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A new report from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science predicts sea levels around the state could rise by as little as 1 foot or as much as 7 feet by the end of the century — it all depends on how much carbon the world emits into the atmosphere.
Climate change report drives Maryland lawmakers to take action | Delmarva now.
Maryland General Assembly members are urging their colleagues now more than ever to pass a bill next session to increase the state's clean energy use.
Maryland taking steps aimed at addressing climate change - Capital Gazette
While the Trump administration’s report last month detailing the effects of rising global temperatures said Maryland had begun feeling the consequences of climate change, lawmakers and state agencies already are taking steps aimed at combating it.
A coalition of nine Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states and the District of Columbia have announced an agreement to work to impose regional limits on carbon emissions from transportation sources.
Scott Martelle: Trump is still pushing for coal, even as it’s killing us - Capital Gazette
The Trump administration’s new rules to make it easier for coal-fired power plants to come on line is at once dangerous, and silly.
Countries breathe life into the Paris climate agreement | Climate Home News
At a summit in Katowice, Poland, nearly 200 governments agreed rules to put the historic pact into action, but failed to make strong push for faster emissions cuts
John Kerry: Forget Trump. We All Must Act on Climate Change. - The New York Times
If we fail, it won’t be just the president’s fault.
The study provides more proof that greenhouse gases are dangerous to human health.
A federal appeals court in Richmond, Va., cited Dr. Seuss's famous book "The Lorax" in a Thursday ruling against a permit for a natural gas pipeline originally planned to run across the Appalachian Trail.
MVP Forced to Stop Work at Cove Hollow in Virginia | Frack Check WV
MVP Forced to Stop Work at Cove Hollow — Rubber Duckies Declare Victory
The cost of excavating and partly recycling 27 million cubic yards of coal ash stored underground across the state of Virginia could end up costing the average household.
For insect impersonators, timing is everything | Anthropocene
When it comes to mimicry, climate change isn't a story of simple winners and losers. The relationships human actions are disrupting are complex and subtle.
Organic food worse for the climate? -- ScienceDaily
Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required, a new study finds.
A new study finds that the private sector is overly optimistic about how much climate change will disrupt business.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report calls for a 35% boost in funding for fusion research.
Tech Workers Got Paid in Company Stock. They Used It to Agitate for Change. - The New York Times
Workers at tech companies like Amazon are starting to use the stock grants that they were paid to turn the tables on their employers.
Overall, 66 percent of Americans now say they've seen enough evidence to justify action on climate change, up from 51 percent two decades ago.
New Jersey is rejoining a regional pact that Gov. Chris Christie pulled the state out of.
Campaigners say they will force governments to act after lack of progress at UN summit.
Joanna Sustento lost her parents, oldest brother, sister-in-law, and 3-year-old nephew to Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. More than 6,000 others died, too. That storm was her first real taste of what climate change would look like for her people in the Philippines.
Defying war and catcalls, Syria's women hop on climate-friendly bikes | Thomson Reuters Foundation
I wasn't expecting the astonishment of bystanders and sexua harassment, says Sarah Zein, who is fighting social taboos and climate change together.