Staggering costs of climate change, reasons for hope are topics of talk.

by Phyllis Wojcik, President, Charlotte County Democratic Environmental Council Over thirty individuals attended 24 Hours of Reality: Truth in Action on, a global conversation on the truth of the climate crisis and how we solve it.  Alessia Leathers, a leader from The Climate Reality Project, joined volunteers around the world holding public presentations and conversations…

Support young people on climate change

CharlotteDems.com Editor’s note: The following letter to the editor by CCDEC Secretary Jane Merriam was published in the Charlotte Sun on Friday, Oct. 4. Editor:   The concentration levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have risen from 339 parts per million in 1980 to 408 parts per million in 2018. Global sea levels have…

Mosaic, state questioned

About 100 people from five counties near Mosaic phosphate mining and fertilizer operations showed up at an open house Monday for a final chance to ask questions from state regulators and company representatives. Many people at the meeting noted hazardous waste has spilled into rivers and streams in the hundred-plus years of the phosphate industry…