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It’s hot. Is that normal or is it climate change?

A new tool illustrates the influence of climate change on daily high and low temperatures in Coastal Georgia.

Do you think hotter daytime temperatures in Georgia are due to climate change? A new tool shows why warmer nighttime weather is even more worrisome.

Climate bill could benefit Georgia consumers, towns

Incentives could benefit EV companies as they expand within the state.

It includes incentives for clean energy manufacturing like solar panels and batteries, both growing industries in Georgia. And there’s money for agriculture and forestry, which are already big here.



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The Tide: Rare hibiscus gives hope for survival

From prehistoric time, swamp rose mallow remains on Georgia’s fragile wetlands.

Years of changing hydrology threaten the freshwater wetlands these perennial plants call home. Agriculture, mosquito ditching and a rising sea have slowly chipped away at their habitats and their population. 

Tybee’s sea turtle gets room to grow

Tybee Island Marine Science Center opened its largest exhibit Friday, a 4,500-gallon sea turtle tank.

A 2-year-old sea turtle graduated to a new tank, the biggest one ever at the Tybee Island Marine Science Center

Bipartisan vote for same-sex marriage doesn’t include Carter

Coastal Georgia Congressman calls issue ‘settled law’ and legislative effort ‘fearmongering’

Coastal Georgia’s representative in Congress, Rep. Earl “Buddy” Carter, wasn’t among the 47 Republicans who joined Democrats in approving the Respect for Marriage Act.



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