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ENVIRONMENT, SCIENCE

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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Get insight from reliable data on politics, economics, science

Fivethirtyeight.com is a website that tells stories and news through statistical analysis using reliable, credible data to do it. Click here each day for new stories in politics, science, economics and more.

GOVERNING


EDUCATION



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.

Mining company sues Army Corps over project near Okefenokee

Twin Pines claims agency erred in overturning decision and seeking Muscogee Nation’s input.

Mining company sues Corps of Engineers over Okefenokee permitting setback saying that agency made new policy in consulting with Native Americans about the project.

Quick look: Coastal Georgia runoff races of note

Huffman wins Chatham court post; Townsend, Hodges win spots on November legislative ballots

Townsend, Hodges win spots on November ballot for state legislature; Huffman takes Recorder’s Court spot in Chatham.


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