Ecocentricity Blog: Letting the Expert Speak

Oct 17, 2018 10:15 AM ET
Summary: 

As I’m sure you know, Hurricane Michael recently slammed into the Florida panhandle and then made its way across South Georgia. While a lot of coverage of the storm focused on what happened to the impacted coastal communities (short story – they got hammered), I feel like there has not been enough attention paid to the impact of Michael on Georgia agriculture.

Blog

This is a short blog post. I’m not taking this week off, mind you. Rather, I recognize that there are times when I need to say less and let the experts say more. This is one of those posts.

As I’m sure you know, Hurricane Michael recently slammed into the Florida panhandle and then made its way across South Georgia. While a lot of coverage of the storm focused on what happened to the impacted coastal communities (short story – they got hammered), I feel like there has not been enough attention paid to the impact of Michael on Georgia agriculture.

My friend Marshall Shepherd, a climate scientist at the University of Georgia, wrote this piece on the issue for Forbes. Please give it a read. I’ll see y’all next week.

This blog is also available via email subscription.

Click here to subscribe and to receive Ecocentricity automatically every Wednesday morning via email.

Valerie Bennett
Ray C. Anderson Foundation
+1 (770) 317-5858