More imminent than deadly viruses or terrorists at national events is the phenomenon of climate change, a force examined in a groundbreaking new report released today by the Union of … [Read full article]
Tag: North Carolina
Coal–Climate Connection To Hit TV Screens Nationwide
By Dayna Reggero The upcoming SHOWTIME® docu-series, Years of Living Dangerously, premiering on April 13, provides an opportunity to meet the people and see the places affected by climate change. … [Read full article]
Asheville Offers Public Bike Repair Racks
Of course, we are all familiar with bike racks for parking your bike and locking it up — they are in just about every city. But have you heard of … [Read full article]
Greenpeace Protesters Take Over Asheville Power Station
Greenpeace activists in North Carolina have climbed a Progress Energy power station in Asheville and “have secured themselves to the coal loader and conveyers, which will prevent coal from … [Read full article]
Humane Society Rescues 43 Animals from NC Breeder
A goat, a rabbit, six dogs, and 35 domestic and exotic cats have been retrieved from a rural breeder’s home in North Carolina, thanks in part to the Humane Society … [Read full article]
More Activism News: Masked Anti-Nuclear Activists, Occupy in El Salvador, Sea Shepherd,..
Some top activism news from the past week or so: 1. Masked Activists in Germany Sop Transport of Nuclear Waste As the title indicates, some activists in Germany are fed … [Read full article]
5 Days Worth of Satellite Images and Videos of Hurricane Irene
NASA Satellites have been watching Hurricane Irene for several days and providing the public with images of its progress.
Scientists across the US Tracking and Monitoring Hurricane Irene
Over the past few days Hurricane Irene has been making landfall off the Eastern Coast of America, in North Carolina and Virginia, New Jersey, and New York. The whole time, scientists from various institutions across the country have been monitoring, tracking, and investigating the hurricane.
Mineral, Virginia-based Earthquake Shakes Areas Up and Down the East Coast
A 6.0 earthquake shook far beyond its epi-center in Mineral, Virginia; shaking was felt from as far north as Rhode Island, New York and as far south as Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Starting at approximately 1:51 PM at the epi-center 3.7 miles beneath the surface, reports are varying as to how long the quake lasted; best estimates are only a few seconds.
Green Living Stories of the Last Week (or So)
OK, one more wrap-up this week. And perhaps our last weekly wrap-up, period. As I am thinking I will switch to daily wrap-ups instead. (Let me know if you have … [Read full article]
Global Weirding News of the Week
It’s been a little more than a week since my last Global Weirding News of the Week update, but better late than never… This one is an especially long update, … [Read full article]
NAACP Opposes Planned N.C. Chicken-Waste Power Plants
The NAACP has joined with environmental groups to oppose the construction of three power plants because of concerns that burning the feces will expose poor people to arsenic and other … [Read full article]
Will Your Roof Soon Be Part of a Solar Power Plant?
On Thursday, Charlotte based utility company Duke Energy unveiled plans for a pilot program that will test whether or not 850 North Carolina homes can collectively produce the energy of … [Read full article]