Articles about Climate Change

Georgia's carbon emissions have dropped, but no thanks to cars

Reprinted from Axios Atlanta

New data from Drawdown Georgia shows that Georgia's carbon footprint is shrinking.

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Drawdown Georgia climate progress featured on 11Alive

Dr. Marilyn Brown of Georgia Tech talks about Georgia's declining carbon emissions with 11Alive.

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May 2023 Newsletter

Read here for the latest updates from our key funding initiatives: Drawdown Georgia, the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at Georgia Tech, The Ray and the Biomimicry Institute.

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Georgia's Changing Carbon Footprint

Drawdown Georgia reports on progress and opportunities

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Advancing Energy Efficiency And Equity In Gwinnett County Georgia

Reprinted from Drawdown Georgia's Blog

The recipients of the inaugural Drawdown Georgia Climate Solutions & Equity grants understand the value of connecting climate solutions and equity. A prime example is the work being done by the Gwinnett Housing Corporation in collaboration with the Georgia Hispanic Construction Association and the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance that seeks to invest in energy-insecure communities, expand access to weatherization, and build energy efficiency and clean energy minority job pipelines.

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Unlocking the Power of Natural Wood: The Next Generation of Ultralight, High-Performance Materials

2022 Ray of Hope Prize Participant Strong By Form has created design-to-manufacturing technology that aims to bring the natural intelligence of tree structures to engineered wood. These innovators combine digital design, structural optimization and digital fabrication to produce structural wood-based composite parts.

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Drawdown Georgia Now Accepting Research Grant Proposals for Tracking Climate Change in Georgia

On behalf of Drawdown Georgia, we are pleased to announce the availability of research grants to examine the adoption and use of high-impact climate solutions in Georgia. This solicitation invites faculty and research associates from Georgia universities and colleges to submit proposals to track climate solutions around the state.

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Everyday Climate Solutions: Tools to Help You Take Action at Home

A Drawdown Georgia Webinar

Is the change in the seasons inspiring you to clean up your carbon footprint? Join Drawdown Georgia for a free webinar that will give you the tools you need to take action, from eating less meat to upgrading to an electric vehicle to starting a compost pile in your backyard.

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Georgia's EV Transition: The Plan for Statewide Charging Infrastructure

Georgia DOT's Operations Director and a Principal Research Ehgineer from Georgia Tech will discuss the rollout of the Georgia Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment Plan (the NEVI Program). Register Here.

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Upcoming Webinar: How Willing are Consumers to Electrify Their Homes in Georgia?

Climate change goals cannot be met without electrifying large segments of the energy economy. This talk will discuss three key electrification technologies: electric vehicles, rooftop solar, and heat pumps. By examining the results of a survey of 1,800 adults living in Georgia, we describe how adopters, nonadopters, and co-adopters of these technologies differ. We also use a two-step decision model to explain the willingness of households to invest in them in the future, with or without additional subsidies.

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