Last week Hurricane Florence caused, and continues to cause, major damage along the East Coast of the USA. Following Florence and a year of record breaking heat waves and fires now is a good time to consider adapting to climate change and mitigating natural hazards. Are strategies we’re taking really going to work? Or is it possible that the engineering approaches taken to protect us are actually just making us more vulnerable?
Time for the speed and accuracy comparison
I've just finished participating in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) Cities conference. The climate forecasts in the forthcoming assessment report on the state of the climate are worse. Everything has gotten worse. Let's pull out the stops and act.
Have you ever had to revisit a coding project? If you're like me, there's a sense of trepidation. Will I remember what I was doing? Will it still work? Here are some techniques that may make you a happier and more efficient researcher.
If your institution won't break down barriers for you, do it yourself.