Why start a blog?

Good question! (I’m glad I asked). I’m an oceanographer, writer, educator and advocate. In the course of my work and while living my life, I often come across interesting topics that I’d like to see made accessible to a broad audience. Critical ideas and issues that should be distributed, discussed, debated and occasionally, debunked. [...]

A Talk About Black Carbon by Dr. V. Ramanathan

Today, I attended an excellent talk by Dr. V. Ramanathan at the World Bank in Washington, DC.  Dr. Ramanathan, of the Scripps Institute of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, is the leading expert on the effects of non-CO2 greenhouse gases on climate change.  In the past decade, Dr. Ramanathan has turned his [...]

Hello world!

Hi, and welcome to my blog! I’m an oceanographer, writer, educator and activist. I research and write about climate-related issues for a non-profit organization.
In my spare time (ha! I have two little kids) I’m writing the first in a series of science fiction/suspense novels featuring a young woman who discovers evidence of a prehistoric [...]