Climate Change Update: Hottest Year on Record…Again

Climate Change Update: Hottest Year on Record…Again For the third year in a row, data collected in 2016 show that the earth has just experienced its hottest year on record. In fact, 2016 marked the first time in the historical record that the “hottest year on record” was recorded three times in successive record-breaking years. […]

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Executive Watch: Cooper Names Leaders for Natural and Cultural Resources

Executive Watch: Cooper Names Leaders for Natural and Cultural Resources A State House veteran and a land trust leader will team up to oversee the department housing our state parks, natural heritage and farmland preservation programs, environmental education facilities and historic sites. Gov. Roy Cooper named Rep. Susi Hamilton (D-New Hanover) as the next Secretary […]

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Education & Resources: Six Years of Destruction

Education & Resources: Six Years of Destruction Six years of a legislatively imposed starvation diet has left North Carolina’s principal environmental protection department too weak to do its job. A new summary of the impacts paints an alarming picture. Gov. Roy Cooper’s new leadership team faces an acute human resources challenge as it takes the […]

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