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Events & News July 11

CSGA Events

Legislation to Limit New Fossil Fuel Infrastructure

CSGA Meeting

Thursday, July 11, 7 PM

Annapolis Friends Meeting House




Matt Johnston,

Environmental Policy Director

for Anne Arundel County

CSGA Climate Change Discussion

Thursday, July 18, 7 PM

Annapolis Friends Meeting House





Events of Interest to CSGA

Annapolis Chapter Meeting / Citizens Climate Lobby

July 13, 12:45 PM - Unitarian Universalist Church, Annapolis


Climate Change & Our Food Supply - Followed by Green Drinks / Annapolis Green

July 16, 5:30 PM - Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater


Meeting / Baltimore Commission on Sustainability

July 17, 4 PM - Baltimore City Planning Office, Baltimore


Screening of "Happening" / Howard County Citizens Climate Lobby

July 17, 7 PM - First Presbyterian Church of Howard County, Columbia


News, Information, and Opinion of Interest to CSGA


How trees could save the climate | ETH Zurich

Around 0.9 billion hectares of land worldwide would be suitable for reforestation, which could ultimately capture two thirds of human-made carbon emissions. The Crowther Lab of ETH Zurich has published a study in the journal Science that shows this would be the most effective method to combat climate change.


Jobs and Risk — Atlantic Coast Pipeline Shutdown Divides W.Va. | West Virginia Public Broadcasting

When life long Valley Head resident Melissa Wilfong first heard that the 600-mile Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline was going to be constructed just a few miles from her community, she wasn’t happy. 


As the World Heats Up, the Climate for News Is Changing, Too - The New York Times

Rival newsrooms are joining together to meet a crisis years in the making. But there is disagreement among some journalists on how to play the story.


Kopp: State May Look Into Divesting From Fossil Fuels – Maryland Matters

On a day that brought another intense rain storm, with her audience’s cell phones buzzing with emergency warnings about damaging flooding in the region, the head of the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System suggested that the state is inching closer to divesting from fossil fuel companies.


24 Governors Call on Trump to Halt Rollback on Rules for Clean Cars - The New York Times

The governors, including two Republicans and governors of four states that voted for President Trump in 2016, are urging his administration to halt his rollback of clean car rules.


INTERIOR: Officials removed climate references from press releases -- www.eenews.net

A March news release from the U.S. Geological Survey touted a new study that could be useful for infrastructure planning along the California coastline. It didn't mention the main finding of the research: that climate change threatens the state's economy.


Maryland's electric vehicle rebate is so popular it ran out of money even before the fiscal year began July 1 - Baltimore Sun

Demand for electric vehicles is surging so much that a Maryland tax credit program designed to entice buyers cannot keep up, and ran out of money within days.