Two authors of the White House resiliency report and EPA and NOAA officials went online last week to explain the strategies and how they’ll shape agency planning.
Bailey Recktenwald began her new role Jan. 9 as the climate change policy adviser for the North Carolina governor’s office.
An ecosystem project in an NC peat bog could yield jobs, help with stormwater management and suppress wildfires and is part of an ambitious plan to create a carbon credit market to offset millions of tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
Despite federal disincentives and increasing perils from climate change, new houses continue to pop up in this enclave for the wealthy at the remote northern end of Currituck Banks.
Amanda Mueller has been promoted from program manager to director of the Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology & Science Climate Leaders Program at N.C. State University.
A study finds that forecast methods may underestimate tropical storms and Category 1 hurricanes, which have had bigger impacts over the past 30 years because of climate change.
Dr. Narcisa Pricope has been appointed to a three-year term with the United Nations to advise the UN Convention to Combat Desertification Science-Policy Interface.
The Interagency Council was established by Gov. Roy Cooper’s Executive Order No. 80, which directed cabinet agencies to coordinate their efforts to address climate change and transition to a clean energy economy.
Vesta North Carolina has applied for permits to place about 20,000 cubic yards of ground olivine 1,500 feet from the Outer Banks town’s shoreline.
Climate change is affecting aquaculture, but state and federal agencies are developing new tools for farmers.
Duke University environmental scientists urge communities to begin long-term planning for the increase in flooding and resulting pollution during extreme storms made worse by climate change.
Nearly 90% of the 25,000 marine species studied will be at high or critical risk by 2100 in the worst-case scenario for greenhouse gas emissions, according to the study out this week.
NOAA’s latest outlook for the U.S. predicts that by 2050, high tide flooding on a national scale is expected to happen between 45 and 70 days per year on average.
Extreme heat exposure overnight for those who do not have access to or can’t afford air conditioning can lead to heat-related illness, climate experts say.
The public can submit comments until Aug. 17 on climate change and natural hazards vulnerability assessments for four coastal North Carolina regions.
The updated policy is to mitigate risks for state construction, minimize flood damage while considering the effects of sea level rise and climate change, and support the benefits of natural infrastructure in managing flood risk.