North Carolina’s Climate Chronicles

Story Map By Morgan Alexander, Climate Impacts Stanback Fellow 2023 If this story map is not displaying properly, you can visit it directly at this link.  Morgan Alexander is originally from Houston, Texas. But she was raised overseas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Ankara, Turkey. She graduated from the University of Georgia in […]

Adapting To Climate Change: What Will It Take?

Climate change is one of the most pressing global issues of our time. It has the potential to cause drastic ecological changes that could threaten the existence of many species, including humans. It is important that we do what we can to adapt to climate change and mitigate its effects. What are the climate risks […]

What’s the Difference Between Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation?

Climate change is one of the most urgent issues we face. It’s a complex problem involving science, economics, society, politics, morality, and ethics. It’s a problem that doesn’t only affect us here at home, but every individual across the globe. Climate change is also a problem without a quick or easy solution. It will take […]

windmills are a renewable energy source for climate mitigation

What You Need To Know: NC’s Natural & Working Lands Action Plan

We know that the health and well-being of people, plants, and animals are intricately connected to our forests. Forests provide us with clean air, clean water, and natural flood control. They also pull dangerous greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. When we truly protect our forests, we protect one of our best […]

Why We Need Climate Action Now

Guest post written by Raksha Doddabele, a Dogwood Alliance intern. One day, I want to take my children to the Smoky Mountains. We will turn over rocks to observe the wriggling critters underneath. We will plunge our feet into cool streams on hot summer days. We will hike up mountains and breathe the thinner air […]