Articles about Drawdown Georgia

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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Georgia Researchers Engaged in Team Effort to Reduce the State's Carbon Footprint

Georgia Tech, The University of Georgia, Emory University and Georgia State University

A diverse team of talented researchers at Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia, Emory University, and Georgia State are developing a platform of solutions for addressing the climate crisis in Georgia in ways that are achievable, impactful, and economically appealing.

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100,000 Students to Join Dialogue about Clean Power on April 7th

Georgia Tech, The University of Georgia, Emory University and Georgia State University

Several local universities will participate in a nationwide series of Power Dialogs on April 7th, 2020. The project will engage more than 100,000 students in critical conversations about Power as clean energy, but also about Power through engaged citizen action. Open to the Public.

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Would a Green New Deal Add or Kill Jobs?

Reprinted from Scientific American

A shift to renewable energy powered by a carbon tax would create millions of new jobs, but the amount of money it would return to U.S. residents in rebates could vary considerably.

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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - November 2019

The Foundation's quarterly newsletter has been issued. Check it out for the latest updates on the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business, Biomimicry Institute, Georgia Drawdown, The Ray, Georgia Climate Project and more.

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5 Common Sense Questions Answered About The U.S. Exit From The Paris Agreement

Reprinted from Forbes

Climate scientists, politicians, stakeholders, contrarians and activists are likely reacting according to expected narratives, concerns, or ideologies. Herein, my goal is to provide a “common sense” explanation of what is going on for people that may not pay attention to this topic daily.

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