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by Rev. Amy Brooks It is amazing that all faith traditions teach some version of this truth: that the earth is a sacred gift and that humanity is expected to take care of this gift. Sadly though, when we look around we realize we must do a better job, not just for the planet but...
by Kerstan Ryan On Tuesday, April 27, Clean Air Carolina will be recognized as one of ten finalists for the 2021 American Climate Leadership Awards. Hosted by ecoAmerica, the awards acknowledge climate leaders and organizations building political resolve for climate action at local, regional, and national levels, particularly those who center diversity, inclusion, and justice...
by William Barber III and Andrew Whelan The struggle for climate health and for climate justice are inseparable. We simply cannot achieve one without the other. “When we talk about climate solutions, we have to make sure that they’re just and equitable,” says William Barber III. “We need to recognize that the opportunity to address...
by Joel Porter A new alliance of what could be considered strange bedfellows is emerging here in North Carolina. In Duplin and Sampson counties, the energy industry is joining forces with the agriculture industry on what they have been saying is “for the good of the climate, consumers and family farmers.” This is a classic...
Press Release from the Southern Environmental Law Center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 5, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT Kathleen Sullivan Sothern Environmental Law Center 919-945-7106 [email protected] LAWSUIT SAYS SMITHFIELD, DOMINION HID INFORMATION ON AIR POLLUTION FROM FIRST LARGE SCALE BIOGAS FACILITY IN NORTH CAROLINA CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — On behalf of Clean Air Carolina, the Southern Environmental Law Center...
by June Blotnick and Todd Miller North Carolinians routinely feel the impacts of climate change. Extreme weather occurs more frequently, and with it comes floods and droughts that endanger and disrupt our lives and workplaces, and cause billions in yearly property losses. Sea levels get higher along our coast, and that erodes shorelines and marshes...
Press Release from the Southern Environmental Law Center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT Kathleen Sullivan Sothern Environmental Law Center 919-945-7106 [email protected] NORTH CAROLINA TO CONSIDER CLIMATE CHANGE SOLUTION AS COMMUNITIES FEEL IMPACTS Petition Filed with N.C. Commission Outlines Proven Action to Reduce Carbon Pollution from Power Plants CHAPEL HILL, N.C.—On behalf of...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT: Joel Porter, Policy Manager, Clean Air Carolina; (704) 307-9528, ext. 105; [email protected] Andrew Whelan, Marketing Communications Manager, Clean Air Carolina, (919) 408-7031; [email protected] ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS OUTLINE STEPS DUKE ENERGY MUST TAKE TO MEET ITS STATED CLIMATE GOALS CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Today a group of environmental advocates and energy experts...
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