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2019-2020 Georgia Environmental Scorecard

The 2020 Environmental Scorecard evaluates how legislators voted on key environmental issues over the course of the two year legislative session. These votes include everything from addressing coal ash to moving to protect Georgians from toxics. We hold them responsible for the actions that they took to protect or harm our environment and citizens. We're pushing for change that will ensure a safer and healthier environment for Georgia.

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Shining Cities 2020

America’s major cities have played a key role in the clean energy revolution and stand to reap tremendous benefits from solar energy. As population centers, they are major sources of electricity demand and, with millions of rooftops suitable for solar panels, they have the potential to be major sources of clean energy production as well.
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Renewable Energy 101

Georgia's institutions of higher learning have invested in everything from efficient heating, cooling, and transportation to renewable energy sources. These campuses are rigorously addressing the climate crisis, saving money, and educating students and community members in the process. These case studies illustrate the importance, challenges and opportunities of technologies and strategies associated with building a 100 percent clean, renewable energy system.

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Shining Cities 2019

Our sixth annual survey of solar energy in America’s biggest cities finds that the amount of solar power installed in just 20 U.S. cities exceeds the amount installed in the entire United States at the end of 2010. Of the 57 cities surveyed in all six editions of this report, 79 percent more than doubled their total installed solar PV capacity between 2013 and 2018
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What are Georgians Fixing

According to a review of data from iFixit, a self-described “repair guide for everything, written by everyone.” 2.4 million unique users from Georgia went onto their website www.ifixit.com to look up how to repair something in 2018. That’s 23 percent, nearly 1 in 4 Georgians. 

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