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    The RCC, founded in 1965, is the national environmental organization envisioned by Rachel Carson to carry on her work after her death.
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    We promote Carson's ecological ethic that combines scientific concern for the environment and human health with a sense of wonder and reverence for all forms of life in order to build a sustainable, just, and peaceful future.
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    Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life.—Rachel Carson
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State and Federal Government Still Resisting Efforts to Save Flint

Government employees allege that higher ups do not want to prevent another water crisis.

Strong Women and the Vote

“Your foremothers at Meredith College fought for the right to vote,” RCC President Dr. Bob Musil told his audience in the Jones Auditorium of Meredith College, a nationally ranked women’s college in Raleigh, North Carolina.

A Different Fall on Campus

Environmentalists have been playing desperate defense since the 2016 election brought a trifecta of right-wing, anti-environmental, indeed, anti-progressive forces to power

Not Just CO2: These Climate Pollutants Also Must Be Cut to Keep Global Warming to 1.5 Degrees

UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s landmark report warns policymakers of the risks ahead & the changes needed to stop global warming.

‘We need some fire’: climate change activists issue call to arms for voters

Campaigners say more than 15m people who care about the environment did not vote in the 2014 midterms – can they create a ‘green wave’ this November?