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.”