Remaking cities worldwide to deal with extreme weather events and new climate regimes will require massive investments in new ideas, practices, and skills.
While far too high to smell, smoke from wildfires in the western U.S. caused spectacularly hued sunsets from New York to D.C. to Missouri.
Climate change and other environmental issues like air and water quality disproportionately affect people of color. Today, Demoz sees his role at UMBC as empowering students, especially students from underrepresented backgrounds, to take ownership of their research and contribute to their communities. Eventually, he hopes his graduates will also become mentors and advocates for their own students and colleagues—behaviors he models for them every day.