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Climate Crisis

State of the Union is Cleaner
Biden’s Clean Energy Plan is a huge step forward on climate– and there is more to do.
Joining the Call for Reliable Renewables
NC’s renewable energy infrastructure did not freeze or fail.
Learning the Lessons from a Cold, Dark Week in December
The gift no one wanted.
Falling Biodiversity, the Other Global Environmental Crisis
Loss in biodiversity is a problem that overlaps with the climate crisis
Wetlands Are Part of the Climate Solution
Conservationists have long emphasized the essential role of wetlands.
US Senate Stays Blue, and Could Still Get Greener
Climate advocates will be watching GA runoff.

Clean Energy

NCLCV Recognizes Debt Ceiling Deal and Condemns Mountain Valley Pipeline Inclusion
We are seeing firsthand from the MAGA Republicans in the House why one should never negotiate with terrorists.
Debt Limit
The Default on America Act is not good for you or the environment.
Power Plant Rules
We need EPA and the NC Utilities Commission to cut carbon from power plants.
The 2023 State Energy Conference of NC.
The 2023 State Energy Conference of NC.
Budget Scam
Holding America hostage.


It will be harder for North Carolinians to participate in fair elections.
First thing: What the NC Supreme Court did was unlawful.
Apparently, politicians can choose their voters.
…”this Court’s darkest moments.”
Court Rehears Fair Maps
The only difference is the make-up of the court.
Rehearing Harper v. Hall
Our democracy is at stake.
NCLCV, Democracy Advocates Push Back Against Legislative Power Grabs
Our democracy continues to be threatened.
Wins for Voting Rights
Fair voting should be a fundamental right.
NCLCV Defends Democracy at the US Supreme Court
Checks and balances are part of a thriving democracy.
Supreme Court Hears Key Elections Law Case
It’s time to stop the power grab by lawless legislators #standforchecks&balances.
SCOTUS to Review NCLCV v Hall
Justices will hear state legislators’ appeal of our victory over gerrymandering. Democracy is on the line.
NCLCV to SCOTUS: Deny NCGA Map Appeal
Legislators asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate their gerrymandered maps, and we’re still fighting them.
GOP Asks Court for Unchecked Power
Legislators want the U.S. Supreme Court to endorse its dangerous legal theory.
Victory Over Gerrymandering Confirmed
The U.S. Supreme Court denied legislators’ last-minute challenge to reinstate their congressional gerrymander.
The Last Stand for Fair Maps
Legislators are begging the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate their unconstitutional congressional gerrymander.
Stakes Rise for Judicial Elections
Gerrymandering politicians are seeking revenge against state courts in this fall’s election.
Victory Over Gerrymandering
Our lawsuit secured the fairest NC congressional and state legislative maps in decades.
It’s Districts Decision Week
After decades of gerrymandering, courts could approve fair maps Wednesday.
We Won
The NC Supreme Court decided in our favor, overturning the maps and ruling gerrymandering unconstitutional.
Cooper Veto Lets Court Decide Primary Date
Oral arguments in our gerrymandering lawsuit are Wednesday.
Legislators Want Another Crack at Districts
They passed a bill to delay the primary that Gov. Cooper will likely veto.
Supreme Court Taking Our Case
Oral arguments will be on Groundhog Day. No more weeks of gerrymandering?
Awaiting Gerrymandering Judgment
Court will rule by Tuesday.
Tell Senators: Guarantee Everyone’s Freedom to Vote
Urge them to pass the Freedom to Vote Act and John Lewis Voting Rights Act!
NCLCV v Hall Livestream
Follow along January 3 to 6 starting at 9 AM.
Primaries Delayed Until Maps Reviewed
The state Supreme Court expedited our lawsuit against gerrymandering.
Candidate Filing Delayed…for a Few Hours
A chaotic day for our lawsuit against the gerrymandered maps.
NCLCV Sues Over Gerrymandered Maps
We’re taking legislators to court and demanding fair districts!
NCLCV, Sierra Club Blast Rigged Maps
Legislators stacked the deck for polluters and disenfranchised the people.
Maps Heading to Court Again
Civil rights groups are challenging the unconstitutional redistricting process.
Speak Out Against Gerrymandering
Maps are out, and your window for public comment is now!
Redistricting in the Shadows
Legislative leaders are gerrymandering in the dark.
Legislators Start Work on Redistricting
Will legislators gerrymander us into another decade of skewed maps and broken democracy?
Complete your census form!
It only takes a few minutes to make the next ten years count for our communities and our values.
2020 Candidate Filing Starts Now
Candidates are filing paperwork across the state. Who will be on your ballot?
State Legislative Maps Final; Congressional Filing Delayed
The picture for North Carolina’s 2020 elections playing field got a little clearer last week.
Mapping the Trail to Environmental Victory
Will the court approve state legislators’ redrawn congressional districts?
More Challenges to Redistricting Decisions
A state court blocked North Carolina’s congressional maps from use in 2020.
Waiting for the Maps
Plaintiffs and defendants submitted their final briefs in the legislative gerrymandering court case…
New Legislative Maps Head Back to Court
Legislature Starts Drawing New Maps
Victory for Democracy
Gerrymandering on Trial
Supremes Allow Gerrymandering to Continue
Campaign Watch: End Gerrymandering
Take action this week to support fair, transparent elections in North Carolina.
Education & Resources: End Gerrymandering

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Farm Bill

With the Supreme Court’s decision, The 2023 Farm Bill threatens many of North Carolina’s remaining wetlands.

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Clean Water and Wetlands
Clean Water

The Supreme Court’s decision threatens our Nation’s wetlands and the security of clean water of Americans.

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environmental justice

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