Opinions and Analysis about Science Topics

Flu Fighters 2020: Pandemic World Tour

By Science for Georgia | October 2, 2020

The Fight of Our Lives: Treating the Flu in a Pandemic The transition from summer to fall brings many things; cooler temperatures, fall clothing, autumn leaves, Halloween decorations, and Influenza.…

Voting: It Unites Us All

By Science for Georgia | September 2, 2020

The first presidential election I remember was Bush vs Dukakis in 1988. School was closed on election day and I was hanging out at a friend’s house. Over lunch, I…

Go Outside and be a Good Steward

By Science for Georgia | August 4, 2020

It’s pirate month! Argh matey! This past week I went on vacation to Florida. And while we drove by packed crowds at the beach and bars, we also drove through…

We stand united with the protesters

By Science for Georgia | June 4, 2020

At Science for Georgia, we believe that we are obligated as humans to name injustice in plain language when we see it. This past week, we have seen a police…

Titanium Drilling in the Okefenokee Swamp

By Science for Georgia | April 7, 2020

A mining company has proposed to drill for titanium near the Okefenokee Swamp and National Wildlife Refuge. Wetlands are a vital natural resource. They filter water for drinking and irrigation.…

Suspension of EPA Regulations During COVID-19

By Science for Georgia | April 7, 2020

The EPA is using COVID-19 as an excuse to suspend enforcement of pollution regulations. This is a time of crisis; however, these suspensions are very open ended. There is no…

New EPA Rules Would Base Regulations on Unethical Science

By Science for Georgia | April 7, 2020

Update Apr 15 with new information on an extended comment period and a link to AAAS resources. Currently there is a new rule under consideration for the EPA called “Strengthening…

Science for Georgia joins AAAS’s Local Science Engagement Network

By Science for Georgia | April 1, 2020

It’s no joke – Science for Georgia joined AAAS’s Local Science Engagement Network (LSEN) on April 1st.    The LSEN is a partnership of the American Association for the Advancement of…

Shut Georgia Down

By Science for Georgia | March 26, 2020

The science says that in order to prevent deaths, and to get things back to normal, short-term, extreme closures are necessary. ***note – post updated 3/31 to reflect new information…

Breaking the Cycle of Health Disparities

By Science for Georgia | March 16, 2020

The environment that we live in affects our health and well-being. For those that live in poverty, an unhealthy environment can contribute to being trapped in a cycle of poverty.…