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General Assembly Of North Carolina Session 2021

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE UTILITIES COMMISSION TO (I) TAKE ALL REASONABLE STEPS TO ACHIEVE A SEVENTY PERCENT REDUCTION IN EMISSIONS OF CARBON DIOXIDE FROM ELECTRIC PUBLIC UTILITIES FROM 2005 LEVELS BY THE YEAR 2030 AND CARBON NEUTRALITY BY THE YEAR 2050, (II) AUTHORIZE PERFORMANCE-BASED REGULATION OF ELECTRIC PUBLIC UTILITIES, (III) PROCEED WITH RULEMAKING ON SECURITIZATION OF CERTAIN COSTS AND OTHER MATTERS, AND (IV) ALLOW POTENTIAL MODIFICATION OF CERTAIN EXISTING POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENTS WITH ELIGIBLE SMALL POWER PRODUCERS.

11/12/21
                                                               

Climate change: North Carolina gov signs major energy law

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper of North Carolina signed a milestone energy bill into law Wednesday that aims to sharply reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the state’s power plants by 2030, celebrating the legislative accomplishment with Republican lawmakers.

10/14/21
                                                               

Climate change challenges trout industry in North Carolina

By Emma Johnson

Raising trout in Western North Carolina is a time — and labor — intensive process, and the growing threat of climate change only worsens the situation, creating difficulties for hatcheries and recreational fisherman.

Producing trout even in optimal conditions is challenging. “It’s 35 seasons of disaster,” joked Adam Moticak, superintendent of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Bobby N. Setzer State Fish Hatchery in Brevard.

05/01/21
                                                               

Cumberland County, North Carolina, Climate Resiliency Plan

Updated in 2018, Sustainable Sandhills facilitated a climate adaptation planning process through the Climate Solutions University (CSU): Forest and Water Strategies program that produced the Cumberland County Climate Resiliency Plan (C3RP) in 2016. CSU challenges communities to understand the interdependencies of rural and urban, and up- and downstream communities, and to become leaders in climate resilience, protecting vital natural resources in the process.

04/11/19
                                                               

North Carolina Climate and Health Adaptation Plan, 2016

In 2012, the North Carolina Climate and Health Adaptation Plan was developed. Since then, additional climate and health work has led the North Carolina Division of Public Health’s Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch to update the 2012 Adaptation Plan with current priorities. These priorities were developed using vulnerability assessments, disease burden projections, and intervention assessments.

04/10/19