The Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network

August 08, 2017

Episode 4 of the ELEEP Podcast Series was released on 08 August 2017 and features a discussion with 2016-2017 ELEEP Fellows, Andrea Illés and Salem Afeworki on the recent study tour on climate adaptation measures in California. Julia Elkin moderates the discussion, which also touches on the Fellows’ professional background and current research.

In Spring 2017 a group of ELEEP fellows landed in California for a week-long study tour on local and regional climate change adaptation strategies. The recent prolonged drought on the West Coast featured prominently in the long list of topics addressed during the week, which included approaches to managing water scarcity, groundwater replenishment methods, sea level rise adaptation and desalination processes. The ELEEP members had opportunities to discuss the challenges of climate change with practitioners and experts working on the group for local communities. This podcast episode overviews the itinerary of the study tour and presents insights from two ELEEP fellows who were there.

To see impressions from the US study tour on climate adaptation, please see the "Further Links" section at the bottom of this page.

The episode can be listened to on Soundcloud using the embedded frame below.

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