As flooding has rapidly worsened in scale and frequency, people are demanding action from their governments. Unfortunately, stormwater management is a costly problem that is not easily solved.
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North Carolina has recently boosted its efforts to study and prepare for climate change while some say that work to address rising sea levels had begun years earlier.
Climate change is coming for our backyard septic tanks, and eventually, our municipal waste treatment systems. Are communities willing to pay the high cost to upgrade them?
Community journalists are touring a homegrown documentary series with the Wilmington-based nonprofit Working Narrtives calling attention to underrepresented hurricane stories.
North Carolina will begin working with other state offices to address vulnerabilities caused by climate change but still have more work to do to make their communities more resilient.
The comprehensive plan to address North Carolina’s vulnerability to climate change has been submitted to Governor Roy Cooper.
State Climatologist Kathie Dello says that since taking the job in 2019 she has found residents of North Carolina are ready and willing to talk about climate change, and that the state can be a leader on the issue.
Maintaining the vulnerable sliver of Outer Banks highway known as N.C. 12 has long been a challenge, but state officials say they are now adopting a more resilient approach to infrastructure design.
Young people on North Carolina's Outer Banks who have grown up facing the challenges of climate change on an almost yearly basis say decision makers should take the problem more seriously.
While hurricanes are woven through the history of Down East Carteret County, a remote string of communities on the central North Carolina coast known for its fishing and boatbuilding traditions, Hurricane Florence was a turning point for conversations on "sea level rise".
A series of record-breaking hurricanes have led to changes in how coastal North Carolina residents talk about climate change and sea-level rise.
High school students in North Carolina reflect on their personal experiences during Hurricane Florence in 2018 and their perceptions of climate change.