Climate Stewards Business Meeting
Thursday, January 10, 7 PM
Annapolis Friends Meeting House
Events of Interest to CSGA
Jan 3, 7 PM - St. Martin's Lutheran Church, Annapolis
Anne Arundel County Lobby Training: 100% Renewables / CCAN Action Fund
Jan 5, 10 AM - Severna Park Branch Library, Severna Park
Climate Wave in Annapolis / CCAN Action Fund
Jan 9, 11 AM - House of Delegates, Annapolis
Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution / Havre de Grace Green Team
Jan 9, 7 PM - Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, Havre de Grace
The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster / Chesapeake Climate Action Network
Jan 9, 7 PM - Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse, Baltimore
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
News, Information, and Opinion of Interest to CSGA
More than 50 Maryland state lawmakers signed a letter urging the state Board of Public Works to reject a deal that would let TransCanada build a pipeline in Western Maryland.
Maryland’s Board of Public Works has unanimously voted down a proposal to approve a pipeline carrying fracked gas through three miles of western Maryland — after years of environmentalists and concerned neighbors fighting the project. Board members cited concern for the environment.
Is Maryland prepared for a clean energy future? | fredericknewspost.com
The upcoming General Assembly session will determine if Maryland can keep pace with its peers as a leader in combating climate change.
As court challenges pile up, gas pipeline falls behind - The Washington Post
Lawyers say victories against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline are causing significant damage, but builders say they’re just a nuisance.
Louisiana plans to collect no industrial property tax from the $15.2 billion Driftwood liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal planned for its southwest corner, state officials announced last week.
How Curators Are Finding the Climate in Art History | The Nation
The recent “Nature’s Nation” exhibition locates the hidden ecological and environmental roots of American art.
From pricing carbon to shifting diets, here’s what we need to prioritize now.
The states most vulnerable to sea level rise have the least policies / resources to deal with them.
The EPA says it will keep limits on toxic mercury emissions from coal plants but now deems them not cost-effective. Environmental groups worry the move could hinder future regulations.
Democrats are getting their special committee on climate change next year, but it won't be the plan climate activists and Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) championed.
House Democrats have formally proposed creating a new committee on climate change, without many of the main factors that progressives wanted in the panel’s structure.
Michael Bloomberg, Gov. Jerry Brown, Craig Fugate, Michele Flournoy, Dr. Kate Marvel, Carlos Curbello and Anne Thompson
Washington, D.C. is on track to set a more ambitious timeline for fighting climate change than any state.
A former Marine working for the private security firm TigerSwan infiltrated an array of anti-Dakota Access pipeline groups at Standing Rock and beyond.
On issues like climate change and gun violence, younger people demanded a louder voice in 2018.
Despite claims, competitive energy market works in Md. - Baltimore Sun
There should be no confusion about whether electricity competition is benefiting Maryland consumers. In fact, the benefits are evident if one does the math. While electricity prices nationwide have increased, Maryland consumers’ electric bills have largely remained static for more than a decade.
3rd firm confirms bid on New Jersey wind energy project | pressofatlanticcity.com
A third firm has confirmed it’s interested in building a wind energy project off the New Jersey coast.
Climate change: 11 policy ideas to protect the planet in 2019 - The Washington Post
More competitive electric markets, a Green New Deal, carbon farming and other ideas that could help slow global warming.
America's Last Best Chance To Act On Climate | Cognoscenti
Are environmental voters ready to flex their political muscles? It's now or never, writes Nathaniel Stinnett.