Stories tagged: "climate change"


Vice President Kamala Harris applauds as President Joe Biden speaks during a bill signing ceremony for the Respect for Marriage Act, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
10 Accomplishments of the First Two Years of the Biden-Harris Administration

Over the past two years, the Biden-Harris administration and the Democratic-run House and Senate acted to lower healthcare and drug costs; fight climate change and reduce energy costs; invest in mental health care; and invest in American manufacturing and infrastructure.

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper speaks at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, April 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Op-Ed: Sustainable Electricity We Can Rely On

In an op-ed, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper highlights the importance of building up the state's sustainable electricity infrastructure.

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2022 Was A Busy Year for the Federal Government. Here Are 10 Things Passed By Federal Lawmakers.

Under Democratic control, the federal government acted to lower healthcare and prescription drug costs; fight climate change and lower energy costs; invest in gun safety and mental healthcare; and implement a generational investment in American industry, manufacturing, and infrastructure.

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.