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Webinar: National Climate Assessment for the Southeast on Thursday Nov. 29 at noon EST

The Carolinas Integrated Sciences and Assessment group is hosting a webinar on Thursday, November 29 at 12 noon EST to discuss the recently released National Climate Assessment report and what it says about changes in climate in the Southeast. You can register for the webinar at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_C4am8ZwUS0GVZ84FVXk4kw. It will also…
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Atlas Obscura: World’s Loneliest Tree

Atlas Obscura had an interesting article this week about a tree that is located on subantarctic Campbell Island, a Sitka spruce that is 170 miles from the next nearest tree of any species in the Auckland Islands. It looks more like a bush than a conifer, rumor has it, because…
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Moderately wet conditions next seven days

The latest 7-day QPF map shows a moderate amount of rain across most of the Southeast. It is raining right now outside my window in Athens, and this rain is likely to continue on and off for a few days. Dry conditions are likely across the region from Wednesday night…
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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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