Public events on March 29 & 30 spotlight the disastrous climate and economic impacts of the massive natural gas expansion planned by Duke Energy.
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Commission Denies NC WARN Motion to Halt Construction of Cliffside Power Plant – News Release by NC WARN
NC Utilities Commission declines to conduct hearing, and signals that Duke Energy can keep building power plants to expand its outside customer base
Particulate pollution kills – Science News
Studies are homing in on which particles polluting the air are most sickening — and why By Janet Raloff July 18th, 2009; Vol.176 #2 Bad breathFrom left: Alohaspirit/istockphoto; Egdigital/istockphoto Tasteless. Invisible to the eye. Air contaminants less than a tenth the size of a pollen grain are nevertheless dangerous. …
James Hansen: Sword of Damocles – Problems With Cap & Trade
Coal is the single greatest threat to civilization and all life on our planet.
CO2 Levels Already 10% Too High – Hansen Team Study
See the full study, Target Atmospheric CO2: Where Should Humanity Aim? http://www.columbia.edu/~jeh1/2008/TargetCO2_20080317.pdf See the one-page summary of this study: https://www.ncwarn.org/Programs/NewCoalPlants/TargetAtmosphericCO2Summary.pdf
Six Progress, Duke Nukes Lead in Fire Violations
NEWS RELEASE January 30, 2008 Contact: Jim Warren, NC WARN 919-416-5077 Paul Gunter, Beyond Nuclear 301-523-0201 David Lochbaum, Union of Concerned Scientists 202-223-6133 Inspector General: Progress, Duke Nukes lead in fire violations Agency’s watchdog cites 14 years of non-enforcement of key meltdown risk DURHAM, NC – Six out of 15 …