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Earth Day 2030: A Success Story Driven by Climate Solutions

Ecocentricity Blog takes a time travel journey to Earth Day 2030!
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Hop in and hold on! This week's Ecocentricity blog is a time travel journey to Earth Day 2030.  "When it comes to solving the climate crisis, humans have made major strides this past decade."

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Hop in and hold on! This week's Ecocentricity blog is a time travel journey to Earth Day 2030.  "When it comes to solving the climate crisis, humans have made major strides this past decade."

Ecocentricity Guest Blog - Environmental Justice and the Soul of America: A Conversation with Rev. Gerald Durley

Reprinted from Drawdown Georgia's Weekly Blog
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“Dr. King told us that we had to look at the soul of America. And in my estimation, the soul of America is the environment, because if you destroy the soul, then nothing else exists. If you destroy the air, if you destroy the water, if you destroy the wildlife, if you destroy the plants - that's the soul of America.”   --The Reverend Dr. Gerald Durley

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“Dr. King told us that we had to look at the soul of America. And in my estimation, the soul of America is the environment, because if you destroy the soul, then nothing else exists. If you destroy the air, if you destroy the water, if you destroy the wildlife, if you destroy the plants - that's the soul of America.”   --The Reverend Dr. Gerald Durley

Ecocentricity Blog: A Round Red Rug

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Genuinely, I’m quite excited to be a part of the TEDxAtlanta lineup. The theme is “Begin at the Beginning,” and I’ll be speaking about how Drawdown Georgia is a first-of-its-kind approach to reversing global warming.

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Genuinely, I’m quite excited to be a part of the TEDxAtlanta lineup. The theme is “Begin at the Beginning,” and I’ll be speaking about how Drawdown Georgia is a first-of-its-kind approach to reversing global warming.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - February 2021

Quarterly Newsletter from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation
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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has published its quarterly newsletter. Ray Anderson always said, "Brighten the Corner Where You Are."

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has published its quarterly newsletter. Ray Anderson always said, "Brighten the Corner Where You Are."

Corporations Can Accelerate Climate Solutions

By: Roy Richards, Jr.
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Reprinted with permission from Drawdown Georgia's Weekly Blog

How Biden's Climate Policies May Affect Georgia

Drawdown Georgia Team Members Interviewed by WABE
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BY MOLLY SAMUEL

Georgia is already feeling effects from climate change. On the coast, sea levels are going up. Temperatures are going up around Georgia, too; last year was one of the state’s warmest on record.

Rising seas threaten highways, bridges and homes. Heat affects people’s health. Drought is not good for farmers.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - November 2020

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Ray Anderson always said "Brighten the corner where you are." His foundation still has lots of stories to share in their quarterly newsletter.

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Ray Anderson always said "Brighten the corner where you are." His foundation still has lots of stories to share in their quarterly newsletter.

Drawdown Georgia Names Leadership Council Co-Chairs Jasmine Crowe, Roy Richards, Jr., and Nathaniel Smith to Lead New Climate Solutions Effort

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Launched last month, Drawdown Georgia -- the first state-centered effort to crowdsolve for climate change -- today announced the formation of a Leadership Council. Chaired by Jasmine Crowe, founder and CEO of Goodr, Inc., Roy Richards, Jr., chairman of the board for Southwire, and Nathaniel Smith, founder and chief equity officer of Partnership for Southern Equity, the Leadership Council will help guide and advance the effort to scale the 20 climate solutions identified as having the most potential to reverse climate change in Georgia in coming years.

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Launched last month, Drawdown Georgia -- the first state-centered effort to crowdsolve for climate change -- today announced the formation of a Leadership Council. Chaired by Jasmine Crowe, founder and CEO of Goodr, Inc., Roy Richards, Jr., chairman of the board for Southwire, and Nathaniel Smith, founder and chief equity officer of Partnership for Southern Equity, the Leadership Council will help guide and advance the effort to scale the 20 climate solutions identified as having the most potential to reverse climate change in Georgia in coming years.

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
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The issue of global warming is extremely or very important to 54% of Georgians, and two-thirds of Georgians 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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The issue of global warming is extremely or very important to 54% of Georgians, and two-thirds of Georgians are more likely to buy products from Georgia companies that actively support key issues including community solar, forest protection and reducing food waste. 

Drawdown Georgia Launches to Accelerate Climate Solutions

Nonpartisan effort to scale solutions by bringing Georgians together to crowd solve for climate progress
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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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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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