Sep 30, 2020
Can we adapt to a speedily changing climate with all the extreme weather events challenging our communities in wave after wave? Beth Gibbons, Executive Director of the American Society of Adaptation Professionals (ASAP) shares her journey & what she & her expert colleagues from far and wide are doing. Listen to "Collaborating for Climate Adaptation" (Multi-Hazards Podcast S02 E20). Check out the Study Guide, click on the top left "PDF": https://multi-hazards.libsyn.com/collaborating-for-climate-adaptation-conversation-with-beth-gibbons
Beth Gibbons is the Executive Director of the American Society of Adaptation Professionals (ASAP). In this role, she is responsible for strengthening the capacities of individual adaptation professionals, adaptation and resilience oriented organizations, and accelerating the evolution of the adaptation field of practice.Beth brings over a decade of experience in sustainable development and climate adaptation to her role. Prior to joining ASAP, Beth directed the University of Michigan's Climate Center and managed NOAA’s Great Lakes Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments Center. Beth served in the Peace Corps in Agodopke, Togo and holds a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Michigan.