Climate & Georgia
The year 2016 was the hottest year on record. If that sounds familiar, it’s because we’ve heard that three years in a row now. The heat of 2016 surpassed that of 2015 and 2014, the previous two hottest years on record. In fact, 16 of the 17 hottest years ever recorded have occurred since 2000.
Climate change and the extreme heat if fuels are affecting Georgia in three main ways:
Climate change is affecting Georgians’ health
Climate change is affecting Georgia’s coast
Climate change is affecting Georgia’s crops
Our members of Congress are in the best position to solve climate change. Know where your candidates stand on climate change—and vote climate!