Friday, January 12, 7 PM
Annapolis Friends Meeting House
Events of Interest to CSGA
28th Safety Study Rally / We Are Cove Point
Jan 4, 1 PM - Governor's Mansion, Annapolis
Call to Double Renewable Energy in Maryland / Chesapeake Climate Action Network
Jan 4, 7 PM - Teleconference
Meeting / Montgomery County Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions
Jan 4, 7:30 PM - Kol Shalom, Rockville
Meeting / Charles County Board of Appeals
Jan 9, 7 PM - Charles County Government Building, La Plata
Rally for #ClimateAction / Maryland Climate Coalition
Jan 10, 10:30 AM - Lawyers Mall, Annapolis
Hearing on the Repeal of the Clean Power Plan / Maryland General Assembly and Attorney General
Jan 11, 1 PM - Legislative Services Building, Annapolis
Mobilization Training / The Climate Mobilization Montgomery County
Jan 13, 10 AM - River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Bethesda
Monthly Chapter Meeting / Citizens Climate Lobby Annapolis
Jan 13, 12:45 PM - Unitarian Universalist Church, Annapolis
News, Information, and Opinion of Interest to CSGA
Trash isn’t the only threat to the Potomac - The Washington Post
Green energy has a brighter future - Baltimore Sun
Maryland's energy future should not involve subsidizing polluters.
Yes, panels are cheaper, but much more R&D is needed for a true green energy breakthrough.
In his new book Being the Change, climate scientist Peter Kalmus shows why, on the cusp of climate catastrophe, we are neither choiceless nor powerless.
How Climate Change Deniers Rise to the Top in Google Searches - The New York Times
Groups that reject established climate science can use the search engine’s advertising business to their advantage, gaming the system to find a mass platform for false or misleading claims.
Science Teachers Respond to Climate Materials Sent by Heartland Institute | InsideClimate News
For years, fossil fuel groups have tried to influence teachers in the classroom. The latest effort is a climate change teaching guide from the Heartland Institute.
Scientists don't need to sugar-coat it.
Murkowski introduces bill to study ocean acidification | Juneau Empire
Global warming is causing ocean water to become less like baking soda and more like milk, chemically speaking.
It’s Not Too Late: A Climate Change New Year’s Resolution | InsideClimate News
Five big gaps in national climate plans - and how to close them | Climate Home News
The Paris climate deal is based on pledges from 165 countries, but there are major omissions that need addressing before the next round in 2020.
Suganshi Ropia says a piece she read after the signing of the Paris Climate Agreement helped her realise we shouldn’t wait to make our voices heard.
Taking the heat of debate is often more about feelings than facts, writes science communicator Craig Cormick.
How Corporations 'Bypassed the Politics' to Lead on Clean Energy in 2017 | Greentech Media
From mega wind purchases to rooftop solar arrays to electric truck orders, companies of all sizes are stepping up to act on climate.
Fossil fuel divestment an empty gesture - Baltimore Sun
A university that divests from fossil fuels is only hurting its students.
How Big Oil Lost Control of Its Climate Misinformation Machine | InsideClimate News
One new study shows that warming temperatures may impact the earning potential of children today by the time they reach adulthood.
More importantly, it reminds scientists not to lose sight of the importance of human behavior in the search for answers about the physical processes of climate change.
Microsoft will invest $50 million over the next 5 years to make AI tools available to more people so they can access climate data themselves and decide how to adjust their personal lives and businesses to limit the impact of climate change.
The Republican Tax Bill Won't Address Climate Change - The Atlantic
Despite much cajoling and prodding from fellow conservatives, the party didn’t adopt a climate policy in the new tax bill.
Shanghai Experiments With "Sponge City" Technology | CleanTechnica
China has designated 30 urban areas to become "sponge cities"; — urban laboratories designed to test new ways to manage flooding from rain and rising sea levels.
Earth becoming a desert without climate deal, scientists warn | Washington Examiner
The findings show that more than 25 percent of the world's population will live in a perpetual state of drought and growing desertification.
As an EPA intern, I was barred from mentioning climate change - The Washington Post
I helped manage the social media accounts — and saw firsthand why the staff is demoralized.
A global temperature rise to 2C above pre-industrial levels could see many regions facing an increased threat of drought and wildfires, study suggests.
Fighting Climate Change, One Laundry Load at a Time - The New York Times
Experts in the study of fungi are playing a bigger role in improving laundry detergents and, by extension, leading efforts to cut energy use.
Meera Subramanian visits the Dirty Dog Dryland Derby, in northern Wisconsin, to see how the sport of dogsledding is adapting to climate change—and how the mushers feel about it.
It shows that the big oil companies aren’t the only ones paying attention to climate change.
Wind power is gaining ground in many conservative states across the American Plains, as residents begin to view investment in wind power as an economic opportunity rather than an ideological statement.