CSGA Business Meeting with
Thursday, December 13, 7 PM
Annapolis Friends Meeting House
Events of Interest to CSGA
Mitigation Working Group Meeting / Maryland Commission on Climate Change
Dec 6, 10 AM - Conference Call
Fridays For Future Climate Strike with Greta / Greta Thunberg Dec 7, 8 AM - US Department of Energy, Washington
Annapolis Chapter Meeting / Citizens' Climate Lobby
Dec 8, 12:30 PM - Unitarian Universalist Church, Annapolis
What Lies Upstream / Howard County Sierra Club
Dec 10, 7 PM - Elkridge Branch Library, Elkridge
Eating Animals / Interfaith Power & Light
Dec 12, 6:30 PM - Cleveland Park Library, Washington
A Night of Envisioning Water Justice For All Marylanders / Food & Water Watch
Dec 12, 6:30 PM - 3000 Hillen Rd, Baltimore
Katharine Hayhoe at Grace Capital City / Grace Capital City
Dec 16, 4 PM - Grace Capital City, Washington
News, Information, and Opinion of Interest to CSGA
Naval Academy plans to raise seawall as Annapolis sea level rise looms - Capital Gazette
The Naval Academy will raise one of its seawalls to combat water that could rise as much as 3 feet in three decades, an issue the institution shares with neighboring downtown Annapolis.
Senators Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D R.I., senior members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unveiled ambitious new legislation Wednesday.
Climate Science Blockbuster: Can Maryland Pass the Big Test? – Maryland Matters
Ever had this nightmare? You’re in school when suddenly you remember you have a huge exam the next day.
Climate change already a health emergency, say experts | The Guardian
Deadly heatwaves and spread of diseases affect people’s health today – report
Powering down coal: Navigating the economic and financial risks in the last years of coal power - Carbon Tracker Initiative
This interactive portal and accompanying report track the economic and financial risks of coal power.
Earlier this year, the chief financial officer of global insurance giant Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. explained to analysts how the company had turned a little-known U.S. energy subsidy into a profit machine, worth hundreds of millions of dollars to its bottom line.
Sometimes a phenomenon comes along that captures the public's attention in near totality, and we find ourselves losing our minds.
Chemical clues in waters near Marcellus Shale gas wells in rural Pennsylvania can identify new drilling-related sources of methane contamination, according to scientists.
Opposition is growing for a pipeline to supply the cracker plant in Beaver County.
As Adam Neuman’s wife left her home for work Monday morning, she texted him a photo: a truck filled with sections of 30-inch pipes driving down the street.
Xcel Energy Inc. became the first major U.S. utility owner to pledge to fully phase out carbon-dioxide emissions that cause global warming.
The Depravity of Climate-Change Denial - The New York Times
Risking civilization for profit, ideology and ego.
"We're at the stage where we can't vote and by the time we're in power, it's going to be too late to start making change."
Five myths about climate change - The Washington Post
What’s happening isn’t natural — and almost all scientists agree.
The approval moves forward a policy that many affected states don't want.
Why Is the Left Ignoring the Bipartisan Carbon Tax Bill? | RealClearPolitics
Last Tuesday, a small bipartisan group of three Democratic and three Republican members of the U.S. House introduced legislation, the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.
UMD can’t keep using a natural gas power plant - Arc Publishing
We need drastic environmental policy. UMD should be investing in zero emission energy.
Emmanuel Macron blinked.
Climate change gets a local perspective at 2018 Art Basel | Miami Herald
Miami Beach’s Art Basel is the year’s premiere art event, and artists aren’t afraid of tackling tough social problems like climate change. But this year’s best climate-themed work comes from the locals.
Greenland's Ice Melt Is in 'Overdrive,' With No Sign of Slowing | InsideClimate News
Melting on Greenland’s ice sheet has gone into “overdrive,” with meltwater runoff increasing 50 percent since the start of the industrial era and continuing to accelerate, new research shows. As more water runs off the ice sheet, it drives sea level rise, putting new pressure on coastal communities around the world.