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  • Explores how small and mid-sized cities are tackling climate change and moving toward an equitable and sustainable future. Co-hosted by Abby Finis and Larry Kraft.
    2021 City Climate Corner LLC
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  • Asheville NC: Food Policy Action Plan

    Sep 14 2021

    Asheville, NC adopted a food policy action plan in 2013 and updated it in 2017 to ensure residents have access to healthy, nutritious food in the context of creating a thriving and resilient city. We delve into what the plan is, how it relates to climate change, and how it has impacted the city in this interview with Asheville Sustainability Coordinator Kiera Bulan and Keith McDade, a member of Asheville's Sustainability Advisory Committee and a Professor of Sustainability at Lenoir-Rhyne University.

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    43 mins
  • Savannah GA: Trees - Jobs - Climate

    Aug 31 2021

    In 2018, Savannah received a grant to create an urban tree nursery to grow their tree canopy, mitigate the increasing impacts of climate related flooding, do workforce development, and engage the community. We interview Savannah's Director of Sustainability Nick Deffley, University of Georgia Marine Extension's Coastal Resilience Specialist Jill Gambill, and program apprentice and now owner and operator of Corinthian Gardens, Robert Hartwell. We learn how the program has gone and the life changing impacts it has had.

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    44 mins
  • Youth Episode - Laramie WY

    Aug 17 2021

    We interview three young people who, as University of Wyoming students, were a key part of Laramie's climate action efforts. Hear from Chelsea Taylor, Jarad O'Brien, and Zach Isler about their projects, their impact on Laramie, and the "town-gown" relationship that is developing between the University and Laramie.

    To hear Laramie's powerful story of climate action in coal country, check out our 10th episode from early July.

    Note - we're taking a short summer vacation break from general episodes this week, but will be back on Aug 31st with our next city episode. 

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    31 mins

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