Ecocentricity Blog: The Climate Divide and the Old Mason-Dixon Line

By Guest Blogger, Jim Hartzfeld
Aug 1, 2017 4:00 PM ET
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A new study unveils the disproportionate negative economic impact of climate change on the “Old South.”

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Originally published by Southeast Green.

Once again, the Mason Dixon Line*, which romantically separated “Dixie,” the old American South, and North (and the stark inequities of 19th Century life) continues to demark a glaring border between two Americas in the 21st Century.

A new study unveils the disproportionate negative economic impact of climate change on the “Old South.” This recently published and groundbreaking study (with supporting maps) models documented correlations of the economic impact of a range of consequences of climate change for each county in the contiguous US.

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Jim Hartzfeld
Hartzfeld Sustainability Advisors