Meet the North Carolina Organizers!

We’re excited to introduce you to our North Carolina team of organizers! Organizer Anita Cunningham, Debra David, and Cameron Phillips all live in NC communities that the wood pellet industry most directly harms. In their respective communities, they’re educating their neighbors on the damaging impacts of the wood pellet biomass industry, and encouraging their communities […]

Big Media Year For Southern Forests, Communities, & Justice

The world is waking up to the realities of the climate crisis, environmental injustice, and the importance of forests. And now, the news media spotlight is growing brighter and brighter on the Southern United States. Our Home the South The South is home to some of the most beautiful and biodiverse places on Earth. But […]

Photo of Community Organizers at Northampton Hearing

Statement: Dogwood Alliance Response to NC Governor’s Executive Order on Climate Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCTOBER 29, 2018 2 PM EST Dogwood Alliance Statement in Response to Governor Cooper’s Executive Order on North Carolina’s Commitment to Address Climate Change Asheville, NC – Today, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed an executive order, “Executive Order NO. 80: North Carolina’s Commitment to Address Climate Change and Transition to a Clean Energy […]

NC Forests are Under Assault. Governor Cooper Should Help

This op-ed originally appeared in The Charlotte Observer.   Authors: Norman L. Christensen, Ph.D. & William H. Schlesinger, Ph.D. *** Today we joined over 100 scientists to send a letter to Governor Roy Cooper, urging him to address the threats posed by the wood pellet industry and to protect North Carolina’s forests. These threats include emissions of […]