Cooper: US must lead on climate change

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper told the House Natural Resources Committee that it's not too late to act on climate change, but "it soon may be." Cooper and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker testified before the committee on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2019.
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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper told the House Natural Resources Committee that it's not too late to act on climate change, but "it soon may be." Cooper and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker testified before the committee on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2019.

Brian Murphy covers North Carolina’s congressional delegation and state issues from Washington, D.C., for The News & Observer, The Charlotte Observer and The Herald-Sun. He grew up in Cary and graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill. He previously worked for news organizations in Georgia, Idaho and Virginia. Reach him at 202.383.6089 or bmurphy@mcclatchydc.com.