Climate change could hit Atlanta hardest, UGA research predicts

Online Athens: The effects of climate change in Georgia might fall hardest on Atlanta and coastal counties, according to a University of Georgia graduate student’s research. Binita KC, a doctoral candidate in UGA’s Department of Geography, mapped changing climate variables county by county, noting factors such as how much precipitation levels and temperatures have varied from historical averages, along with extreme weather measures -- flood, drought and heat waves. Then she added in measures of so-called......

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