Updated: Dec 30, 2017
Events of Interest to CSGA
2018 Legislative Priorities / Greenbelt Climate Action Network
Jan 3, 7 PM - Greenbelt Community Center, Greenbelt
Meeting / Montgomery County Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions
Jan 4, 7:30 PM - Kol Shalom, Rockville
News, Information, and Opinion of Interest to CSGA
In 2018, Maryland environmental advocates will press lawmakers to clean up the state's renewable energy supply, which subsidizes some polluting power sources. But it could be difficult to reach consensus on what changes need to be made.
Trump administration has targeted controversial metric.
Maryland, northeast states accelerate carbon pollution reduction - Capital Gazette
Maryland and eight other states finalized their agreement to enact new air pollution limits aimed at reducing global climate change.
The New Climate Watchdogs: Democratic Attorneys General Take on Trump | InsideClimate News
A blue-state coalition filed nearly two dozen lawsuits in 2017 involving climate change, energy and the environment.
WGL Holdings-AltaGas deal reaches settlement agreement in Maryland - Washington Business Journal
Calgary-based AltaGas will relocate the head office of its U.S. power business to Prince George’s County.
Hopkins didn't go far enough in divesting from coal - Baltimore Sun
Incinerators have no place in Maryland's clean energy portfolio.
Windmills would be the least of Ocean City's aesthetic problems - Baltimore Sun
Who says offshore windmills would be a tourism killer in Ocean City?
Marylanders generally support an embrace of renewable energy, but when faced with the reality of living next to a large wind farm, "going green" becomes much more complicated for many residents.
If and when wind farms are built off of Maryland's coast, turbines will be spinning in areas through which many seabirds cross in annual migrations, but where few linger, a study has found.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) said Thursday it would review its nearly two-decade-old policy for approving natural gas pipelines.
Officials planned to use funds to shut down research office.
Opponents sing, snap and voice objections to the pipeline, then claim a partial victory.
World Bank invests $4.5 bln to arm cities against climate change | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Record cold temperatures in the United States will inevitably have some people refuting climate change. Here is how to respond.
The administration's new National Security Strategy doesn't mention climate change as a threat. That's dangerously ignorant.
This holiday season, think about trash - The Washington Post
Initiatives across the area aim to help us make less waste.
New research provides a large estimate of just how consequential our treatment of land surfaces and vegetation has been on the planet and its atmosphere.
Breitbart is pushing an extremely flawed study as evidence of a widespread conspiracy to inflate sea level rise.
A state renewable energy program is sending millions of dollars of ratepayer subsidies to Baltimore's biggest polluter, the Wheelabrator incinerator. Community activists in South Baltimore are trying to increase recycling to essentially put the incinerator out of business.
Time to rethink incinerator subsidy - Baltimore Sun
Waste-to-energy had its day but it's time to wean it off the public dole.
The effort by U.S. EPA to publicly debate mainstream climate science is on ice. The idea has created divisions within the Trump administration, spurring high-level staff discussions at the White House about how to proceed.
The past year was one of the worst on record for natural disasters. Blame greenhouse gases, and start planning for a hotter future.
Global warming will make life more expensive for everybody. Here are a few ways it's heading for your wallet...
Researchers plotted temperature rises against the number of asylum applications and are predicting that as the southern hemisphere heats up the number of people migrating to the EU each year will triple.