• Noted and Quoted, September 2017
    • Posted by Alan Flurry - September 18, 2017
    • The stormy weather brings out the best in our climate experts, among others. A sample of the Franklin College faculty members quoted in the media during September:

      Why President Trump recoils from denouncing his “alt-right” supporters, article in STAT quotes professor of psychology Keith Campbell

      New light cast on sea level, climate threats – Brunswick News mentions work by Public Service Associate and geography Ph.D. Mathew Hauer

      No, NASA is not predicting 15 days of complete darkness in November, by Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd in Forbes

      Four dangers of Hurricane Harvey that may not be obvious to the public, Marshall Shepherd writing in Forbes

      Worst case scenario looms for Texas with Hurricane Harvey, Marshall Shepherd quoted by Mashable

      Researcher by Kojo Mensa-Wilmot on developing drugs to fight sickness caused by tsetse fly reported by the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

      How Hurricane Harvey became so destructive, Marshall Shepherd quoted in The New York Times

      How Harvey went from a little-noticed storm to a behemoth, Marshall Shepherd quoted in The Washington Post

      Why not evacuate before Harvey? Houston leaders defend their calls to stay put, Marshall Shepherd quoted by the Texas Tribune

      Hurricane Harvey is testing our ability to communicate natural disaster risks, Marshall Shepherd quoted by Huffington Post

      Evacuating during a natural disaster is an issue of privilege, Marshall Shepherd quoted by Yahoo

      Texas is under trillions of gallons of water, Medium article by John Knox quoted in Flagpole

      Hurricane Harvey and climate change: Is there a connection? Marshall Shepherd quoted in USA Today

      Climate change has "loaded the dice" on the frequency of 100-year floods, Marshall Shepherd quoted by HuffPost

      Did climate change make recent extreme storms worse? Marshall Shepherd on the PBS NewsHour

      Houston evokes memories of 2009 Atlanta flood. Could it happen again? Marshall Shepherd quoted in the AJC

      Hotter days make football more dangerous, professor of geography Andrew Grundstein quoted by Yale Climate Connections

      Teaching activities for: "Irma roars in, and all of Florida shakes and shudders,” Marshall Shepherd quoted by the New York Times

      Harvey, Irma put climate change on Georgia’s radar, Marshall Shepherd quoted in the AJC

      Georgia coast sees major damage from Hurricane Irma, John Knox quoted on WABE

      The real unknown of climate change: our behavior Marshall Shepherd, quoted in the New York Times

      Why the government sells flood insurance, associate professor of history Stephen Mihm quoted by NPR

      Don’t cut NOAA, Marshall Shepherd in the Savannah Morning News

      Could Hurricane Jose come to Long Island? Look to the cone of uncertainty, Marshall Shepherd quoted in Newsday

       

      Image: Geocolor Image of Hurricane Irma via NASA