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The Response

Sep 17, 2019

An in depth interview with Paris’s Chief Resilience Officer, Sebastian Maire, about what that city has been doing in order to build resilience in the face of the climate crisis.

The conversation covers the six main resilience challenges in Paris, their three-tiered approach to meeting those challenges, and how they...


Sep 3, 2019

In the first episode of our second season, The Response travels to Mexico City and puts the focus on the 2017 Puebla Earthquake — a magnitude 7.1 quake that toppled over forty buildings, caused over 350 deaths, and injured thousands. Specifically, we explore the significance of information flows by telling the story...


Aug 20, 2019

Last month, Shareable writer Aaron Fernando spoke at length with Dr. Gordon, about his innovative approach to working with trauma caused by social, political, and environmental disasters. 

From the ongoing occupation in Gaza to wildfire survivors in Sonoma County, students and teachers in Parkland after the school...


Jul 22, 2019

Going beyond simply analyzing the dynamics of the 2017 Tubbs Fire and Undocufund, the interview explores the broader issues faced by the undocumented community in California, as well as the importance of organizing and community empowerment when it comes to minimizing the effects of not just environmental...


Jul 18, 2019

On August 5th The Response is back for Season 2!

The Response is a podcast and documentary series exploring the remarkable communities that arise in the aftermath of disasters. Spanning the globe, each episode takes a deep dive into a unique location to uncover the under-reported stories that are hidden just beneath the...