Letter the editor from Helen Wolfson. Amidst all the concern about Hurricane Florence (whose strength, scientists tell us, is fueled by climate change), today’s N&O contains an article entitled “White House to ease rules about methane” (Sept. 12). The article points out that the Trump administration is preparing to make …
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Letter to the editor from Larry Wolf. I was pleased to read “Tillis now says that man is contributing to warming” (Sept. 12) that reports Senator Tillis has apparently agreed that humans have had an impact on climate change. That is certainly a welcome change. While this appears to be …
Op-Ed by Jason West – With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Carolinas, our attention is focused where it needs to be — evacuating the coast, stocking our shelves, and making plans to keep our families safe. But while we do those things, we should be aware that this storm, like others, is partially of our creating.
Letter to the Editor by William Delamar. In response to Ralph Duke’s “Duke is not a Villain” (letter, Aug. 22): Duke in their marketing spins that they are green, but that is simply not the case.
Citizen groups filed another lawsuit against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Thursday, this time taking direct aim at the federal certificate that undergirds all other permits for the complex interstate gas project.
Letter to the editor by Lynn Mitchell Kohn. It is time for Duke Energy to drop its obstructionist, reactionary policies and instead use its influence to help our state make the necessary switch to clean energy.
Op-Ed by Jim Warren. There’s good news – outside of North Carolina – in the increasingly desperate fight to slow the climate crisis before its own momentum makes acceleration unstoppable. Economical storage, the long-sought Holy Grail of renewable energy, is surging in the marketplace while climate-wrecking fracked “natural” gas has begun to decline. Op-Ed also featured in Raleigh News & Observer, Fayetteville Observer, and Greensboro News & Record.
Warning of a possible domino effect as multiple climate feedback loops are triggered within a dynamic cascade of rising temperatures and warming oceans, scientists behind a frightening new study say that for the sake of humanity’s future they hope scenarios explored in their new models do not come to pass.
A federal appeals court on Monday threw out construction certificates for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, likely halting work on the $6 billion project planned by major Southeastern utilities.
This Sunday, the entire New York Times Magazine will be composed of just one article on a single subject: the failure to confront the global climate crisis in the 1980s, a time when the science was settled and the politics seemed to align. Written by Nathaniel Rich, this work of history is filled with insider revelations about roads not taken that, on several occasions, made me swear out loud.