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The Atlantic turned to School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Kim Cobb for help understanding the UN's new climate report. Though some may say the target proposed by the report is unrealistic, Cobb says, "It is not our job as scientists to give the world a 'pass' in the face of damaging delays in tackling climate change."
The Atlantic, Oct 19, 2018
It's not too late to avoid a catastrophic future. A new IPCC report shows the impacts that can be avoided by limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius instead of 2 degrees. According to School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences' Kim Cobb, "We still have choices to make."
Scientific American, Oct 17, 2018
Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine, Oct 17, 2018
"Even a horse's tail shouts out secrets," says David Hu, who holds joint appointments in the School of Biological Sciences and the School of Mechanical Engineering. For the past few months, Hu had been plagued by a simple question: What's the purpose of a horse's tail? Using biology and engineering, Hu and his team found the answer. Hu is also an adjunct professor in the School of Physics.
Scientific American, Oct 16, 2018
"This past week was a grim one in climate history, by any measure," The School of Eath and Atmospheric Sciences' Kim Cobb begins her article for The Washington Post. It's a sobering warning, but Cobb still has hope.
The Washington Post, Oct 14, 2018