Author: Zachary A. Marx

I'm an American expat, recently graduated with a degree in environmental policy and law from Finland, seeking out employment in Denmark. I started 80couches.com in 2010 to write about my experiences in the strange and wonderful world of Couchsurfing. You can contact me directly by email at 80couches@gmail.com

The Unexpected Cost of Climate Change

We tend to think of climate change as a long-term and linear problem. Temperature slowly rising along with sea levels, weather events getting slowly worse, glaciers slowly melting, crop yields slowly getting worse, tropical diseases slowly spreading farther and farther,…

Welcome to our New Site!

This summer, a group of passionate, climate-conscious individuals from all over Europe (and beyond!) met up in Berlin to participate in the Climate Reality Project’s Leadership Training. A few of us were from Denmark, a fewer still decided to start…