America Adapts the Climate Change Podcast / Racially just Adaptation + Urban Planning and Climate Inequities + Fate of 100 Resilient Cities and much more with Dr. Linda Shi

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In episode 111 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Dr. Linda Shi, an Assistant Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at Cornell University.  Doug and Linda talk about coastal development and adaptation economics; what happened to the 100 Resilient Cities Initiatives; urban inequality; racially just adaptation; transformative adaptation and much more!

Topics covered:

  • Issues for equity, adaptation, and climate change
  • Urban planning and climate justice.
  • Spatial inequality
  • Coastal development and adaptation economics
  • “Racially just Adaptation”
  • Real estate vulnerability
  • Climate Adaptation Plans can worsen urban vulnerability
  • Transformative adaptation
  • What happened to the 100 Resilient Cities Initiative?
  • What is an adaptation professional?
  • The lack of university level adaptation programs

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