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051:  Come Hell or High Water-Climate Equity, Part 2

051: Come Hell or High Water-Climate Equity, Part 2

Topic: The Story of Turkey Creek: Self-Determination and Resilient Communities In This Episode: 01:46 Derrick Evans is introduced. 01:55 Derrick shares his background, which led to the Turkey Creek Community Initiatives. 14:46 Derrick reflects on what it felt like when he first moved to Boston and what kept him there. 22:31 Derrick talks about the impact of Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita on Gulfport and on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. 31:59 Is the Gulf Coast Fund what Derrick meant by resilient communities? 32:48 Derrick discusses his definition of climate change. 36:03 Derrick agrees that people in Gulf Coast communities saw the climate changing. 37:34 Derrick describes the documentary film “Come Hell or High Water” and mentions the impact it’s had on Turkey Creek. 43:43 Derrick tells about the things that communities can do to make themselves better prepared to withstand or recover from climate impacts. 46:35 If environmental-protection responsibility gets pushed back to the sta