General Business Meeting
Thursday, January 18, 7-9 PM
Annapolis Friends Meeting House
Climate Change Speakers Series
Thursday, January 25 - 7-9 PM
Annapolis Friends Meeting House
Events of Interest to CSGA
2018 Maryland Environmental Legislative Workshop / Maryland League of Conservation Voters
Jan 18, Noon - Miller Senate Office Building, Annapolis
2018 Maryland Environmental Legislative Summit / Maryland League of Conservation Voters
Jan 18, 4 PM - Miller Senate Office Building, Annapolis
The Intersection of Environmental Justice and Public Health | Earth Forum of Howard County
Jan 21, 2 PM - First Presbyterian Church of Howard County, Columbia
Climate Change Support Circle / Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church
Jan 22, 7:30 PM - Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church
Rule Making Session on Revisions to COMAR 20.50.02-20.50.09 - Small Generator Facility Interconnection Standards / Public Service Commission
Jan 23, 10 AM - William Donald Schaefer Tower, Baltimore
Sea Level Rise and the Fate of Chesapeake Wetlands / Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Jan 23, 7 PM - Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater
National Call / Elders Climate Action
Jan 23, 7 PM - Teleconference
Education, Communication and Outreach Working Group Meeting / Maryland Commission on Climate Change
Jan 24, 10:30 AM - Maryland Department of the Environment, Baltimore
Hearing on HB3 U.S. Climate Alliance Membership / MD House Environment and Transportation Committee
Jan 24, 1:30 PM - House Office Building, Annapolis
Hearing on HB19 Solar Energy Grant Program / MD House Economic Matters Committee
Jan 24, 1 PM - House Office Building, Annapolis
2018 Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference / Citizens Climate Lobby
Jan 26-27 - University of the District of Columbia, Washington
Days of Action vs Wells Fargo / Climate First!
Jan 26, 11 AM - Washington, DC and Gaithersburg, MD
Stakeholder Webinar / Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
Jan 26, 12:30 PM - Webinar
Socializing, Networking & Brainstorming / Baltimore Green Forum
Jan 28, 4 PM - Maryland Presbyterian Church, Towson
Transit Equity Video Townhall / Labor Network for Sustainability
Jan 28, 5:30 PM - Video Townhall
News, Information, and Opinion of Interest to CSGA
Gov. Larry Hogan's administration is pressing the Trump Environmental Protection Agency not to abandon an Obama-era plan to cut air pollution, known as the Clean Power Plan.
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh and General Assembly leaders held a hearing Thursday calling on the Trump administration and Environmental Protection Agency to keep the Obama-era Clean Power Plan in place.
Steven Howard Johnson: Let's get our bearings on global warming - Capital Gazette
Global warming seems so invisible, so distant. How is anyone to get their bearings? Why not just ignore it? Figuring it out may not be easy, but it’s not impossible.
Global Warming | Capital Gazette
Sea Level Rise Is Unlocking Decades-Old Pollution | Hakai Magazine
Salt water creeping upland could release legacy fertilizer into the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland leaders rally against offshore oil drilling - Capital Gazette
Half a billion blue crabs would be put at risk under the new policy, according to Chesapeake Bay Foundation president Will Baker. “One oil spill at the wrong time at the wrong place could wipe out an entire year class of Chesapeake Bay blue crabs, several hundred million dollars worth."
Annapolis sea-level rise, historic protection plan still in the pipeline - Capital Gazette
A study four years in the making is about a month away from publication.
Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Testing Out Solar Sidewalk. « CBS Baltimore
Baltimore's Inner Harbor is about to test run a solar sidewalk.
New York Rejects a Natural Gas Pipeline, and Federal Regulators Say That's OK | InsideClimate News
Generating electricity from renewable energy sources is not only better for the environment compared to fossil fuels—it soon will also be consistently cheaper.
While we waste food, others waste away - Baltimore Sun
If we were to collect all the wasted food in the world and redistribute it, we would be capable of feeding every hungry person in the world three times over. The quantity of food we throw out is monstrous: At the consumer level, nearly a third of untouched household food is trashed.
The carbon footprint of air freight is ten times that of truck freight; perhaps it's time for "slow shopping."
Art sidesteps all the problems of long sentences by trying to collapse all of these things into one moment.