Events & News - Mar 15

CSGA Events




CSGA Speakers Series

Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley

Thursday, March 15, 7 PM

Annapolis Friends Meeting House





Events of Interest to CSGA


Rally for a Safety Study / We Are Cove Point

March 15 Noon - Governors Mansion, Annapolis


Planting Peace: Regenerative Agriculture, Indigenous Rights & the Climate / Regenation International

March 19, 6 PM - Busboys & Poets, Washington


Meeting / Baltimore Commission on Sustainability

March 60, 4 PM - Baltimore City Planning Office, Baltimore


Rally for a Safety Study / We Are Cove Point

March 22 Noon - Governors Mansion, Annapolis


Days of Action vs Wells Fargo / Climate First

March 23, 11:30 AM - Bethesda


Days of Action vs Wells Fargo / Climate First

March 23, 4 PM - Washington


News, Information, and Opinion of Interest to CSGA


Annapolis seeks short-term solutions after Wednesday flooding - Capital Gazette

High tides following a winter storm shut down Compromise Street, Dock Street and Newman Street on Wednesday morning. The deep pooling water slowed early commutes and caused a traffic backup on the Spa Creek Bridge, which was temporarily barricaded on the downtown side alone.


Tractor Blockade Shuts Down Clear-Cutting at Dominion Compressor Site | DC Media Group

Clear-cutting at the proposed site for a Dominion gas compressor station was delayed when a local resident parked a tractor at the gate.


Five Mothers Arrested at Maryland State House Demanding Governor Take Action on Potomac Pipeline | DC Media Group

The five women took a stand at the Maryland State House, saying that Gov. Hogan should not hand over permitting of the Potomac Pipeline to the Trump administration.

Electricity demand is flat. Utilities are freaking out. - Vox

The Tennessee Valley Authority is the latest to be caught short.


College Republicans Propose an Unusual Idea From the Right: A Carbon Tax - The New York Times

GOP strategists said the budding movement reflected a broader shift on social issues that, if it spread, could split the party along generational lines.


Kentucky House Passes Divisive Net Metering Bill | WFPL Louisville

Kentucky’s House of Representatives has approved a bill that would allow state regulators to set rates for the solar power that customers feed back into the electricity grid.


Four things that matter more than the Paris Agreement | Brookings

Bruce Jones and David Victor detail opportunities for furthering climate action in a new report “Undiplomatic Action: A practical guide to the new politics and geopolitics of climate change.”


Nonscientific misinformation about glaciers - The Washington Post


Biofuels can help solve climate change, especially with a carbon tax | John Abraham | The Guardian

John Abraham: We’re not yet optimizing biofuel production for both economic and environmental factors