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Episode 1: The Fifth National Climate Assessment The Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5) Companion Podcast is a limited series intended to introduce the report, showcase the perspectives of NCA5 authors and staff, and demonstrate how the Assessment can help inform decisions. In our first episode, we’ll hear from the leadership of the National Climate Assessment: NCA5 Director Allison Crimmins and NCA Chief of Staff Chris Avery. They discuss what NCA5 is, where it came from, and how you use it. We’ll also hear from two NCA5 authors, Kate Marvel and Adam Parris, about how climate science is...
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Episode 4 - What’s at Risk? The Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5) Companion Podcast is a limited series intended to introduce the report, showcase the perspectives of NCA5 authors and staff, and demonstrate how the Assessment can help inform decisions. From health and economics to food and the built environment, climate change has the potential to affect everything about our lives. In this episode, we discuss with authors of the Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5) what the science reveals about some of the most important climate-related risks facing the United States. Guests...
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Audiobook - Overview: Understanding risks, impacts, and responses This is a recorded audiobook reading of the summary chapter of the Fifth National Climate Assessment titled, “Overview: Understanding risks, impacts, and responses.” Listeners can also read the Overview chapter on the NCA5 website. For navigation purposes, the episode is split into chapters, corresponding to the 5 major sections of the Overview. Those sections are: Section 1: How the United States is Addressing Climate Change (starts at 01:28) Section 2: How the United States is Experiencing Climate Change (starts at 13:00)...
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Episode 2: Taking Action The Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5) Companion Podcast is a limited series intended to introduce the report, showcase the perspectives of NCA5 authors and staff, and demonstrate how the Assessment can help inform decisions. Many communities across the country are already addressing the impacts of climate change. In this episode, we hear from several authors of the Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5) about innovations in mitigation, adaptation, and resilience and lessons learned from those communities taking action. Guests include: Rebecca Dodder, federal...
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Episode 5 - Our Choices for Our Future The Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5) Companion Podcast is a limited series intended to introduce the report, showcase the perspectives of NCA5 authors and staff, and demonstrate how the Assessment can help inform decisions. In this final episode of our series, we examine the evolution of climate science and look to the future. What opportunities does the NCA5 reveal, and what challenges can it help you overcome? How can people use the National Climate Assessments as they face future risks? We’ll discuss how the NCA can be a tool to address climate...
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Episode 3 - Road Trip! The Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5) Companion Podcast is a limited series intended to introduce the report, showcase the perspectives of NCA5 authors and staff, and demonstrate how the Assessment can help inform decisions. We’re taking a classic American road trip, with a modern virtual twist! In this episode, travel across the country with NCA5 Director Allison Crimmins to some of the geographic regions highlighted in NCA5. You’ll hear from NCA5 authors along the way about the impacts of climate change on their own regions, what makes their regions unique, and...
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Bonus Episode 1 - Art x Climate The Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5) Companion Podcast is a limited series intended to introduce the report, showcase the perspectives of NCA5 authors and staff, and demonstrate how the Assessment can help inform decisions. Bonus Episode! Art has the ability to capture the imagination and communicate lived experiences in profound ways. In this episode, we discuss the major art-related efforts of the Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5) with the artists themselves. First, we are joined by the 24th U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón, who reads her NCA5 poem...
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