Climate Stewards Business Meeting
Thursday, January 10, 7 PM
Annapolis Friends Meeting House
Thursday, January 17, 7 PM
Annapolis Friends Meeting House
Events of Interest to CSGA
Annapolis Chapter Meeting / Citizens' Climate Lobby
Jan 12, 12:45 PM - Unitarian Universalist Church, Annapolis
Speaking out for Creation / Interfaith Power & Light
Jan 13, 2 PM - First Presbyterian Church of Howard County, Columbia
Mitigation Working Group Meeting / Maryland Commission on Climate Change
Jan 15, 10 AM - Maryland Department of the Environment, Baltimore
Education, Communication, and Outreach Working Group Meeting / Maryland Commission on Climate Change
Jan 16, 10:30 AM - Maryland Department of the Environment, Baltimore
Meeting / Baltimore Commission on Sustainability
Jan 16, 4 PM - Baltimore City Planning Office, Baltimore
Main Street Green Infrastrusture Concept Plan Meeting / City of Annapolis
Jan 16, 6 PM - City Hall, Annapolis
High Tide in Dorchester / Citizens' Climate Lobby
Jan 16, 7 PM - First Presbyterian Church of Howard County, Columbia
News, Information, and Opinion of Interest to CSGA
This General Assembly session, environmentalists are pushing for an amendment to the state constitution that would add the right to a healthy, clean environment. One Crownsville 14-year-old has promised to strike outside the State House every day until legislators approve the bill.
Pasadena monitor finds low sulfur dioxide levels near Wagner plant - Capital Gazette
An air quality monitor installed at Riviera Beach Elementary School about a year ago has shown that sulfur dioxide levels near the Herbert A. Wagner Generating Station are low, said Tad Aburn, the Maryland Department of Environment air director.
Former board members challenge state data ahead of key vote on pipeline facility - The Washington Post
Officials removed by Gov. Northam raise questions about impact on historic African American community.
Virginia regulators approve permit for pipeline compressor station - The Washington Post
Angry protesters erupt in screams of “Shame! Shame! Shame!” and promise legal action to stop the project.
Updates from the Tree Sit Against the Mountain Valley Pipeline - It's Going Down
A note from the Yellow Finch tree sits on their 118th day of blocking the path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline. It appears that in the first few days of this new year, Mountain Valley Pipeline may be escalating their actions against myself and my treesitting friend.
The RCMP have arrested 14 people and entered a fortified checkpoint on a forest service road in northern B.C. where people at the Gidimt'en camp were barring access to a pipeline company.
Kinder Morgan, Inc.announced a successful open season on its Roanoke Expansion projects on the Plantation Pipe Line System.
Controversial Mariner East 2 pipeline now in service | The Inquirer
The pipeline was put in service Saturday.
Bill Would Require Study of Highway Projects' Greenhouse Gas Emissions – Maryland Matters
A rookie Montgomery County lawmaker is proposing climate legislation that could also take aim at Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s plan to widen three major Maryland highways. Del.-elect Vaughn Stewart (D-Montgomery) plans to introduce a bill he’s calling the Transportation Climate Accountability Act of 2019.
Gov. Wolf sets target of slashing Pa.'s greenhouse gas pollution 80 percent by 2050 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Preliminary US Emissions Estimates for 2018 | Rhodium Group
After three years of decline, US carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions rose sharply last year. Based on preliminary power generation, natural gas, and oil consumption data, we estimate emissions increased by 3.4% in 2018.
Frustrated by the Trump administration's take on climate change, local government officials are busily forging ahead with limited resources.
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, West Virginia produced just over 3 percent more coal in the first two quarters of 2018.
U.S. Taxpayers on the Hook for Insuring Farmers Against Growing Climate Risks | InsideClimate News
The American Farm Bureau lobbies to protect the status quo, and its own interests.
Democratic House leadership opts to repeat old formula for fighting climate change.
The Sunrise Movement's Road to a Green New Deal Tour will make stops in states like Kentucky, Michigan and Pennsylvania.
Weifeng Liu, Warwick McKibbin, Adele Morris, and Peter J. Wilcoxen find that although there are gross costs to participating in the Paris Climate Agreement, doing so generates net benefits for the individual country participants.
The partial U.S. government shutdown has docked fishing boats in Alaska, delayed public meetings on a proposed wind farm off the Massachusetts coast and blocked pharmaceutical companies from seeking approval for new drugs.
Progressives should think twice about who their allies are. Conservatives, especially the hunters among them, can be environmentalists too