Stories tagged: "climate crisis"


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.

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.

A beachfront home in Rodanthe, N.C., collapsed into the Atlantic Ocean on Feb. 9. (National Park Service via AP)
Ticking Clock for NC’s Coast as New Reports Detail Climate Change Dangers

This is serious. A UN report says rising seas will inundate a little less than half of the Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula.  

A sign warns motorists and others of flooding on New River Inlet Road in North Topsail Beach. A 2019 study by the Center for Climate Integrity, estimates that it will cost $724 million to adequately provide short term protection against flooding in N. Topsail. (Photo by Michael McElroy)
The Climate Report Is Bad. But There Is Something We Can Do About It.

The worst-case scenario for our warming planet — deadly fires, floods, and droughts — will require international cooperation by governments. And nothing less. 

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Biden Proposes $2 Trillion Plan to Fight Climate Change and Create Millions of Jobs

“When Donald Trump thinks about climate change, the only word he can muster is ‘hoax.’ When I think about climate change, the word I think of is ‘jobs.’”

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Trump and His EPA Are ‘Using the Coronavirus as Cover’ to Gut Rules Against Climate Change

Environmental experts say these actions represent nothing less than a generous handout to polluters at the expense of regular Americans, particularly communities of color and children.