Director of the Heat Policy Innovation Hub at Duke’s Nicholas Institute Ashley Ward spoke with 97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey on Thursday, February 22. She discussed the recent work she has been doing, and an upcoming conference she will be presenting at. She also discussed recent changes to how corporations in the finance sector address climate challenges, and how state legislatures are getting involved as well. She also outlined a climate action passport program coming to Hillsborough in April, and more.

Each Thursday “News on the Hill” centers conversations around climate and sustainability for our Climate Thursday segment. We visit with community leaders, policy makers, and experts in the fields of climate science and sustainability in order to put all of the latest climate news into local context.