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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2023 MEDIA CONTACT Joel Porter, CleanAIRE NC, (913) 271-2899, [email protected] CleanAIRE NC Statement on NC Utilities Commission’s Release of Inaugural Carbon Plan On December 30th, 2022, the NC Utilities Commission issued a plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions over the next several decades. While its Carbon Plan includes many commendable...
by Bailey Scarlett, Citizen Science Associate “How do you make someone care about something that you cannot see?” That is the question hiding behind the work done by Ivonne Hernandez, an educator and environmental specialist for Mecklenburg County Air Quality. While many people understand the overwhelming institutional consequences of climate change globally, Ivonne aims to...
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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...
by Devon Block-Funkhouser, Mariam Mahgoub, and Bailey Scarlett CleanAIRE NC is excited to welcome our 2022 summer interns! Devon Block-Funkhouser, Mariam Mahgoub, and Bailey Scarlett will be working with our Health, Environmental Justice, and Citizen Science programs all summer long. Get to know our 2022 interns: Devon Block-Funkhouser I am a Master of Environmental Management...
Richard Moore Environmental Justice Leader
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...
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