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Events & News August 30

CSGA Events

CSGA Movie Night

With Anne Arundel Sierra Club

Friday, September 7, 7 PM

Annapolis Friends Meeting House

Events of Interest to CSGA

Mitigation Working Group Meeting / Maryland Commission on Climate Change

Aug 30, 10 AM - Maryland Department of the Environment, Baltimore

Talking Trash: Mr. Trash Wheel - Cleaning up Marine Debris Before in Reaches the Sea / Cafe Scientific

Aug 30, 6:15 PM - 49 West, Annapolis

Sep 1, 3 PM - Unitarian Universalist Church, Annapolis

Meeting / Annapolis Environmental Commission

Sep 5, 7 PM - 145 Gorman St, Annapolis

Sep 5, 7 PM - Greenbelt Community Center, Greenbelt

Global Day of Action - RISE FOR CLIMATE September 8

Festival for Change: Climate, Jobs & Justice / Baltimore Peoples Climate Movement

Sep 8, Noon - Baltimore War Memorial, Baltimore

Annapolis Chapter Meeting / Citizens' Climate Lobby

Sep 8, 12:30 PM - Unitarian Universalist Church, Annapolis

Reinventing Power / Southern Maryland Group Sierra Club

Sep 8, 1 PM - Lexington Park Library, Lexington Park

HoCo Rise 4 Climate / HoCo Climate Action

Sep 8, 2 PM - Clarksville Commons, Clarksville

Reinventing Power / Southern Maryland Group Sierra Club

Sep 8, 2 PM - Calvert Library, Prince Frederick

Sep 9, 11 AM - Maryland Ave, Annapolis

Sep 9, 2 PM - Rockville Town Square, Rockville

News, Information, and Opinion of Interest to CSGA

A new online tool aims to help states coordinate the buildout of fast-charging electric vehicle stations on highways throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.

Last month, Texas fast-tracked an initial $3.9 billion for three separate, smaller storm barrier projects that would specifically protect oil facilities.

Meanwhile, 15 percent of homes damaged or destroyed by the storm are still unlivable. Yet FEMA and Texas officials aren't keeping track of how many people remain displaced one year later.

More Americans rely on Puerto Rico's grid than on any other public electric utility. How one renegade plant worker led them through the shadows.

The state Board of Public Works on Wednesday approved $380,000 in grants to design shoreline restoration projects in Anne Arundel.

Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman and County Councilman Jon Weinstein announced a “master five-year plan,” to mitigate future flooding in Ellicott City at the Baltimore & Ohio Ellicott City Station Museum Plaza located on Main Street Thursday morning.

Radical action is needed to protect Ellicott City from flooding, but we need a lot more deliberation before we know that County Executive Allan Kittleman's demolition plan is the right one.

Impact of Climate Change on Ellicott City Floods May 2018

A carbon tax would go a long way to preventing the kind of flooding and other harmful effects of climate change that are already hitting us.

The approved bond allows the Harris County Flood Control District to build at least 230 projects over the next 10 to 15 years. It is also key to accessing more than $2 billion in matching federal dollars.

Judge accepts Iron Eyes' plea deal |

Surrogate Judge Lee Christofferson has accepted a plea agreement between Morton County prosecutors and Chase Iron Eyes, a prominent figure charged from the Dakota Access Pipeline protests.

The Battle of Mariner East 2 continues to heat up. Three “Mama Bears” - local moms who fiercely oppose Sunoco’s pipeline plan - were arrested.

THE YEARS-LONG tussle over two natural gas pipelines under development in Virginia took its latest turn on Tuesday when the State Water Control Board voted 4-3 against a motion to modify or revoke a critical permit allowing construction to continue.

Environmental council has no power over projects but says Northam should rescind permits for two pipelines.

Wind Technologies Market Report | Electricity Markets and Policy Group

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Wind Technologies Market Report provides an annual overview of trends in the U.S. wind power market.

Female researchers have faced everything from personal insults to death and rape threats.

A fifth-generation coal miner is telling President Trump that “coal mining isn’t coming back.”

The real cost of Trump’s efforts to revive coal? Public health.

My generation is radically remaking climate activism. Will it be enough?

Extreme storms and sea level rise are leading real estate investors to look at communities with higher elevation, like Little Haiti.

Indigenous leaders and campaigners fighting to protect land from development are being stymied and silenced by rising militarization, national security acts and anti-terrorism laws, according to a report.

Crops grown in a high CO2 atmosphere are less nutritious, containing less protein, zinc and iron.

Farm workers are working around the clock and throughout the year in conditions that most of us would not accept.

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