Major News Series Exposes the Biomass Controversy

2020 kicked off with important, major coverage of the wood pellet industry in two major North Carolina papers, the Raleigh News & Observer and the Durham Herald Sun. On the heels of our campaign victory achieved in the NC Clean Energy Plan in November, this is another significant break-through on biomass in North Carolina. These […]

Community Leaders Continue to Speak Out

Last week, we stood together with community leaders and climate justice advocates to host a press conference about the destructive impacts of the wood pellet industry and other extractive industries in the state. Following the NC Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board Meeting, Belinda Joyner of the Concerned Citizens of […]

Belinda Joyner speaks at a press conference

Global Climate Strike Week

The Global Climate Strike has been full of climate action across the world, and we are standing all together as a single strong voice with Greta Thunberg, a leader who has sparked a global climate movement, led by young people. Millions around the world on September 20th walked out of their schools, workplaces, and homes […]

For The Love of Our Planet

Governor Cooper’s lip service to climate change and environmental justice has gone on long enough. Action speaks louder than words and his continued support of wood pellets, pipelines, and other environmental injustices says it all.

Celebrating the Green New Deal and a Brighter, More Just Future for All

With the introduction of Green New Deal resolutions in the House and Senate, sponsored by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey, Dogwood Alliance is encouraged to see Congressional allies, organizations, and a vibrant grassroots movement uniting behind a vision for a new economy that responds to the climate crisis, values life, and seeks to […]