Meteorologst, climate expert, zombie slayer: A Q&A with J. Marshall Shepherd

Reprinted from Grist

Grist writer Zoya Teirnstein recently caught up with our good friend and Drawdown Georgia core research team member, Marshall Shepherd for an interview.

Weather is not climate. A single devastating hurricane is not in itself proof that climate change is tipping the scales in favor of larger, slower-moving, and more extreme storms. But the notion that the two are entirely separate is a misconception, too.

“They’ve always been connected,” said J. Marshall Shepherd, a meteorologist at the University of Georgia. “I just think there’s been a misunderstanding.”

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