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Senate confirms Michael Regan as EPA chief

The Senate has confirmed Michael Regan as President Joe Biden's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.

UN chief reappoints billionaire Bloomberg as climate envoy

The U.N. said Friday that Secretary-General Antonio Guterres wants the former New York City mayor to “mobilize stronger and more ambitious climate action” in the lead-up to a global climate summit in November.

North Carolina city declares ‘climate emergency,’ sets goals

A city in North Carolina has become the first in the state to declare a climate emergency and has now set goals on warming greenhouse gases and renewable energy.

Thousands gather for Women’s March rallies across the US

Thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday as part of the nationwide Women’s March rallies focused on issues such as climate change, pay equity, reproductive rights and immigration.

Science teachers, students get Times Square New Year’s stage

This year’s New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square will spotlight efforts to combat climate change when high school science teachers and students press the button that begins the famous 60-second ball drop and countdown to next year.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time ‘Person of the Year’

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said she was surprised and honored Wednesday to learn she had been named Time’s youngest “Person of the Year.”

Harvard-Yale game delayed at halftime by student protest

Protesters wearing the colors of both Harvard and Yale staged a sit-in at midfield of Yale Bowl during halftime of the 136th edition of the annual football rivalry known as The Game.

Greta Thunberg plans to join North Carolina climate strike

Sixteen-year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg says she plans to attend a youth-lead climate rally in North Carolina this week.

Television’s Weather Channel wades into climate debate

The Weather Channel is moving beyond cold fronts and heat waves to wade into the politics of climate change, with a special planned for early next month that includes interviews with nine presidential candidates on the topic.

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Mystery solved: Offshore vessel identified by Northstar Marina

We have an update on a story we brought you yesterday. The mystery of the strange barge near access four has finally been solved. 

Board of Education votes ‘no confidence’ in member Judy Justice

The New Hanover County Board of Education voted in favor of a 'no confidence' motion against board member Judy Justice.

After months of work, repairs still needed at downtown Wilmington’s River Place

In recent months, the luxury apartments and condos at River Place, a long-awaited $80 million development on Wilmington's riverfront, have turned into temporary construction sites as workers wearing safety vests and hard hats have repaired building-wide defects.

Target plans for zero waste, emissions by 2040

Retail giant Target is pledging to reach zero waste and emissions by 2040.