Leading Climate-Methane Expert Calls for Halt to Expansion of Natural Gas for Electricity across the United States. NC governor, other U.S. leaders urged to issue moratorium on new pipelines, power plants by Duke Energy and other major utilities.
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A report out today from a coalition of 14 community and environmental justice organizations reveals that Duke Energy skewed its political campaign contributions last year in order to gain support from Senate Minority Leader Dan Blue and other lawmakers instrumental in reviewing what is now a highly controversial bill.
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.
Letter to the editor from Duke Energy. Jim Warren of NC WARN [is] back at it again, with thinly sourced claims, wild insinuations and plain old fear-mongering. It’s an insult to the people who have been working around the clock to restore power to the Carolinas. Out of respect to the work they’re doing, I’d like to provide some facts in response to the rhetoric.
The governmental approval process for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline continues at a pace that points to construction beginning in early 2018… The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval ruling of Oct. 13 … is being challenged by NC WARN, a Durham-based nonprofit that addresses “the climate crisis and other hazards posed by electricity generation.”
Activist energy group NC WARN asked the North Carolina Supreme Court today to reverse state regulators’ past rulings against its solar-power deal with a Greensboro church.
By using energy storage with solar panels, some homeowners were able to go off-grid during Hurricane Irma, showing how distributed power could speed future storm recovery.
Local solar combined with batteries can rapidly replace fossil fuel electricity in North Carolina, save billions of dollars and create thousands of jobs.
More than 170 North Carolina faith leaders are working together to find an affordable way for their houses of worship to go solar, serve their Earth Care purpose and take a leadership role in slowing climate change.
And check out the David and Goliath story of Greensboro’s Faith Community Church as it speaks out for solar freedom.