Yes, Florence began to weaken as it approached the Eastern seaboard. It also began to slow down, but that isn’t a good thing. A slow-moving storm might hit less area, but the area it does hit suffers tremendously.
I know I said I would write about the Global Climate Action Summit this week, but I changed my mind. That can wait another week. There were some big things that happened there, and they’ll be just as big in a week.
I want to talk about football and hurricanes (but not the Miami Hurricanes, so if you are a UF or FSU fan, please don’t click the little x at the top of your browser). Also, the football part of this isn’t terribly important. The hurricanes part is.
As I’m sure you know, Hurricane Florence just brought some recent unpleasantness (quite an understatement) to parts of North and South Carolina. I was anxiously tracking the storm last week, because a few friends of ours had invited us to drive with them to Charlottesville to, in part, watch the University of Virginia home football game. At the beginning of the week, it looked like Charlottesville could get hit by Florence if she made landfall in North Carolina and then moved due north.
EV drivers who plan to attend RayDay 2018 are invited to take part in an EV Caravan with The Ray, Clean Cities Atlanta, and the EV Club of the South. It is an official National Drive Electric Week Event.Read More
A Georgia Tech undergraduate student teamed up with Chick-Fil-A staff over the summer to reduce millions of pounds of heat-trapping greenhouse gases while delivering significant cost savings.Read More
The Georgia Public Service Commission (Georgia PSC) has authorized funding for Georgia Power to construct, own and operate a one-megawatt solar array on Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) property at Exit 14 off Interstate 85, which is known as “The Ray.” Georgia will be the third state in the nation to utilize the grassy shoulder of an interstate highway, called the “right-of-way” (ROW), to generate solar energy. This unique project will pilot the use of native flowering plants as ground cover in test plots within the solar array, making Georgia the first in the nation to pilot pollinator-friendly, right-of-way solar.Read More