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Events & News - June 7

CSGA Events

CSGA Business Meeting

Thursday, June 14, 7 PM

Annapolis Friends Meeting House

Events of Interest to CSGA

June 7, 7 PM - Silver Spring Civic Center, Silver Spring

Monthly Meeting / Citizens Climate Lobby Annapolis Chapter

June 9, 12:30 PM - Unitarian Universalist Church, Annapolis

June 10, 11 AM - Rising Sun

June 10, 4 PM - 1105 Providence Rd, Towson

Drop In and Hang Out at MDE / We Are Cove Point

June 13, 11 AM - Maryland Department of the Environment, Baltimore

The Islands and the Whales / Havre de Grace Green Team

June 13, 7 PM - The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, Havre de Grace

Happening / Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church

June 15, 6:30 PM - Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, Bethesda

News, Information, and Opinion of Interest to CSGA

We took a hard look at whether it made sense to rebuild Ellicott City after the last flood. The second in just two years doesn't change the answer.

Ellicott City, Again – Downstream

You can still roll snake eyes twice in a row even though the odds of doing so are one in 1,296. The problem is that now we have loaded the dice.

Corporate TV networks rarely connected extreme weather events to climate change in 2017.

As the mud gets cleared, some locals acknowledge it may be time to rethink some of the zone’s most flood-vulnerable spots.

We've entered the age of the urban flood.

Ellicott City is not the only vulnerable Maryland town with tough questions to ask itself about its future.

Ellicott City flooding is a man-made problem that requires a civil debate about solutions.

May brought record warmth across the country and record rainfall in Maryland. Average temperatures across the contiguous United States were more than 5 degrees above normal last month, according to the National Centers for Environmental Information. Maryland rainfall was nearly 8 inches.

A final report on Hurricane Harvey concludes the storm caused the most disastrous flood in the nation's history. And it could have been worse.

Coastal communities saw record number of high tide flooding days last year | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Increased flooding trend is likely to continue.

Flooding days such as Tuesday are becoming more common with time. Eventually, what you see in these photos will be the norm.

Rep. Andy Harris is calling for more studies on wind power before approval. A UMES professor calls his bluff.

The team at the Sustainable Solutions Lab said city officials should instead focus their efforts on quicker, local shore-based projects.

Two environmental groups on Wednesday called on Gov. Ralph Northam and relevant state leaders to order an end to surveillance of Mountain Valley Pipeline protesters done by a state entity.

Since work on the Mountain Valley Pipeline began, opponents from all walks of life have been charged with a variety of non-violent misdemeanor offenses.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week pulled a significant permit for the Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia in order to determine if it is at odds with West Virginia environmental rules.

The state Public Service Commission has rejected Appalachian Power’s bid to buy two wind farms under development in West Virginia and Ohio.

Have hotter days (and nights) changed your daily routines or long-term plans? Has your business had to adapt to higher temperatures?

The state aims to become carbon neutral by 2045.

Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States have pledged to phase out subsidies - but many are still in place.

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C could avoid around 3.3 million cases of dengue fever per year in Latin America and the Caribbean alone -- according to new research. A new report reveals that limiting warming to the goal of the UN Paris Agreement would also stop dengue spreading to areas where incidence is currently low.

Warming oceans and rising sea levels are harming fish stocks in the west African country, the effects of which are mostly felt by the region's women.

Nine months after Hurricane Maria, Florida’s biggest city is struggling to aid Puerto Ricans as they suffer a quiet epidemic of homesickness and worry for the next storm season.

The demand for atomic energy is in decline. But before the country can abandon its plants, there's six decades of waste to deal with.

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