But 40,000 jobs could be 140,000 jobs (or more!) if Georgia decision-makers decided to prioritize clean energy investments instead of fossil fuel dependence.
Category Archives: Opinion
The EPA Must Protect Our Children and Families from Soot | Opinion
I am a mother and a pediatrician who lives in Georgia. I specialize in air pollution, climate and environmental health and I can tell you, in no uncertain terms, that to improve our health and well-being, we need to clean up our air.
We’re All Paying for Georgia Power’s Mistakes. But We Shouldn’t Have to. | Opinion
With Georgians having to pay more money for their utility bills, financial challenges and utility disconnects are becoming increasingly common statewide. And a major cause of those bigger bills? Plant Vogtle.
Senate Bill 215: Invisibility Cloak for Public Employees | Opinion
Well intentioned, but not thought through. That’s Georgia Senate Bill 215, the Harry Potter invisibility cloak for Georgia’s government employees.
Jimmy Carter Will Be Irreplaceable | Opinion
What could have been my toughest UGA assignment turned out to be the easiest. My task was to get all seven 1970 Democratic gubernatorial candidates to participate in a political forum, and then I would moderate the event.
Georgia’s Youth Want Equitable School Funding, Not Attacks On Our LGBTQ+ Friends | Opinion
I grew up in a trailer park. When my mom lost her car, we had to walk over an hour every week to the grocery store. When we couldn’t afford to pay the utility bill, my family and I had to live without electricity in the cold.
Okefenokee Tug-O-War Is Long Way From Over | Opinion
The opposing sides are not barefoot on Jekyll Island’s beach, but there’s a definite line drawn in the sand.
De-Emphasizing SATs Would Be a Godsend for Students and Parents | Opinion
1080. That’s what I tallied on the SATs more than 40 years ago while attending my college prep high school in Washington, D.C.
Digital Equity Depends on High-Speed Internet Infrastructure Improvements | Opinion
As a social studies teacher, I rely on high-speed internet daily and understand how important it is in today’s society.
Bees Face Many Challenges – And Climate Change Is Ratcheting Up the Pressure | Opinion
The extreme weather that has battered much of the U.S. in 2022 doesn’t just affect humans.