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
Racism Threatening AACo Public Transportation / SURJ Annapolis
Sep 1, 3 PM - Unitarian Universalist Church, Annapolis
Meeting / Annapolis Environmental Commission
Sep 5, 7 PM - 145 Gorman St, Annapolis
Community Solar - A New Way to Support Clean Energy / Greenbelt Climate Action
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
Annapolis Electric Vehicle Showcase / Annapolis Green
Sep 9, 11 AM - Maryland Ave, Annapolis
Rise for Climate! / 350 MoCo
Sep 9, 2 PM - Rockville Town Square, Rockville
News, Information, and Opinion of Interest to CSGA
Online tool helps Northeast states coordinate EV charging network | Energy News Network
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.
Big oil asks government to protect it from climate change | The Times-Picayune
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.
Ellicott City: Must we destroy this village in order to save it? - Baltimore Sun
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.
Climate Signals | Ellicott City Floods May 2018
Impact of Climate Change on Ellicott City Floods May 2018
Instead of adapting to climate change, let's prevent it - Baltimore Sun
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.
Harris County voters pass $2.5 billion flood bond one year after Harvey - Houston Chronicle
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 | bismarcktribune.com
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.
3 'Mama Bears' busted during pipeline rally in Delco | dailylocal.com
The Battle of Mariner East 2 continues to heat up. Three “Mama Bears” - local moms who fiercely oppose Sunoco’s pipeline plan - were arrested.
Editorial: On pipelines, Northam finds middle ground hard to hold | pilotonline.com
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.
In Virginia, governor and appointees at odds over gas pipelines - The Washington Post
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.
As Climate Scientists Speak Out, Sexist Attacks Are on the Rise - Scientific American
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.