Articles about Drawdown Georgia

National Academy Publishes Study Showing How Georgia Could Halve its Carbon Footprint

Georgia could reduce its carbon footprint by 50% by 2030 through the adoption of 20 high-impact climate solutions identified by the Drawdown Georgia research team, according to a new analysis led by Regents Professor Marilyn Brown of Georgia Tech’s School of Public Policy. The study results were published July 26 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Researchers at Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia, and Emory University conducted the study, which the Ray C. Anderson Foundation funded.

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Join Us for the Carbon Reduction Challenge Summer 2021 Finalist Expo

August 17, 2021, 3:00-4:30 p.m. - Virtual Event

This event will celebrate the collective accomplishments of students who entered the 2021 Carbon Reduction Challenge. The winning team(s) will be announced at the conclusion of the Finalist Poster Expo and awarded cash prizes for their work.

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Registration is Open for the Georgia Climate Conference

August 12-13, 2021 - Jekyll Island, GA

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Goodr Exceeds Goal By $500K In Pre-Series A Funding Round

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John Lanier's TEDxAtlanta Talk: A Local Roadmap to Fight Climate Change

John Lanier presented a talk about Drawdown Georgia for TEDxAtlanta's "Begin at the Beginning" virtual event on April 16th

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Climate Solutions that Go Beyond Carbon: Scalable Solar in Georgia - A Webinar by Drawdown Georgia

Our state is at the precipice of unlocking solar as a major climate solution. Join us on May 20th at 1 p.m. to hear from the changemakers who are holding the keys, helping us accelerate our best ideas to solve for climate change.

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Drawdown Georgia for Congregations: Time to Take the Next Step

Hannah Shultz and Codi Norred of Georgia Interfaith Power and Light will present "Drawdown Georgia for Congregations: Time to Take the Next Step" on May 6th at 6:30 p.m.

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Drawdown Georgia: What's Health Got to Do With It?

Neha Pathak of Georgia Clinicians for Climate Action and Na'Taki Osborne Jelks of West Atlanta Watershed Alliance and Spelman College, will offer a presentation during Georgia Interfaith Power & Light's 30-Day Event.

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Grant Furthers Impact of Climate Change Research

Reprinted from Georgia Tech's Philanthropy Quarterly

In 2019, the Foundation funded a series of grants for Drawdown Georgia, with funding directed to Georgia Tech with sub-grants distributed to Emory University, The University of Georgia and Georgia State University. The lead researcher at Georgia Tech is Marilyn Brown, Regents Professor and Brook Byers Professor of Sustainable Systems. Ray Anderson's legacy continues to shine brightly at Georgia Tech.

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Partnership for Southern Equity Team to Speak at GIPL 30 Day Event

Advancing Just Energy for All: Opportunities for Drawdown Georgia

Chandra Farley, Alicia Scott and Nathaniel Smith from the Partnership for Southern Equity will lead the conversation on April 20th focused around climate and equity in Georgia.

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