The Military Can Lead on Energy Innovation and Environmental Justice, Starting in Georgia 

The Military Can Lead on Energy Innovation and Environmental Justice, Starting in Georgia 

By Sherri Goodman and Monica Medina While our nation’s first priority must be to tackle the COVID crisis, we must also address the challenge of climate change and the opportunity of the energy transition in a way that creates more jobs and improves health and safety for more Americans. Today, our military, in Georgia and […]

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What’s So Radical About Clean Air, Clean Water, and Green Jobs?

What’s So Radical About Clean Air, Clean Water, and Green Jobs?

The Georgia Senate runoff race will be a crucial one for climate action. If Democrats can win both seats and secure a majority in the Senate (with VP Harris’ deciding vote), there will be a far greater chance that climate legislation can be passed in support of the Biden climate agenda. Working to clean our […]

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Interview of the Week: Nathaniel Stinnett click button

Interview of the Week: Nathaniel Stinnett

This week we were so excited to get to sit down with Nathaniel Stinnett, executive director and founder of the Environmental Voter Project, to get some insights about the recent election and what climate activists can learn from it. Nathaniel brings some truly valuable insight into who climate voters are, what happened with the Latinx […]

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Races to Watch:  Georgia’s Jon Ossoff Could Ride Blue Wave Into the Senate

Races to Watch: Georgia’s Jon Ossoff Could Ride Blue Wave Into the Senate

Jon Ossoff, who nearly pulled off an upset to win a congressional seat in 2017, is now giving Republican incumbent Senator David Perdue fits — the young challenger, has made the Senator’s integrity the central issue of the race. 

Why This Matters:  The biggest issue in the race is Perdue’s alleged stock insider trading on news of COVID-19 before it was public.

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Voter Suppression on Full Display in Georgia

Voter Suppression on Full Display in Georgia

This drone footage shows a long line of voters waiting to cast ballots in Atlanta on Tuesday. Georgia election officials, poll workers and voters have reported major trouble with voting in Atlanta and elsewhere. Read the latest. https://t.co/wRnW8f5tng pic.twitter.com/BVU9J9CF79 — The New York Times (@nytimes) June 9, 2020 Polls closed in Georgia yesterday after voting delays […]

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Interview of the Week: Emily Ellison

Interview of the Week: Emily Ellison

Emily is the Executive Director of the St. Simons Land Trust on Georgia’s famed St. Simons Island. ODP: We’ve talked before about why land trusts are an important part of conservation. What is something that SSLT has accomplished this year that exceeded all of your expectations?  EE: This year, the St. Simons Land Trust celebrated […]

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