Two weeks ago on a cool night in the desert, I wandered through mazes of sand and squinted up at some of the brightest stars I’d ever seen. These crazy aliens called “cacti” waved their stiff arms at me and I giggled every time I saw one that looked like a foot pouf.
In the space of 1.5 weeks this October, I had the pleasure of both hiking up mountains and mucking around salt marshes. I would like to recount some of my (mis-)adventures from traveling all across the wilds of North Carolina.
“I’d like to highlight some of the weird or exciting activities and habits that have come along during my first five months at the Nicholas School.”
I’ve had my eyes opened to how big of a topic resilience is—and how relevant it is—across scientific, social, and economic disciplines.
The change in language in the IPCC Synthesis Report from 2007 to 2014 is indicative of our increasing understanding of climate change and our urgent need to take action.
I ended my two weekends in Asheville with some interesting ideas about water sustainability in business practices, as well as some great memories of outdoor adventures and the beautiful Fall colors.