To our neighbors in eastern North Carolina, the reality of factory farming is anything but hidden — the smell, the flies, the foul brown water all seep through the land they call home… This isn’t just an animal rights issue, it’s a human rights issue, too.
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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!
Dr. Robert Howarth, a leading expert on methane emissions as a driver of climate change from Cornell University, describes why a massive transition to natural gas by Duke Energy and other electric utilities is a disastrous strategy for the climate
A short documentary film about NC WARN’s partnership with Faith Community Church in our Emergency Climate Response and Solar Freedom campaigns.
As part of our Emergency Climate Response in 2016, we ran this TV ad urging viewers to ask Attorney General Roy Cooper to force Duke Energy to help fight climate change.
The Solar Freedom project was announced at a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by Rev. Nelson Johnson, pastor of Faith Community Church in downtown Greensboro. In a partnership that could impact state policy at a critical time, NC WARN will own and operate a 5.2 kW solar system on the church roof and the church will buy the solar power produced by the system from NC WARN at a price far lower than what it pays on its monthly bill to Duke Energy.