluating the Democratic Candidates' Disaster Policy http://www.disaster-ology.com/home/2019/10/14/14komh82s5zcx9ul08b0h69nm2nefy https://www.unomaha.edu/college-of-public-affairs-and-community-service/emergency-management-and-disaster-science/about-us/faculty-and-staff/samantha-montano.php https://theweek.com/articles/863831/whats-missing-from-democrats-climate-conversation-far 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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