James Bruggers

Published: November 13, 2020

Climate change may not be front and center in Georgia’s Senate runoff election on Jan. 5 between Republican Sen. David Perdue and Democrat Jon Ossoff, but the all-important race that will help determine Senate control offers voters a clear choice in a state that has a lot to lose from global warming.

Georgia has suffered from the kind of weather extremes that have been linked to climate change, including excessive flooding, drought, sea level rise and supercharged hurricanes.

Ossoff has “come out as a very vocal champion” of tackling climate change, said Brionté McCorkle, director of Georgia Conservation Voters, while Perdue “has shied away from the issue.”

Read the full story at Inside Climate News.