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Connect the Dots

February 2022
Those Who Wander: A Connect the Dots Podcast
Episode 6.5

Episode 6.5, February 2022: In Season 6 of CPR's Connect the Dots podcast, we’re discussing climate resiliency — that is, our ability to handle the stresses caused by climate disruption and adapt to changing conditions. In the final episode of the season, host Rob Verchick and his guests talk about climate migration. Rob is joined by Matt Kahn, Provost Professor of Economics at the University of Southern California and the author of Adapting to Climate Change; Rachel Cleetus, policy director at the Union for Concerned Scientists; Ilan Kelman, professor of disasters and health at University College London; and Valerie Mueller, assistant professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University.

February 2022
Unhealthy Planet, Unhealthy People: A Connect the Dots Podcast
Episode 6.4

Episode 6.4, February 2022: In Season 6 of CPR's Connect the Dots podcast, we’re discussing climate resiliency — that is, our ability to handle the stresses caused by climate disruption and adapt to changing conditions. In this episode, host Rob Verchick and his guests explore how climate change is impacting our health. Rob is joined by Howard Frumkin, senior vice president with the Trust for Public Land and a professor at the University of Washington School of Public Health; Ilan Kelman, professor of disasters and health at University College London; and Carter Mathes, professor at Rutgers University and long-time resident of East Orange, New Jersey.

January 2022
Who’s Hiring? A Connect the Dots Podcast
Episode 6.3

Episode 6.3, January 2022: In Season 6 of CPR's Connect the Dots podcast, we’re discussing climate resiliency — that is, our ability to handle the stresses caused by climate disruption and adapt to changing conditions. In this episode, host Rob Verchick and his guests explore industry sectors and jobs that are particularly vulnerable to climate change, as well as the potential for significant job creation in technology, infrastructure, adaptation, mitigation, and the just transition to a clean, carbon-free economy. Rob is joined by Dr. Kimberley Miner, scientist and systems engineer at the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab in California; Lowell Chandler, a Montana attorney; Valerie Mueller, assistant professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University; Renata Brillinger, co-founder and executive director of the California Climate and Agriculture Network; and Sean Hecht, CPR Member Scholar and Evan Frankel Professor of Policy and Practice at UCLA School of Law.

January 2022
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Climate Adaptation: A Connect the Dots Podcast
Episode 6.2

Episode 6.2, January 2022: In Season 6 of CPR's Connect the Dots podcast, we’re discussing climate resiliency — that is, our ability to handle the stresses caused by climate disruption and adapt to changing conditions. In this episode, host Rob Verchick and his guests explore how parents, families, and communities are adapting their lifestyles to the realities of climate change. Rob is joined by Dr. Kimberley Miner, scientist and systems engineer at the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab in California; Lowell Chandler, a Montana attorney; Kristy Dahl, senior climate scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists; and Christian Møller-Holst, founder and CEO of Goodwings.

January 2022
Home Is Where the Flood Is: A Connect the Dots Podcast
Episode 6.1

Episode 6.1, January 2022: In Season 6 of CPR's Connect the Dots podcast, we’re discussing climate resiliency — that is, our ability to handle the stresses caused by climate disruption and adapt to changing conditions. The crisis may be stark, but there are solutions and pathways to a viable, sustainable future. Kicking off the season, host Rob Verchick digs into resiliency, real estate, and how climate change is beginning to impact people's decisions on where to live -- or move. Rob is joined by Daryl Fairweather, chief economist at Redfin; Philip Mulder, a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business; Matt Kahn, Provost Professor of Economics at the University of Southern California and the author of Adapting to Climate Change; and Sean Hecht, CPR Member Scholar and Evan Frankel Professor of Policy and Practice at UCLA School of Law.