Stories tagged: "climate change"


Extreme heat is a problem across the country, whether in North Carolina or Andover, Mass, above. But the solutions require a local approach, experts say. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Fall Weather’s Coming. Yes, It’s the Perfect Time to Talk About How Hot It’s Been.

Though heat-related issues kill more people than any other weather-related danger, there are still some big misconceptions about the risks. 

The co-owner of Trophy Brewing Company, a popular brewery and restaurant in Raleigh, on how the Inflation Reduction Act will help his business be more environmentally friendly. (Image via Trophy Brewing's Facebook page)
Our North Carolina Restaurant Wants to Do More to Fight Climate Change. The Inflation Reduction Act Will Help.

A Raleigh brewery and restaurant owner on President Biden and Democrats' big climate change bill, which includes billions of dollars in incentives for businesses to invest in clean energy.

Rep. Ted Budd, left, NC's Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, takes the stage with former President Donald Trump during an April rally in Selma, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
Ted Budd Says He’s An Ally to Farmers. His Record Is More Complicated.

Budd has made several votes against farmers’ interests, and the Budd family was involved with AgriBioTech, a now-bankrupt company that cost farmers across 39 states millions and left a tax debt, including in N.C.

President Joe Biden hands the pen he used to sign the Democrats' landmark climate change and health care bill to Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., watches in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
5 Ways Democrats Have Helped North Carolina Under Biden’s Leadership

The Biden administration and Democrats in Congress have passed an array of bills aiming to improve the U.S. economy and infrastructure, invest in physical and mental health, and combat climate change.

President Joe Biden waves as he boards Air Force One with his son Hunter Biden at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. The president and his allies enjoyed one of their most positive weeks of his term so far, including the passage of a major climate change and healthcare bill called the Inflation Reduction Act. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Here’s How the Inflation Reduction Act Helps North Carolina Families

The Democratic-led government has passed a once-in-a-generation bill to lower healthcare costs, fight climate change, and increase taxes on big corporations.

Water your plants in the morning to avoid evaporation. (Shutterstock)
How to Keep Your Plants Safe in the Heat

It’s going to be hot again this weekend and even the most heat-happy plants need extra care during heat waves.

Hurricane Season
This Hurricane Season Could Be Rough, NC

We’ve pulled together potentially life-saving info about making a plan and building an emergency kit. It’s too late to plan once the storm hits.