Residents living in the rural parts of Eastern North Carolina are no stranger to environmental hazards. Various industries have pinpointed the region — where the environmental justice movement was born — for projects, such as coal ash dumps, liquid fertilizer plants, and concentrated hog farms. Local grassroots activists have fought off many …
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Fifteen-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg addressed the U.N. plenary at the climate conference in Katowice, Poland, condemning global inaction in the face of catastrophic climate change.
NC WARN today began running a hard-hitting TV and online ad in all major media markets across North Carolina. The goal is to counter Duke executives’ pervasive deception by going straight to people across the political spectrum.
This 18-minute video from Farm Sanctuary describes the practice of spraying hog waste on farmland in eastern North Carolina and shows how communities there are fighting back.
Natural Gas power plants are replacing coal plants from the 50’s and 60’s, but is natural gas a clean alternative? Can it help prevent climate change? No.
See our 2017 TV ad featuring a ranting 8-year-old who gets it about solar, batteries, fracking and Duke Energy.
Watch the press conference we held at the Governor’s office in Raleigh on June 15, 2017 featuring Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, then-president of the NC NAACP, as part of our Emergency Methane Action campaign.
NC WARN Executive Director Jim Warren commends the environmental and social justice work of UNC epidemiologist Dr. Steve Wing and announces the presentation of the John O. Blackburn award to Dr. Wing at NC WARN’s fall member assembly, October 8, 2016.
Extreme weather is harming millions and approaching a chaotic tipping point. Charlotte-based Duke Energy is one of the nation’s largest climate polluters. We have a moral duty to demand a governor who is a leader – not just a politician. Watch our new TV ad!