Marine and estuary plant life on which North Carolina’s fish species depend are vulnerable to warming and rising seas, scientists say.
Carolina Public Press is hosting next week an online discussion on climate change and its effects on the state’s fisheries and coastal ecology.
The Montreal Protocol, signed in 1987, has not only helped protect Earth from ozone loss related to chlorofluorocarbons, researchers have found that it also prevented a significant loss of sequestered carbon.
Amid broad bipartisan agreement on resiliency, flood mitigation and land conservation policy and funding in Raleigh, there are certain terms that still raise suspicion among some in the legislature.
North Carolina is to receive nearly $64 million in federal funds to cover the costs of mitigation projects and increase resilience to climate change.
The state is advertising for candidates to lead the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s climate change programs.
Drought conditions and flooding are possible in North Carolina at the same time, but this apparent paradox isn’t as absurd as it may seem.
The N.C. Environmental Management Commission’s Air Quality Committee voted Tuesday to advance a proposed rule to reduce heat-trapping carbon pollution from power plants in North Carolina.
The Environmental Protection Agency recently reactivated its climate change website taken offline in 2017 and added new data, including information relevant to the NC coast.
Instead of trekking on foot, a Duke University team used drones to count large seabird colonies on a small island chain off the Falkland Islands.
Four of the six counties elevated from moderate to severe drought conditions following months of below-average rainfall are on the coast.
Photojournalist Justin Cook shares a personal story of discovering his Outer Banks connections and how this shared history and the Salvo Community Cemetery are being lost to tides and time.
The N.C. Climate Change Interagency Council will meet May 26 to discuss state building energy consumption and the agency resilience strategy reports.
North Carolina is experiencing drought conditions for the first time in more than a year.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore staff will hold two meetings in May to hear the public’s ideas about how to preserve the Ocracoke Light Station on Ocracoke.
The North Carolina King Tides Project now uses the Coastal Observer app to report water levels and submit photos of king tides, including the first of the year next week.