CSGA Movie Night
Friday, April 6, 7 PM
Annapolis Friends Meeting House
Events of Interest to CSGA
Rally for a Safety Study / We are Cove Point
March 19, Noon - Governor's Mansion, Annapolis
Frozen Visions, Science and Art Below the Freezing Point / Cafe Scientifique
March 19, 6:15 PM - 49 West, Annapolis
Days of Action vs Wells Fargo / Climate First!
March 31, 10:30 AM - Fairfax
Paul Hawken, Hanway Lecture in Global Studies / Loyola University Maryland
April 3, 7 PM - Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore
Clean Transportation For All Community Forum / Sierra Club
April 3, 7 PM - Impact Hub, Baltimore
Meeting / Annapolis Environmental Commission
April 4, 7 PM - 145 Gorman St, Annapolis
Mitigation Working Group Meeting / Maryland Commission on Climate Change
April 5, 10 AM - Maryland Department of the Environment, Baltimore
Rally for a Safety Study / We are Cove Point
April 5, Noon - Governor's Mansion, Annapolis
News, Information, and Opinion of Interest to CSGA
Baltimore votes to ban crude oil export terminals – ThinkProgress
If signed by the mayor, if would become the first East Coast city to ban a specific kind of fossil fuel infrastructure.
Maryland regulators approve Potomac River gas pipeline - Baltimore Sun
Maryland regulators will allow a Canadian energy company to route a controversial natural gas pipeline through the state and beneath the Potomac River, but are holding the project to a set of safeguards protecting the river and groundwater.
Hogan's soft line on fossil fuels - Baltimore Sun
Even though Gov. Larry Hogan agreed to ban fracking in Maryland, he has quietly sought to expand the infrastructure for the use of fracked gas in the state.
In pursuit of Maryland’s ambitious goal of 300,000 electric vehicles on the street by 2025, utility companies and other stakeholders are proposing to install a $104 million network of 24,000 charging stations across the state — which would be the second-largest in the country, after California’s.
A new clean energy bill would give Maryland 17 years to achieve 100% renewable electricity. The goal is well within the state's reach, says Arjun Makhijani, president of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research.
Study: wind and solar can power most of the United States | The Guardian
John Abraham: Wind, solar, and storage could meet 90–100% of America’s electricity needs
FirstEnergy Solutions Files Deactivation Notice for Three Competitive Nuclear Generating Plants | FirstEnergy Solutions
For many years, private and government forecasts have predicted sharp declines in Central Appalachian coal production in southern West Virginia, eastern Kentucky, southwestern Virginia and northeastern Tennessee.
Gov. Ralph Northam on Friday signed into law a dramatic overhaul of regulations for Virginia’s two large electric utilities.
Why I’m breaking up with Dominion Energy - The Washington Post
Our political and regulatory systems are clearly broken.
Microsoft Corp. plans to buy a significant amount of the energy produced from a planned solar power project in Spotsylvania County.
A green wave rises in the wake of a Koch Brothers-funded campaign to win the African-American community’s support of fossil fuels.
Doug Martin told a crowd of more than 100 people about his daily walks through Newport, the village where his family has lived for eight generations.
More than a dozen protesters who clambered into holes dug for a high pressure gas pipeline said they had been found not responsible by a judge after hearing them argue their actions to try and stop climate change were a legal “necessity”.
PETERS MOUNTAIN — She didn’t want to state her name, the woman who was sitting near the top of a 50-foot pole planted in the middle of a gravel road.
It’s long been clear that U.S. coal plants are struggling. A study released Monday shows how much -- concluding that barely half earned enough revenue last year to cover their operating expenses.
Tougher climate policies could save a stunning 150 million lives, researchers find - The Washington Post
Millions of people who breathe polluted air around the world will die of heart attacks and respiratory illnesses that are preventable.
Oil doesn't cause climate change, Big Oil says, people burning oil cause climate change.
The company just outlined a future in which people won't buy nearly as much of its oil anymore.
Here's the problem: In 2010, the oil and gas industries operating in Pennsylvania were acquiring land leases that would allow them to extract natural gas.
Reforms to fossil fuel subsidies must be combined with effective anti-poverty policies.
Banking on Climate Change - Fossil Fuel Finance Report Card 2018 - Rainforest Action Network
Banking on Climate Change - Download Banking On Climate Change: Fossil Fuel Finance Report Card 2018. The ninth annual fossil fuel finance report card shows how big banks continue to fund the climate crisis.
U.S. EPA's youngest social justice advisers are hammering the federal government for its lack of action on climate change.
Global CO2 Emissions Rise after Paris Climate Agreement Signed - Scientific American