“Tracking” Climate Solutions in Georgia’s Agriculture, Food & Forest Sectors

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Part of the Drawdown Georgia Research project. For more information on Drawdown Georgia, visit: https://climatesolutions.gatech.edu/

This series aims to (1) inform the development of a climate solutions tracker for Drawdown Georgia and (2) assist Business Compact members in their climate action strategies.

We will discuss:

  • Data sources and models to track solution adoption
  • Places and people in Georgia that are demonstrating progress
  • Critical infrastructure and enabling policies
  • Characterizing adoption across subgroups and equity issues
  • The potential for accelerating adoption
  • Business leaders and others who should be consulted

Supported by The Ray C. Anderson Foundation.


Jeff Mullen, associate professor of agricultural & applied economics at the University of Georgia, will discuss “Assessing the Potential for Composting to Reduce Carbon Emissions from Large-Scale Waste Streams”. Mullen will describe the carbon emissions model that has been developed to estimate emissions associated with the disposal of biosolids in Georgia.

Jacqueline Mohan, associate professor in the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia will discuss: “Afforestation and Silvopasture in Georgia: Background & Steps Forward.” Mohan will describe her research on the impact of past and future global changes on plant population dynamics & ecosystem carbon responses.

Moderated by Marilyn A. Brown, Regents' Professor in the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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