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Renewable Portfolio Standards in Georgia

Georgia is one of 13 states with no Renewable Portfolio Standard or voluntary renewable energy target. Twenty-nine states and Washington, D.C. have adopted an RPS, while eight states and one territory have set renewable energy goals. Roughly half of the growth in U.S. renewable energy generation since 2000 can be attributed to state renewable energy requirements. Could a voluntary Renewable Portfolio Standard be the key to growth in renewable energy in Georgia?...

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Climate Change and Georgia


Climate change has been an evolving issue since the 1980s when the issue became more mainstream among the American public. 97 percent of active climate scientists agree that climate warming trends are likely due to human activities, but there is dissonance in opinion among the public. Congressman Buddy Carter, who was recently appointed to the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, said of the issue: "Climate change is real and the need to protect our environment is real. We must find solutions to address this problem.”....


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 HOW A BILL BECOMES LAW

The idea behind legislation may come from a constituent, the students in a public school class, a state agency or lobbyists among others. If a legislator agrees to propose and sponsor the legislation, he/she will then take the general draft of the proposed legislation to the Legislative Counsel of the General Assembly where a lawyer will be assigned to write the legislation per the format guidelines of the General Assembly . . . Read rest of article


 

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