Telling the Story of Climate Change

These stories are tragically real, regardless of the cause. But with climate change looming as the probable cause, or at least a probable contributor, it means that more stories like these are likely coming.

Fantasy novels captivate me. I could have said, “I like fantasy novels,” but that wouldn’t quite have been right. Rather, a good fantasy novel will entertain me for hours at a time, distract me from work, and even show up in my dreams. Once again, I readily admit how much of a nerd I am.

One of my favorites is The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. It’s the first book in a series called The Kingkiller Chronicle, and I just finished listening to it for the second time (I’m an audiobook guy for novels, because they let me “read” when driving and brushing my teeth). I eagerly await the third book in the series, which I hope will be out in 2017 sometime.

I won’t say much about the book, but I do want to share its beginning. The first two lines of the novel are the following:

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Michael Oxman Named Managing Director of Scheller College's Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business

Michael Oxman joins the Scheller College of Business as the new managing director of the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business.

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Using Nature’s Design Principles to Create a Radically Sustainable Food System

Winners announced for food system focused biomimicry innovation challenge.

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The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) State Transportation Board yesterday passed a resolution endorsing a project of The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, The Ray, to re-imagine our highway system into one that is safer and more sustainable.

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Southface Strengthens Policy and Advocacy Team

Lisa Bianchi-Fossati Joins Southface as Director of Policy

Lisa Bianchi-Fossati to join Southface as Director of Policy in continued support of the region’s growing need for energy efficiency and expanding interest in clean energy technologies.

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