Our correspondent Cate Kozak covered the recent international climate conference in Paris, where agreement was reached that could present opportunity for N.C. firms in the move toward more renewable energy.
Michael Mann, one of the leading atmospheric researchers in the world and the author of the famed “hockey stick” graph of greenhouse gas emissions, sat down recently with us. We still have time, he says, to fix our ways.
Despite what you might hear, there’s strong evidence that climate change is having an impact on North Carolina, the experts say. Just carefully look around you.
A warming climate is likely to have these 10 birds leaving North Carolina in search of cooler, more hospitable climate, but there are ways you can help.
Scientists predict that more than half of U.S. birds may be threatened by climate change, including ospreys, wild turkeys and brown pelicans.
That’s what researchers found at the N.C. Coastal Federation’s wetland restoration project in Carteret County. It’s all about the blue carbon. But what is blue carbon?
Sheldon Whitehouse came to North Carolina this week gathering more facts for his one-man crusade to persuade his colleagues in the U.S. Senate to finally awaken to the dangers of climate change.
The state Department of Transportation is considering two plans to fix a battered section of N.C. 12 along northern Hatteras Island.
Interfaith Power & Light, a coalition of churches, believes that promoting energy conservation and renewable energy is good stewardship of the Earth’s resources.
Scientists wonder if a fundamental change in the Earth’s climate has made very rare hybrid storms like Sandy now more probable.
Part 2 of the series takes a look at efforts undertaken by specific locales to address problems of coastal insurance in a changing climate.
Part 1 of this two-part series takes a look at the insurance industry’s efforts to address coastal climate change in their risk assessment scenarios.
A recent report on the effects of climate change and sea level rise on National Seashores is all the more relevant in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Salt marshes may store far more carbon than tropical rain forests and other types of habitats. In the first of a two-part series, we explore these valuable weapons in the fight against global warming.
If you thought it was hot in July in coastal North Carolina, you’re not alone. The month was the hottest month in recorded history for the United States. We may be getting an early glimpse of how future climate will look.
Stan Riggs seems to be on a mission these days. His goal is ambitious: To save our beautiful coast – its inlets and marshes and barrier islands – and in the process to save our coastal economy. To do that, though, he has to persuade us to change our ways.