Articles about Drawdown Georgia

Drawdown Georgia Launch Week Recap

Drawdown Georgia officially launched on October 17, with a week of celebration and conversation that brought communities across Georgia to the table to talk about how we can accelerate climate solutions that will bring us to Drawdown, that point in the future when emissions begin to decline.

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Drawdown Georgia Names Leadership Council Co-Chairs Jasmine Crowe, Roy Richards, Jr., and Nathaniel Smith to Lead New Climate Solutions Effort

Launched last month, Drawdown Georgia -- the first state-centered effort to crowdsolve for climate change -- today announced the formation of a Leadership Council. Chaired by Jasmine Crowe, founder and CEO of Goodr, Inc., Roy Richards, Jr., chairman of the board for Southwire, and Nathaniel Smith, founder and chief equity officer of Partnership for Southern Equity, the Leadership Council will help guide and advance the effort to scale the 20 climate solutions identified as having the most potential to reverse climate change in Georgia in coming years.

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Dr. Marilyn Brown is featured on GIPL's "Coffee & Something Stronger" Video Podcast

Dr. Marilyn Black of Georgia Tech's School of Public Policy was recently interviewed by Codi Norred at GIPL regarding the research behind Drawdown Georgia

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Dr. Marshall Shepherd is featured on GIPL's "Coffee and Something Stronger" Video Podcast

Dr. Marshall Shepherd who serves on the leadership team for Drawdown Georgia, discusses the launch of Drawdown Georgia.

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John Lanier is featured on GIPL's "Coffee and Something Stronger" Video Podcast

John Lanier discusses how Ray's legacy leads to Drawdown Georgia

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New Public Opinion Research on Climate, COVID and Equity

Georgians believe that climate change and equity are connected and COVID has brought us closer to nature

The issue of global warming is extremely or very important to 54% of Georgians, and two-thirds of us are more likely to buy products from Georgia companies that actively support key issues including community solar, forest protection and reducing food waste.

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Drawdown Georgia Launches to Accelerate Climate Solutions

Nonpartisan effort to scale solutions by bringing Georgians together to crowdsolve for climate progress

This week marks the launch of a long-term, multi-stakeholder climate initiative in Georgia - one designed to bring business and industry, municipal leadership, NGOs and others together to accelerate climate solutions in Georgia.

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Free Webinar: The Science Behind Drawdown Georgia

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern

Join Dr. Marilyn Brown from Georgia Tech and other university researchers from Emory University and the University of Georgia for a look at the science behind reducing Georgia’s carbon footprint in beneficial and equitable ways.

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Drawdown Georgia™ Featured on Weather Geeks Podcast

This week's Weather Geeks podcast features a conversation between John Lanier of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and Dr. Marshall Shepherd of the University of Georgia. They're talking about Drawdown Georgia which officially launches Saturday night.

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This Week on Weather Geeks: The Science of Climate Drawdown

Reprinted from Weather Geeks

Dr. Marshall Shepherd interviews Dr. Marilyn Brown about Drawdown Georgia, an initiative led by Georgia Tech, Emory University, The University of Georgia and Georgia State University, funded by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation

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