David Goodrich decided to take a cross-country vacation upon his retirement in 2011, but this trip had a twist.
Whereas the average retiree may have packed up the car for a road trip to see America, Goodrich lighted out on his bike for the trek from his home in Rockville, Md., to the Oregon coast.
More than just enjoying the freedom of a long bike ride, however, Goodrich had ulterior motives for pedaling across the U.S.
Goodrich had spent his entire career studying climate, both as director of the U.N. Global