On March 13, 2020, over 70 organizations wrote to NC Governor Roy Cooper, asking him to use his authority to prevent future climate disasters (See Press Conference Highlights).
Duke University climate scientist Drew Shindell and 40 EPA retirees told the governor: “The climate crisis demands that we stop building fossil fuel infrastructure immediately.”
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NC WARN and the Center for Biological Diversity have filed a legal challenge to Duke Energy’s plan to build scores of gas-fired power plants in the Carolinas even though huge amounts of excess generation already sit unused even during the worst winter weather.
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A coalition of over a dozen Carolina-based and national clean energy and environmental justice nonprofit organizations issued a report card that finds Duke Energy Carolinas’ and Duke Energy Progress’ 2020 Integrated Resource Plans fall short of the coalition’s principles for a plan in the public interest. SEE ALL Climate Urgency POSTS