North Carolina

Cross-Sector Drilling Opposition Wins Limited Protection for North Carolina and Virginia Coasts

On September 8th, President Donald Trump signed an executive order extending an existing moratorium on offshore drilling for an additional ten years in Florida. His original extension covered offshore drilling in waters from Florida to South Carolina, and was updated...

How Climate Risk Could Be the Perfect Conservative Argument for Climate Action

In January of this year, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink penned an open letter about the dangers of climate risk, calling on investors “to reassess core assumptions about modern finance.” As the world’s largest asset manager, with $7.4 trillion under management,...

North Carolina Issues New Resilience Plan, Includes Climate Justice Concerns

In early June, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) submitted the North Carolina Climate Risk Assessment and Resilience Plan to Governor Cooper’s office. The result of 11 months of discussion with numerous stakeholders — including municipal governments, federal...

SCPN Spotlight: Jamie Lockwood on Coastal Communities and the Climate Crisis

All across the country, members of our State Carbon Pricing Network (SCPN) are fighting to make an impact on climate change in their communities. We have individuals in our Network from all 50 states, each experiencing climate change differently in...