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Ecocentricity Blog: Farming Squared

By: John A. Lanier
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More and more, owners of farmland are going to be presented with the choice of continuing to farm or selling to solar developers. We absolutely need more installed solar on the grid, but we also need productive farms! So ideally, we would be able to do both simultaneously.

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More and more, owners of farmland are going to be presented with the choice of continuing to farm or selling to solar developers. We absolutely need more installed solar on the grid, but we also need productive farms! So ideally, we would be able to do both simultaneously.

Ecocentricity Blog: On the Pitch

By: John A. Lanier
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GridBlock is designed to be the “Grand Central Station” for how solar, battery, EV, and microgrid technologies intersect. And it’s what could make it easier for all of those solutions to do their jobs to the maximum of their potential.

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GridBlock is designed to be the “Grand Central Station” for how solar, battery, EV, and microgrid technologies intersect. And it’s what could make it easier for all of those solutions to do their jobs to the maximum of their potential.

Ecocentricity Blog: No Lack of Intelligence

By: John A. Lanier
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I’m not sharing this report out of a desire to scare anyone. Rather, I share it because it shows just how strong the consensus is that we need climate action.

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I’m not sharing this report out of a desire to scare anyone. Rather, I share it because it shows just how strong the consensus is that we need climate action.

Ecocentricity Blog: Cause and Effect

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I think Rube Goldberg machines reveal something about the human psyche. Our species tends to think linearly - seeing how A can cause B which can cause C and so on. Moreover, we like control, and we convince ourselves that we HAVE control of a full series of events.

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I think Rube Goldberg machines reveal something about the human psyche. Our species tends to think linearly - seeing how A can cause B which can cause C and so on. Moreover, we like control, and we convince ourselves that we HAVE control of a full series of events.

Drawdown Georgia Celebrates First Year: Kicks Off Business Compact with Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business

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Drawdown Georgia celebrates its one year anniversary, and the Ray C. Anderson Center at Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business kicks off the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact with 16 inaugural members.

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Drawdown Georgia celebrates its one year anniversary, and the Ray C. Anderson Center at Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business kicks off the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact with 16 inaugural members.

Esri Partners With The Ray to Map Solar Energy Hot Spots

New Tool Enables Departments of Transportation to Analyze Rights-of-Way for Zero-Carbon Electric Grid Expansion
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Research published by the Webber Energy Group at the University of Texas at Austin, and by The Ray, a nonprofit studying technologies that can transform the transportation sector for a Vision Zero future, documented the efficiency and economic, societal, and environmental benefits of installing solar arrays on interstate right-of-way land.

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Research published by the Webber Energy Group at the University of Texas at Austin, and by The Ray, a nonprofit studying technologies that can transform the transportation sector for a Vision Zero future, documented the efficiency and economic, societal, and environmental benefits of installing solar arrays on interstate right-of-way land.

Ecocentricity Blog: Filling a Gap

By: John A. Lanier
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Dr. Maathai was a Kenyan scientist, environmentalist, and activist who in 1977 founded the Green Belt Movement, a grassroots organization that organizes women to plant trees and combat deforestation. According to their website, they have planted more than 51 million trees in Kenya, and they have become more than just a conservation organization. 

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Dr. Maathai was a Kenyan scientist, environmentalist, and activist who in 1977 founded the Green Belt Movement, a grassroots organization that organizes women to plant trees and combat deforestation. According to their website, they have planted more than 51 million trees in Kenya, and they have become more than just a conservation organization. 

Climate Action and Business Leadership in Georgia: Virtual Launch Event

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What do Anthem, 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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What do Anthem, 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.

The Ray Performs a Fleet Electrification Study, Using Geotab Provided Data to Plan for Electric Freight

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The Ray, a nonprofit testbed for sustainable transportation, announces a fleet electrification study to analyze the movement patterns of medium and heavy-duty freight vehicles on select American interstates and highways. Using data provided by Geotab Inc., a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, The Ray will be able to determine the optimal locations and design for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and help make EVs more accessible.

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The Ray, a nonprofit testbed for sustainable transportation, announces a fleet electrification study to analyze the movement patterns of medium and heavy-duty freight vehicles on select American interstates and highways. Using data provided by Geotab Inc., a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, The Ray will be able to determine the optimal locations and design for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and help make EVs more accessible.

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

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

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

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