Senate Republicans said Wednesday they won’t confirm Dionne Delli-Gatti as the first woman to lead the state Department of Environmental Quality, a move Democrats say has nothing to do with qualifications.
The North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency is asking for public feedback on spending $34.6 million in Community Development Block Grant Mitigation funds.
The Resilient Coastal Communities Program is part of a statewide effort to help local governments address climate change-related risks.
The Collaboratory for Coastal Adaptation over Space and Time, or C-CoAST, has scheduled virtual listening sessions to hear about the priorities and concerns that are part of decision-making in coastal communities.
A $30 million buyout of North Topsail Beach’s most vulnerable properties would save over 30 years nearly twice what the town will spend trying to hold back the ocean, says a new university analysis that Mayor Dan Tuman calls “uninformed.”
Audubon North Carolina Friday brought together officials and representatives who all emphasized working together to preserve the Pine Island Audubon Center.
Flooding and erosion problems are best solved with approaches that mimic nature, say developers, town officials and others who spoke last week during the N.C. Coastal Resilience Summit.
More than just the environment, climate change threatens the economy, labor market and infrastructure, according to speakers at Day 1 of the two-day Coastal Resilience Summit this week in Havelock.
A new online tool can help identify sites where natural resiliency projects, including living shorelines and wetlands restoration, can most benefit people, fish and wildlife.
Tyrrell County residents are looking for solutions to ease the increased flooding in their communities caused by more intense rainfall and an old, poorly maintained drainage system.
The newly formed North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency announced the appointment of three resilience officers to lead the state’s initiative to help storm-affected communities recover, rebuild and prepare.
With the toll of Hurricane Florence now in sharp focus, state agencies and nonprofits are teaming to develop a plan for a more resilient coast during a two-day summit next month.
A new report finds the effects of hurricanes and other weather disasters are getting worse, especially for the poorest, and that now is time for building community resilience.
State officials and local communities are working to address climate change-related problems, but the challenges, including political and public buy-in, remain daunting.