The Guilfordian

A coal-fired power plant like the Duke Energy plant at Belews Lake.

Guilford needs a new source of electricity

Miles Kirkpatrick, Guest Writer September 11, 2021

If you are reading this article practically anywhere in Guilford county, you are very likely utilizing Duke Energy-generated electricity. An effective monopoly due to the market structure in parts of the...

Phase two of the White Street Landfill. Downtown Greensboro is visible in the distance.

A wasteless journey

Where does our trash go?
Ben Clark and Caroline Clark, Guest Writers September 15, 2019

On Monday, Aug. 26, Laine Roberts, a waste education and recycling educator with the city of Greensboro, led a public tour of the city’s White Street Landfill, where yard and residential waste is housed...

Photo of Roy Cooper, the Governor of North Carolina. By Chris Seward - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,

Pipeline approved, Governor promises future of clean energy

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor February 9, 2018

On Jan. 26, Governor Roy Cooper made an announcement that North Carolina is dedicated to renewable and clean energy, alongside the approval of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline by the NC Department of Environmental...

Humans guilty in case for climate justice

Humans guilty in case for climate justice

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor September 8, 2016

Imagine you’re a plaintiff in a courtroom. You’re seeking damages in a civil case from a person or a group of people for eroding your oceanfront property, harming your lung capacity or killing your...

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