On Air with IER: Episode 44

This week: After disastrous flooding, officials in Goshen, Indiana embark on a journey of climate change resilience, and a new online tool seeks to help communities prepare for climate change before it's too late.
November 18, 2019


Welcome to Episode 44 of the IER Podcast hosted by Sophie Bird.


Galvanized by disaster

By Beth Edwards

Historic flooding devastated Goshen, Indiana in February 2018, isolating the city for 97 hours.

The experience showed Goshen officials that the city would need to become more prepared for environmental change and the severe weather that comes with it.

Read the full story.



A roundup of recent climate and environmental related headlines from around the world.

  1. West Lake Corridor project receives award for environmental preparedness
    Link for the first story.

  2. Trump administration suggests adding wi-fi, food trucks, Amazon deliveries to national parks
    Link for the second story.

  3. Boxed water cartons are less recyclable than plastic bottles
    Link for the third story.


Online tool to help Hoosier communities prepare for climate change

By Enrique Saenz

A new online tool seeks to help Indiana communities understand how climate change will affect Hoosiers locally and what they can do to minimize new dangers.

Read the full story.