Go to your local council meetings and speak during public comment periods (find out how at the links below). Thank your elected officials for what they’re doing and ask them to take even more urgent action on climate change.

We’ll keep updating this page with news on what NC towns, cities and counties are doing to address climate change. 

There may also be a Clean Path 2025 Action Team in your county that you can join. Read more here.

Orange County

The Orange County Board of Commissioners passed the state’s first earmarked tax for climate action. Thank them!

Check out the new Climate Action Coalition of Orange County. Join their email list and attend their events.

Chatham County

The County Commissioners decided to find out how much it would cost to put solar on all county buildings. Thank them and ask them to follow up quickly!

Wake County

The Wake County Commission passed a resolution that the County should be powered by 100% renewable energy by 2050. Thank them and urge them to take swift action to fulfill their commitment!

The Raleigh City Council has adopted a resolution committing to an 80% reduction in greenhouse gases by 2050. Learn more.

Durham County

The Durham County Commission passed a resolution committing to 100% clean, renewable energy by 2050 and 80% by 2030 (see page 11 of this document). Thank the commissioners and urge them to take swift action.

The City of Durham passed a resolution committing the City operations to 80% renewable energy by 2030, achieve carbon neutrality in city operations by 2040, and reach 100% renewable sourcing by 2050. Thank the Durham City Council members and urge them to take swift action!

More local governments coming soon!