The 2016 Georgia General Assembly session got underway last week with the goal of tackling some high-profile issues such as religious liberty and casinos among many other things. We’ll focus our attention […]
Taxes have long been used by policymakers to promote and discourage particular behaviors in both individuals and societies. The use of such taxes touches all aspects of life and spans the political spectrum; from […]
A Tale of Two Cities: Savannah is a Potential Model for Combating the Urban Heat Island Effect and Louisville is Not
Abundance of asphalt and concrete increases air temperatures, which can exacerbate the effects of heat waves and generally cause unpleasant conditions. This is known as the urban heat island effect and it can be true for both sprawled suburbs and dense cities. Savannah’s beautiful green spaces offer a prime example of how the benefits of dense development can be achieved while mitigating or eliminating the urban heat island effect.
Oyster Shells Are Critical to the Prevention of Shoreline Erosion, So Celebrate National Oyster Day By Giving Back
By Jennifer Grimes If you’re celebrating National Oyster Day today by rapidly devouring copious amounts of delicious bivalve meat (but obviously not before posting it to Instagram), you may want to consider […]
Weekly Links: A Concept Skyscraper with Jungles and Glaciers, Singapore Needs More Land (Will Just Make More Land), and Hiring Actors to Teach Transit Etiquette in South America
A weekly gathering of interesting articles and media from across the globe. New York City. 1990. Enough Said. This video (embedded below) takes place just before the major urban transitional period of […]
Oysters vs. Atlanta; How Exactly Will the Supreme Court Decide How to Divide Water in the ACF Basin?
This is the third part of a four part piece on the ongoing Tri-State Water Wars. This part focuses on how the US Supreme Court will reach an apportionment decision and the fourth part […]
State water could soon get quite murky thanks to a new ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court. Several month ago we highlighted Turner v. Georgia River Network as a case to watch since […]
Support for environmental protection through land use regulation can be peculiar. On the national stage, the fervor over placing any type of regulation on how one can use his or her land […]