This blog was originally posted on The Metric. It was co-written with Amy Weinfurter, MEM’15 at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Which countries have the reputation for being the most ‘environmentally-friendly,’ and does the perception match the reality? Two recent articles in Foreign Policy (“A map of China by stereotype”, March 4) […]
Do perceptions of environment match reality? Environmental Performance according to Google Autocomplete
While climate negotiators were busy discussing the role of forests in the Cancun climate negotiations, Google was launching its Earth Engine – a practical tool to help countries obtain information about their forests, which are critical carbon sinks, easily and freely. I originally wrote about the advantages of a tool like Earth Engine back in March. To […]
There is something so surreal and elegant about observing the earth from space. This is one of the reasons why I find remote sensing so appealing; however, after spending a year just trying to learn the basics of remote sensing software and perfecting my land-cover classification skills, I realized that there’s an inherently steep learning […]
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