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ADAPT

In the ADAPT podcast, host Brendan Rivers talks with six people who are working to help Northeast Florida adapt to sea level rise and climate change. Guests include Florida’s first-ever Chief Resilience Officer and an environmental psychologist who teaches people how to talk about climate change. The ADAPT podcast comes from WJCT Public Media in Jacksonville, Florida, which is also behind the digital magazine ADAPT, at adaptflorida.org.

Latest Episodes
  • Anne Coglianese, Jacksonville’s first CRO, has been on the job since July, 2021. She came to Jacksonville from New Orleans, where she served as Coastal Resilience Manager from 2017 to 2020.
  • In 2019, Florida Gov. Ron Desantis appointed the state’s first-ever chief resilience officer. In the midst of her initial meetings with local officials,…
  • Northeast Florida Regional Council Resiliency Coordinator Sean Lahav is just 24, but he’s already coordinating resilience efforts across all of Florida’s…
  • LEED certification, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, was created to encourage builders to be more sustainable. But last year, the entire…
  • Trees do all sorts of amazing things — trap and store carbon, protect us from floods, absorb pollutants and increase property values. Jacksonville’s Urban…
  • Scientists say the most important thing individuals can do to help fight climate change is to talk about it. But 64% of Americans say they rarely or never…
  • Before we can talk about what to do about climate change, we have to understand what it is. Luckily, University of North Florida biology Professor Adam…
  • Last year was the hottest-ever on record in Jacksonville—where some areas of town are still recovering from the last major hurricane.And with seas…