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Noted and Quoted, August 2019

Alan Flurry

Franklin faculty continue to lead by sharing their expertise on many international issues of the day. A recent sampling:

Greenland’s in the middle of a record melting event - Distinguished Research Professor and Franklin College associate dean Thomas Mote quoted in a widely circulated article, Science Alert

Academics, sports or both? A personal reflection from an atmospheric scientist - Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and Geography Marshall Shepherd writing at Forbes

Greenland’s ice wasn’t expected to melt like this until 2070  - Thomas Mote writing in The Hill

How stock buybacks ambled into stardom – article by associate professor of history Stephen Mihm in the Northwest Georgia News

Paris sizzles, London boils as record heat threatens Europe -  Marshall Shepherd quoted widely by MediacomABC NewsChicago TribuneUSA TodayTimes Free PressThe Christian Science Monitor

UGA researchers using robots to better predict hurricane intensity – research by assistant professor of marine sciences Catherine Edwards reported by ABHWTOCAugusta ChronicleForbesWSAVThe Post and Courier

Brain-eating amoeba. Flesh-eating bacteria. Climate change will raise Florida’s risks - Professor of Infectious Diseases and Cellular Biology, CTEGD Director, GRA Eminent Scholar Chair in Antiparasitic Drug Discovery Dennis Kyle quoted by Miami HeraldMedical Xpress

New York’s health department links criminal justice system to “lasting harm” – associate professor of sociology Sarah Shannon quoted by BuzzFeed NewsLong RoomNew York Patch

Ice mass losses on Greenland last week not expected in modeling until around 2070 – article by Thomas Mote quoted by Democratic UndergroundAJC

Professor of marine sciences Patricia Yager named to Clarke BOE – reported in WGAU

As Asia braces for Typhoons Lekima and Krosa – where are the Atlantic hurricanes? Marshall Shepherd writing in Forbes

Skidaway gliders improve hurricane forecast – research by Catherine Edwards reported in the Savannah Morning News

NASA scientists fly over Greenland to track melting ice - Thomas Mote quoted by Hot Springs Sentinel RecordF3NewsF3News

Why solar activity and cosmic rays can’t explain global warming - Marshall Shepherd writing in Forbes

Gliders showed forecasting progress during Hurricane Florence  - research by Catherine Edwards reported by Government TechnologyCoastal News TodayGPB News

Are attitudes contagious? Nonverbal messages  - research by assistant professor of psychology Allison Skinner reported by ScienceDailyMedicine News Line

Greenhouse gases reach record levels, report finds - Marshall Shepherd quoted by CNNEcoWatch

As NASA tracks ice over Greenland, Iceland bids farewell to it with poetry - Thomas Mote quoted by News Live TV

Researchers show evidence of cellular clocks in cells – research by professor of genetics Jonathan Arnold reported in UGA Today

“The end of the planet”: Why everyone should care about ice melt in Greenland - Thomas Mote quoted by New York PostF3 NewsLos Angeles Times

How to tell if you were raised by narcissists – professor of psychology Keith Campbell quoted at The List

Savannah’s summer swelter grows - Marshall Shepherd quoted by Savannah Morning News

440 billion tons of ice are expected to melt this summer in Greenland – what that means for Earth - Thomas Mote quoted in People

Earth’s future is being written in fast-melting Greenland - Thomas Mote quoted in Telegraph HeraldWCPO

2019 American Geophysical Union Medal, Award, and Prize recipients announced, Marshall Shepherd wins the Climate Communications prize – Eos – Earth and Space Science News

How word use evolved in climate “change” vs. “crisis” - Professor of Spanish Linguistics Sarah Blackwell quoted in the AJC


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