Jonathan Foley, PhD, executive director of Project Drawdown recently interviewed Marshall Shepherd, PhD, Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and Geography - The University of Georgia.
The interview, entitled, "Trust a Weather Geek: Climate Justice is the Only Way" is part of Project Drawdown's new Climate Expert Series.
Dr. Shepherd is a well-known, world-leading meteorologist and professor. He is an expert in climate change and its effects in urban environments. He was recently inducted into the National Academy of Engineering, and he is a past chair of the American Meteorological Society. He hosts The Weather Channel's Award winning Sunday morning talk show, "Weather Geeks" and he is a regular contributor to Forbes.
Dr. Shepherd is one of the core researchers for Drawdown Georgia, an initiative inspired by Project Drawdown to accelerate progress toward net zero greenhouse gas emssions for the State of Georgia. The goal is to reduce Georgia's carbon impact by 30% by 2030.