Two recent federal court rulings could delay construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline for up to a year and add as much as $1 billion more to costs already estimated at up to $7 billion.
Robeson County Opposes Duke Rate Hike — Robesonian
Robeson County leaders are taking a stand against Duke Energy’s plan to seek state approval to charge more for the electricity it sells. The utility says its needs to raise rates to pay for costs incurred during recent weather events, including Hurricane Florence.
Runaway warming nearly here — Fayetteville Observer
Op-Ed by Jim Warren. Good people, let’s don’t look back and lament that more of us didn’t demand that Duke Energy stop its climate-wrecking fracked-gas expansion.
John Runkle: celebrating a lifetime of environmental justice service
We already miss John’s daily presence. But he’s going to remain close to NC WARN, so when you see him at events, thank him for his dedication to environmental justice across North Carolina.
Duke Energy a Laggard on Renewables vs U.S. Leaders — News Release from NC WARN
Duke Energy executives spend millions of customer dollars each year to project a green corporate image, with solar panels in nearly every image ad. They’ve successfully misled most North Carolinians and public officials into thinking Duke is a leader in renewable energy.
Atlantic Coast Pipeline construction halts as court reviews 4 endangered species — News & Observer
Construction on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline could be delayed for months after a federal court in Richmond ordered the 600-mile interstate natural gas project to stop all work on Friday.
Energy Storage by Businesses, Cities, Other Big Power Users Set to Slash Duke Energy Revenue — News Release from NC WARN
NC WARN’s updated solar-with-storage plan to be filed with regulators; as clean techs surge, Duke Energy plans to be only 8 percent renewable in 15 years
Global warming will happen faster than we think — nature
Three trends will combine to hasten it, warn Yangyang Xu, Veerabhadran Ramanathan and David G. Victor.
Climate change is more extensive and worse than once thought — Miami Herald
Climate scientists missed a lot about a quarter century ago when they predicted how bad global warming would be.
The Insect Apocalypse Is Here — New York Times Magazine
What does it mean for the rest of life on Earth?