Posted inClimate, Orange County, Orange County Board of County Commissioners

Apply for a Community Climate Action Grant from Orange County

Five years ago, the County Commissioners created a Climate Action Fund to help our community meet the climate change mitigation goals set by the county. The county has set several targets, including a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030 and by 100% by 2050 from 2005 baseline levels. (Other targets are related […]

Posted inChapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools

The school board must maximize walking and biking zones in the school bond

We are strong advocates for a school bond because many of the schools across our district are not only beyond their useful life spans, but are educationally inadequate. In the 1950s and 1960s–when many of our schools were built–they were not designed to house exceptional children classrooms, small group classrooms, speech or occupational therapist offices, […]