Stories tagged: "climate"

Climate activists rally in front of the White House at Lafayette Square to demand that President Joe Biden declare a climate emergency and move the country rapidly away from fossil fuels, July 4, 2023, in Washington. After being thwarted by Congress, Biden will use his executive authority to create a New Deal-style American Climate Corps that will serve as a major green jobs training program. (AP Photo/Yuri Gripas, File)
Biden Launches ‘American Climate Corps’ Program to Create 20,000 Jobs

Those who enroll in the American Climate Corps will learn how to install solar panels, restore coastal wetlands, fight wildfires, and more. The program aims to create a pipeline for these young people to get hired into the clean energy sector.

Surviving this NC heat wave
The Atlantic Ocean Is (Literally) the Temperature of a Hot Tub: What That Means for NC

This latest NC heat wave is blistering, and it's not happening in a vacuum. It is historically hot all over. Here's how to stay safe and cool in North Carolina.

Gardening Tips for Summer
10 Tips to Keep Your Plant Babies Alive in North Carolina’s Sweltering Weather

There’s more to watering than you think. Fertilizer isn’t always good for your plants. And more gardening tips for summer to help your plants survive.

Wilson, N.C. flooding from Hurricane Matthew in 2016. In 2023, forecasters are now calling for a busier-than-expected hurricane season. (Shutterstock)
Don’t Believe the Hype: This Is Going to Be a Bad Hurricane Season in NC

Despite predictions of a mild hurricane season, forecasters say record-warm temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean could mean more storms than expected.

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Biden’s Signature Climate Law Will Create a Domestic Jobs and Manufacturing Boom, Study Finds

A new report finds that the Inflation Reduction Act will dramatically lower the cost of solar and wind energy projects, create millions of new jobs, and more.

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4 Reasons You Should Be Paying Attention to the Farm Bill

The Farm Bill provides food assistance for 41 million Americans, funds land conservation practices, is a huge source of federal investment in rural communities, and ensures all Americans they have access to a safe, stable supply of food.