Climate Stewards Movie Night
Annapolis Friends Meeting House
Thursday, November 15, 6:30 PM
Climate Change Speakers Series
Annapolis Friends Meeting House
Saturday, November 17, 2 PM
Events of Interest to CSGA
Meeting / Maryland Commision on Climate Change
Nov 15, 10 AM - Maryland Department of the Environment, Baltimore
Wild and Scienic Film Festival / ShoreRivers
Nov 16, 5 PM - Avalon Theatre, Easton
Racing to Zero / Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church
Nov 16, 6:30 PM - Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, Bethesda
Nov 19, 10 AM - C&O Canal National Historic Park Office, Hagerstown
News, Information, and Opinion of Interest to CSGA
How summer high and winter low temperatures and precipitation will shift in the next 30 years.
A near-record amount of rainfall this year could crimp the supply of oysters this shucking season, and concerns for the mollusk population go well beyond this winter. More intense storms expected as climate changes could threaten oysters dependent on salt water.
Climate change was behind this summer’s extreme weather - The Washington Post
We have developed sophisticated tools to diagnose the impact global warming is having on extreme weather events.
Daryl Osby says fire in north of state has taken resources which would usually be used to help deadly blaze in his area.
Jerry Brown: Climate change driving Camp Fire, CA wildfires | The Sacramento Bee
Gov. Jerry Brown at a Camp Fire press conference said climate change threatens “our way of life.” He spoke after a President Donald Trump tweet seemed to blame California for wildfires that wiped out parts of Santa Rosa, Redding and Paradise.
Watch this stark but beautiful film set on an ice sheet.
Judge Blocks Disputed Keystone XL Pipeline in Setback for Trump - The New York Times
The Trump administration “simply discarded” the effect the project would have on climate change, the court found.
Virginia has a pipeline problem - The Washington Post
Dominion will reap the profits, but Virginians will shoulder the cost and risk.
Pumping station is crucial for $6 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline; vote now set for next month.
4th Circuit orders temporary halt to Atlantic Coast Pipeline | wvgazettemail.com
A federal appeals court ordered a temporary halt Wednesday afternoon to a water-crossing permit needed to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
Pipelines repeatedly cited by state regulators for environmental issues | wvgazettemail.com
As battles over two major natural gas pipelines play out in court, state regulators have continued to cite the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Mountain Valley Pipeline for environmental problems.
| DC Media Group
How the West Virginia Public Service Commission defines public interest will determine whether the gas pipeline to Rockwool is approved.
Colorado Proposition 112: Voters reject larger oil and gas setbacks | The Denver Post
Proposition 112, one of the most contentious and expensive issues to hit Colorado ballots, failed Tuesday.
Florida amendments passed: Oil drilling, indoor vaping ban approved | Pensacola News Journal
Florida voters have approved Amendment 9 to ban offshore oil and gas drilling, as well as prohibit using e-cigarettes and vaping indoors.
Portland voters on Tuesday passed a gross receipts tax measure that will pay into a clean energy fund, which proponents say will help the city chip away at its clean energy goals.
The rise of Democrats who support policy that might actually make a difference on climate pollution eased the pain of a string of state-level losses.
Ocasio-Cortez rallies protesters at Pelosi’s office, expresses admiration for leader - The Washington Post
The encounter touched off a display of mutual admiration between the 78-year-old matriarch and the millennial upstart.
The Nuclear Power Dilemma (2018) | Union of Concerned Scientists
Nuclear power is the single largest source of low-carbon electricity in the United States.
Clean Energy Is Surging, but Not Fast Enough to Solve Global Warming - The New York Times
The International Energy Agency said renewables were poised to surpass coal by 2040. But more is still needed to stop climate change.
European oil & gas majors are investing the most in low carbon but the industry’s spend as a whole remains relatively low at only 1.3% of total CAPEX.
G20 Brown to Green Report 2018 | Climate Transparency
Two weeks after it put the case on hold, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed a lawsuit brought by 21 children and young adults against the federal government over climate change to proceed. But the Trump administration’s attempts to derail the lawsuit weren't over, and now the trial is on hold again.
A group of activists are giving up eating, some for as long as two weeks, in the hope that Gov. Murphy will stop fossil fuel development.
The Virginia State Corporation Commission on Friday approved Dominion Energy Virginia’s proposed Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project, but not happily.
A new study refutes some common stereotypes of who cares most about the environment.
In New Mexico, drilling overwhelms agency protecting America’s lands | The Texas Tribune
The Bureau of Land Management is making it easier to produce oil and gas on federal acreage. In southeastern New Mexico, it can’t even keep up with what’s already happening.
Climate science comeback strategies: Al Gore said what? » Yale Climate Connections
Four experts show how to counter false claims without getting dragged to the mud.