Riffing on Shoreline Trends with Dan Martin

We discuss how to talk about climate change on the coast.

Dan Martin, host of the Next Gen Waterfronts Podcast, was in Austin and we couldn't pass up the chance to do a special episode of the Friday Happy Hour Podcast.  So, it's hot all over the country this week, even in Dan's hometown of Chicago, and coastal communities are bursting with tourists cooling off at the beach.  So, what about this climate change question?  Is it for real and does it impact coastal policy or the decisions of everyday Americans when it comes to coastal investments or travel?  We check in with Dan on this key topic on the American shoreline.

R. Tyler Buckingham

R. Tyler Buckingham is the Director of Content and Production for Coastal News Today and ASPN. Before launching CNT/ASPN, Tyler worked with Peter A. Ravella Consulting, where he created coastal funding solutions for beach communities. Previously, Tyler worked at Rooftop Comedy where he served as the video and sound editor. In 2013, Tyler worked with Ken Burns' documentary film production company, Florentine Films, where he worked on projects including The Roosevelts: An Intimate Story; I Can't Stop Loving You, a documentary about country music; The Address, a documentary about the recital of the Gettysburg address on its 150th Anniversary; and Vietnam. Tyler also worked on the Ken Burns mobile app, which was released to critical acclaim in 2014. From 2009 to 2012, he was a monitoring and evaluation consultant in the field of international economic development with the U.S. Trade & Development Agency. Originally from Ojai, California, Tyler grew up going to the beaches of Southern California and credits time spent in the tide pools with inspiring an early interest in marine biology and coastal systems. Tyler is the co-host of the American Shoreline Podcast and the host of the Beach Shack Podcast on coastal real estate.