Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

EarthSky: When is the earliest sunset?

As we count down the weeks to the winter solstice, you will notice that sunsets are coming earlier and earlier. In fact, according to EarthSky, the earliest sunsets actually come before the solstice. You can read about it and see a map which shows when your earliest sunrise comes at…
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Climate report brings bad news for Georgia

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published an interesting article this week on the impacts of climate change on Georgia. The article is based on the newly released National Climate Assessment 4, which was released on Black Friday by the White House. The article notes that the most immediately threatened part of the…
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Georgia Climate Project: What policies and regulations are most useful for climate adaptation and mitigation?

We’ve just gone through an election with some pretty substantial changes to federal government and many changes at local and state levels as well. The politicians that were elected will be faced with the likelihood of having to put policies and regulations into place that have consequences for impacting climate,…
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Georgia Climate Project: Impact of multiple human-induced stressors on species

This week’s Georgia Climate Project Roadmap question addresses the need for more research on how human-induced changes in land use changes, urbanization, agriculture, and introduction of exotic species will affect native ecosystems and biodiversity. You can see all the Roadmap questions at https://roadmap.georgiaclimateproject.org/. 8. How will the effects of multiple human-induced…
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