NC WARN’s complaint to the EPA Inspector General charges that a high-ranking EPA official connected to the fossil fuel industry committed scientific fraud. 130 organizations joined our call for an investigation into underreporting of methane emissions in two major studies that have sweeping ramifications for global climate change and for public health and safety.
Scientists warn of worsening weather extremes and that sea levels could rise 9 feet by 2050.
Urge candidates Pat McCrory and Roy Cooper to stand up to Duke Energy and help slow climate change.
National experts came to North Carolina in March to warn that the massive natural gas expansion planned by Duke Energy will be a climate and economic disaster.
Church gets solar power from climate justice partner in third party deal, arguing state needs energy competition, not monopoly control of rooftops
Visit our Solarize website to check on the progress of Solarize the Triangle 2016 and to learn how North Carolina nonprofits have helped nearly 500 homeowners and businesses go solar since 2013.
Solarize programs have added over 2.5 megawatts of clean, sustainable solar energy to the state’s power mix. That’s 1,400 tons of coal every year that no longer needs to be burned.
NC WARN sent the Inspector General of the US EPA a statement signed by 130 diverse organizations calling for an investigation into our June 8 complaint that scientific fraud and cover-up by agency officials has already wasted crucial years in slowing the climate crisis and has enhanced hazards for gas facility workers and neighbors.
NC WARN asks Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good to join our call for investigation of methane leakage scandal and to join us in getting methane emissions under control.
NC WARN charged today that a high-ranking federal official connected to the fossil fuel industry committed scientific fraud and possibly criminal misconduct in a case with sweeping ramifications for global climate change and the safety of workers and neighbors of natural gas sites across much of the United States. Read coverage by the LA Times, Washington Post and other media outlets.
Late today the NC Court of Appeals dealt a rare blow to the state utilities commission and Duke Energy by reversing an order that would have blocked a court appeal of a controversial power plant in Asheville. The court agreed with NC WARN and The Climate Times, who argued that a $10 million bond set by the commission as a condition of appealing the plant approval was not based on evidence.
The NC Housing Coalition, The Climate Times and NC WARN have jointly filed to become parties in a merger proposed by Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas.
NC WARN and The Climate Times have filed Notice of Appeal in their efforts to expose a Duke Energy power plant proposed for Asheville as unneeded, and disastrous both for customers and for the increasingly urgent fight to slow global warming.
Today NC WARN and The Climate Times called for the NC Court of Appeals to immediately suspend regulators’ efforts to block our appeal of a Duke Energy power plant in Asheville. Last week, the NC Utilities Commissioners ordered us to post a $10 million bond before we can ask the Court of Appeals to overturn the Commission’s rubber-stamp approval of the plant.
NC WARN is moving the test case over our selling solar power to a Greensboro church to the courts, where we seek to overturn the NC Utilities Commission’s pro-Duke Energy ruling and a truly odd penalty it levied against us.
NC WARN is spending donations from its members to take straight to the statewide public the message that climate chaos is a hyper-urgent harm that demands a new kind of civic leadership, public debate and engagement.
NC WARN today filed a notice with the NC Utilities Commission replying to its April 15 order in the test case over our sales of solar power to the Faith Community Church in Greensboro.
Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good faced advocates Thursday at a shareholder meeting that has become an annual debate over the company’s environmental policies. Continue reading and see photos and video.