Climate Steward of Greater Annapolis Events
CSGA Speakers Series
Thursday, October 11, 7 PM
Annapolis Friends Meeting House
CSGA Business Meeting
Thursday, October 18, 7 PM
Annapolis Friends Meeting House
Events of Interest to CSGA
Scientific and Technical Working Group Special Meeting / Maryland Commission on Climate Change
Oct 11, 10 AM - The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center, Annapolis
Days of Action vs Wells Fargo / Climate First!
Oct 12, 11:30 AM - Washington
Parachutes for the Planet / Mother Earth Project
Oct 13, 11 AM - Georgetown Waterfront Park, Washington
Chapter Meeting / Citizens' Climate Lobby
Oct 13, 12:30 PM - Unitarian Universalist Church, Annapolis
Super Villains for FERC / Beyond Extreme Energy
Oct 16, 9 AM - Union Station, Washington
Sustainability Social / Neighborhood Sun
Oct 16, 5 PM - Waverly Brewing Company, Baltimore
Public Meeting / Baltimore Commission on Sustainability
Oct 17, 4 PM - Baltimore City Planning Office, Baltimore
Talking Out Loud About the Earth / Clean Water Action Maryland
Oct 21, 2 PM - First Presbyterian Church of Howard County, Columbia
News, Information, and Opinion of Interest to CSGA
The chairman of the Baltimore Employees' Retirement System board recruited a longtime business partner as chief investment officer of the $1.6 billion system without disclosing their 33-year business relationship, according to a report from the city's inspector general.
West Virginia Court Orders Temporary Stay On Mountain Valley Pipeline Construction | The Republican Standard
After multiple delays involving work stoppages and regulatory issues, the Mountain Valley Pipeline service date has now been pushed back from late 2018 to late 2019.
The projected cost of building the Mountain Valley Pipeline has increased by nearly $1 billion.
Baltimore is one of two pilot cities across the nation picked for a new food waste management initiative.
Let's move beyond climate ignorance - Baltimore Sun
The world can't afford for the U.S. to take so many steps backward on climate change.
As climate risks rise, scientists call for rules on solar engineering | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Technologies to reflect some of the sun's rays away from Earth, as a way to cool future runaway climate change, are moving closer to becoming a reality.
Stopping Climate Change Is Hopeless. Let’s Do It. - The New York Times
It begins with how we live our lives every moment of every day.
Global Warming of 1.5 °C - an IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty.
Major Climate Report Describes a Strong Risk of Crisis as Early as 2040 - The New York Times
A landmark United Nations report paints a far more dire picture of the immediate consequences of climate change than previously thought and says that avoiding damage requires quickly transforming the world economy.
Climate change? Bad. Wind farms to fight climate change? Maybe...also bad?
Marking a Decade of Climate Cap and Trade Policy Leadership | Resources for the Future
Ten years after its inaugural allowance auction, RGGI continues to play a leadership role in emissions cap-and-trade program design.
Renewable energy advocates say it is less vulnerable to severe storms than traditional electric utilities.
Climate Change Will Cost U.S. More in Economic Damage Than Any Other Country But One | InsideClimate News
The first country-by-country estimates of the social cost of carbon show who will pay more than their share, and which big emitters face the least economic impact.
Baltimore is on pace to set a record for its wettest year ever. All the rain has residents weary, after so many canceled events and even two deaths. "I am just done with this rain," Columbia resident Ian Kennedy said.
Georgia's Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion gets owners' OK | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Plant Vogtle nuclear power project in Georgia gets OK from all four owners, including hold-out Oglethorpe Power.
More firms disclose climate change information, but few disclose impact on business risks – report - Pensions & Investments
Most firms disclose information aligned with climate change recommendations, but few describe the financial impact on their company.
The catastrophic 2017 hurricane season – which included such major hurricane monsters as Harvey, Irma and Maria – was fueled by unusually warm sea water.
Latin America and the Caribbean finally have a treaty to help protect defenders of the environment.
The irony of transitioning to clean energy is we’re going to have to mine the Earth to do it. Much like our computers and smartphones, wind turbines and solar panels are high-tech devices whose production demands a smattering of metals and minerals from across the periodic table and the planet.
Environmental conflict dominates City Council meeting - Capital Gazette
Trees and waterways dominated discussion in City Council chambers Monday as two pieces of environmental legislation came up for public comment and two more for a vote.
Murray Energy, one of the nation’s largest coal producers, is paying for lawyers trying to block natural gas plants that would support a growing industry.
Tesla Inc.’s human resources boss emailed with Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk about offering employees promotions that could prevent them from continuing their advocacy for unionization.