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The eye of Hurricane Dorian on September 3, 2019. Photo: Christina Koch/NASA

Intense: 5 Remarkable Facts about Hurricane Dorian

, senior climate scientist

Hurricane Dorian has been a slow-moving, incredibly powerful, and record-breaking storm. These five facts highlight just how remarkable this hurricane has been. Read more >

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He’s a Science Denier—and He Oversees the Nation’s Farm Policy

, Director, Food & Environment

The pattern is clear: by consistently requesting that Congress cut budgets for science, and by decreeing that all federal executive agencies arbitrarily terminate “at least one third” of their advisory committees, the Trump administration is in an all-out war against science—against the premise that evidence and analysis should inform policy-making. Read more >

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Georgia May Shift to Reverse on EV Progress

, Senior policy and legal analyst

Georgia’s leadership on electric vehicle (EV) adoption is in jeopardy. The two transportation bills that are before a 6-member conference committee in the Georgia legislature would cut the $5,000 state tax credit for EVs in Georgia starting July 1 and create a $200 yearly user fee for EV drivers in the state. This one-two punch to EVs is bad news for a state that, in 2014, saved $10 million on fuel costs and avoided the burning of 4.5 million gallons of gasoline thanks to EVs. Read more >

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Why Electric Vehicles Matter in Georgia (and your state too!)

, Senior policy and legal analyst

Electric vehicles (EVs) are crushing it in Georgia. Surprised? You shouldn’t be. EVs cost less to fuel, are fun to drive, and can greatly reduce your environmental footprint – especially when paired with sources of renewable energy like solar or wind power. Read more >

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Connecting the Dots: What Recent Events Mean For Our Energy-Water Future

, Senior energy analyst

Events of the last few days say a lot about our politics, our planet, and our prospects. When it comes to thinking about our energy-water future, three events in particular stand out: NOAA’s news about 2012 temperatures, Georgia Power’s announcement about power plant retirements, and the renewable energy pieces of Washington’s recent fiscal deal. Read more >

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