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Last month in Charlotte, CleanAIRE NC Executive Director June Blotnick attended one of six statewide Carbon Plan public hearings. She shares her impressions of the hearing here. by June Blotnick On a sunny day in late July, with the temperature soaring into the 90’s and the heat index well over 100, Charlotte climate activists gathered...
Earlier this month in Durham, Health Manager Kirsten Minor and Environmental Health Associate Devon Block-Funkhouser attended the first of six statewide Carbon Plan public hearings. They share their impressions of the hearing here. by Kirsten Minor and Devon Block-Funkhouser On a hot Monday night in July, we were joined by approximately 125 other individuals representing...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2022 MEDIA CONTACT Joel Porter, CleanAIRE NC, (913) 271-2899 [email protected] Today’s U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in West Virginia v. EPA hobbles the Federal government’s ability to mitigate carbon dioxide emissions, the driving force behind climate change. This comes at a time when science tells us we only have a limited...
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by June Blotnick For someone who has worked on economic, racial, and environmental justice issues for the better part of my 40+ year career, Richard Moore gave me and others at CleanAIRE NC’s recent NC BREATHE Conference a crucial reminder. Speaking with the cadence of a minister to a diverse, intergenerational audience, he emphasized that...
Thank you to everyone who was able to participate in NC BREATHE 2022! Speaker presentations and recordings of all sessions and panel discussions are now available on the event webpage. We hope you are feeling inspired and ready to build equitable climate solutions. Now the real work begins. Here are six ways you can keep...
by Kirsten Minor 2022 is shaping up to be a very pivotal year for the environment. As the world experiences more extreme weather events, the impact of climate change cannot be ignored.  Economically,  record-breaking gas prices are adding urgency to discussions about shifting away from fossil-fueled vehicles and towards clean transportation. Meanwhile, state governments are...
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