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Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.
Raleigh, NC—Reps. Mitch Gillespie and Mike Stone announced legislation today that would continue study of the controversial form of gas drilling known as “fracking” for another two years. Environment North Carolina State Director Elizabeth Ouzts commended their cautious approach, and issued a statement in response.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed historic new limits on carbon pollution from new power plants. Carbon pollution fuels global warming, which leads to poor air quality that triggers asthma attacks and other respiratory problems.
Raleigh, NC—Hurricanes like Irene –which killed six last year and caused up to 20 inches of rainfall in parts of the state—could be more severe in the future because of global warming, according to a new Environment North Carolina Research & Policy Center report. Nearly half the state’s population has been hit by an extreme weather event since 2006, according to the county-by-county data examined in the study.
Hurricanes could be more severe in the future because of global warming, and nearly half the state’s population has been hit by an extreme weather event since 2006, according to the county-by-county data examined in the report.