Guest Speakers

Photo from his website

One of my classes this semester is “Climate and Development” and the professor likes to have a guest speaker in this class. We’ve had two guest speakers so far and both of them gave us a very interesting speech. I’d like to write about the recent one, Dr. David Roland-Holst from UC Berkeley. He is an adjunct professor at UC Berkeley and specializes in agricultural and natural resource economics.

His expertise also extends to China and its climate change related policies. He talked a lot of issues of climate change but his last comment was very interesting so I’d like to share it here.

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It’s been a while…

Inspired by my good friends who started (or they too may have REstarted) blogging, I ‘d like to update my blog too.

I’ve been feeling that I needed to continue my “Update” series and that has prevented me from updating my blog. But it’s been already what? like more than 3 months since my last entry so who cares about my updates now? That’s why I decided to write whatever I feel like.

Classes have started and this is just the second week of a long semester. I’ve been away from this academic environment for a year so it’s hard to readjust to it. Plus, I was working the whole summer and even though it was just a part-time job, I don’t feel like I’m a student anymore. It’s hard to study after I get home. All I want to do after a long day with a packed schedule is to relax. But 16-unite semester doesn’t allow me to do so. Maybe I should drop one of the classes.

If I start complaining, my list of complaints can continue forever so I stop here.

I wrote this blog entry today as a part of my job.

I also update this blog regularly.

If you have time, please take a look at them!


By the way, happy birthday to Cookie!