Articles about Climate Change

Celebrate the 76th United Nations Day with the U.N. Association of Atlanta and Drawdown Georgia

The United Nations Association-Atlanta Chapter is honored to feature Drawdown Georgia to create a blueprint for a better future here in Georgia.

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Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business launches the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact

The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business is launching on October 21, 2021 the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact, an inclusive and collaborative initiative focused on galvanizing climate action in Georgia. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Atlanta Gas Light, Autodesk, Better Earth, The Coca-Cola Company, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Eversheds Sutherland, Goodr, Google, Interface, Norfolk Southern, Southwire, TK Elevator, UPS, and YKK Corporation of America are founding members of the Compact.

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Climate Action and Business Leadership in Georgia: Virtual Launch Event

What do Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Google, and UPS have in common? They are all founding members of the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact—a unique state-centered collaborative initiative focused on galvanizing climate action in Georgia. 

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Atlanta Transformative Leaders Series: Blair Beasley of Drawdown Georgia and Codi Norred of Georgia Interfaith Power & Light

Hosted by the Sustainable Futures Lab at Georgia State University’s Urban Studies Institute

Blair Beasley of Drawdown Georgia and Codi Norred of Georgia Interfaith Power & Light will be the featured speakers for the October 21st Atlanta Transformative Leaders Series.

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Drawdown Georgia to be Featured in UN-Habitat 2021 #Innovate4Cities Online Conference

John Lanier, executive director of Drawdown Georgia, and Dr. Marilyn Brown, of the Drawdown Georgia Core Research Team will participate in a featured event with Dr. Jairo Garcia of Georgia Tech on October 13th during #Innovate4CitiesOnline

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Energy Efficiency at Home Webinars

Hosted by Georgia Interfaith Power & Light and EPA's ENERGY STAR for Small Businesses and Congregations

Join Georgia Interfaith Power and Light and the EPA’s ENERGY STAR for Small Businesses and Congregation’s program for a two-part webinar series!

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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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Georgia Climate Project Receives $300,000 Grant from Ray C. Anderson Foundation

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $300,000 grant to Emory University and its partners for the next phase of the Georgia Climate Project, a state-wide consortium of nine colleges and universities working to strengthen Georgia’s ability to prepare for and respond to a changing climate.

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Biomimicry Institute Reveals Winners of 2021 Youth Design Challenge

Winners build interdisciplinary solutions to address deforestation, clean energy, climate change and more

Today the Biomimicry Institute, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to create nature-inspired solutions for pressing design problems, announced the winners of the 2021 Youth Design Challenge. The Youth Design Challenge, now in its fourth year, serves as a bridge from core concepts to advanced project-focused STEM learning for middle and high school students across the world. The Biomimicry Institute has bestowed awards across five categories, all of which speak to the inherent strengths of the different solutions.

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Registration is Open for the Georgia Climate Conference

August 12-13, 2021 - Jekyll Island, GA

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