Events & News - Feb 1

CSGA Events

CSGA Monthly Business Meeting

Thursday, February 8, 7 PM

Annapolis Friends Meeting House

CSGA Movie Night


Friday, February 9, 7 PM

Annapolis Friends Meeting House

Events of Interest to CSGA

Mitigation Working Group / Maryland Commission on Climate Change

Feb 1, 10 AM - Maryland Department of the Environment, Baltimore

Rally for a Safety Study / We Are Cove Point

Feb 1, Noon - Lawyers Mall, Annapolis

Bill Introduction & Rally for 100% Clean Energy / 100% Clean Energy Now

Feb 1, 12:15 PM - Lawyers Mall, Annapolis

Transit Equity Day / Labor Network for Sustainability

Feb 5 - Day of Action

Foam-Free Baltimore City Hall Hearing / Baltimore Beyond Plastic

Feb 6, 10 AM - Baltimore City Hall, Baltimore

Hearing on SB282 Renewable Energy Tier 2 Eligibility Extension / Senate Finance Committee

Feb 6, 1 PM - Miller Senate Office Building, Annapolis

Meeting / Annapolis Environmental Commision

Feb 7, 7 PM - 145 Gorman St, Annapolis

Rally for a Safety Study / We Are Cove Point

Feb 8, Noon - Lawyers Mall, Annapolis

Monthly Meeting / Annapolis Chapter Citizens Climate Lobby

Feb 10, 12:30 PM - Unitarian Universalist Church, Annapolis

Annual Meeting / Climate First!

Feb 11, 1:30 PM, Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library, Washington

News, Information, and Opinion of Interest to CSGA

Pipeline, Power Plant in the Works of Bringing Natural Gas to Eastern Shore - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21

Flipping through pages of information, Eastern Shore lawmakers are talking natural gas.

Guest Commentary: Md. Goal Should be 100% Renewable Energy by 2035 | Maryland Matters

Bay Journal - Article: Conowingo, growth, climate may threaten Bay cleanup deadline

Dems Try to Trip Hogan Up on Climate Change, But He’s Right There With Them | Maryland Matters

Century of data shows sea-level rise shifting tides in Delaware, Chesapeake bays -- ScienceDaily

The warming climate is expected to affect coastal regions worldwide as glaciers and ice sheets melt, raising sea level globally. For the first time, an international team has found evidence of how sea-level rise already is affecting high and low tides in both the Chesapeake and Delaware bays, two large estuaries of the eastern United States.

New Jersey to Rejoin East Coast Carbon Market, Virginia May Be Next | InsideClimate News

As Trump rolls back federal climate policies, states are taking up the challenge to control greenhouse gas emissions themselves.

Trump tariffs will save some solar jobs and destroy others - The Washington Post

The president’s “America first” trade policy carries real risks for some U.S. manufacturers.

When a tariff barks and bites - The Washington Post

Reckoning with climate change will demand ugly tradeoffs from environmentalists — and everyone else - Vox

Being a climate hawk is not easy for anyone.

Radical Scheme to Stop Sea Level Rise - John Englander

'Tide Is Turning': Cheers Erupt for NYC's Suit Against Fossil Fuel Giants and Divestment | Common Dreams

"We are taking the largest action by any city to confront the growing climate crisis and demonstrate the leadership necessary to win this fight against fossil fuels and the damages they've caused."

Survey: Mayors view climate change as pressing urban issue | AP

LISTEN: 1,200 Years of Earth’s Climate, Transformed into Sound | KQED Science

Your ears might be the best way to sense the growing pace of climate change.

In 2017, the oceans were by far the hottest ever recorded | The Guardian

John Abraham: The second-hottest year recorded at Earth’s surface was the hottest in its oceans.

A 15-year look at how energy changed in the US, state by state | Ars Technica

Data from 2000 to 2015 lets us reflect on what 2015 to 2030 will look like.

Defying Dystopia: Shaping the Climate Future We Want | ROAR Magazine

To counter the injustice of climate change, we must oppose the disempowering visions of the future laid out for us by military planners and Malthusians alike.

The Partisan Divide Over the Carbon Tax Is All Smoke | RealClearPolicy

Is warming in the Arctic behind this year's crazy winter weather? | The Conversation

An atmospheric scientist who studies the Arctic explains why – because of global warming – the U.S. may be in for longer cold spells in the winter.

$3 million from state will help Greene County training facility move away from coal | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Florida Power & Light opens four new solar power plants and closes another coal plant | FPL Newsroom

California's climate policies have created thousands of jobs - The Washington Post

Trump says climate policies kill jobs. California's oil country proves the opposite.

Women’s rights issues are climate change issues - The Washington Post

To protect the planet, we need to control population growth by empowering women.

How Can We Help Put a Human Face on Climate Change? • The Revelator

Learning how to communicate climate issues in a way that people can understand and feel is the key to positive change, according to experts.

Gov. Phil Murphy's environmental plans see early legislative progress |

New Jersey's Senate on Monday moved closer to joining a pair of multistate coalitions meant to cut greenhouse gas emissions and protect the climate.

At Davos, bosses paint climate change as an opportunity | Reuters