Maryland Lawmakers Send Climate Change Bill To Gov. HoganWhile the measure isn't as expansive as initially proposed, it aims to boost the state’s current goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from 40% of 2006 levels to 60% by 2031. It also sets a goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2045 in the state.
Allergy Season Will Start Much Earlier Than Normal And Be Far More Intense Because Of Climate Crisis, Study SuggestsFuture allergy seasons will start more than a month earlier and be far more intense because of the climate crisis, new research shows.
Marylanders Disagree On Future Impact Of Climate Change, Poll FindsMarylanders are divided on whether climate change issues will have a major impact on the state, according to the latest Goucher College Poll.
Developers Object To Maryland Climate Change Legislation’s CostsRepresentatives for the commercial real estate industry argue the new standards would be too costly for developers and that the changes are unrealistic to be accomplished on the timeline lawmakers have set.
Supporters Of Battling Climate Change Rally In AnnapolisSupporters of legislation to address climate change rallied in Maryland on Tuesday to speed up the state’s goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from 40% of 2006 levels to 60% in 18 years.
Report Card Shows Maryland Is Unprepared For Damage Inflicted By Climate ChangeMaryland has inadequate climate change data, which prevents it from properly mitigating the negative impact that storm surges, slow stormwater runoff and heavy rains have on its coastal residents, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science has found.
Poll Projection: Marylanders Want Climate Change This Legislative CycleA new poll shows that the majority of registered voters want the Maryland General Assembly to take action on climate change during the 2022 legislative session.
Hogan Responds To Increased Heating Costs With Enhanced Benefits To Assistance ProgramsIn response to the nationwide rise in heating costs, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Friday that recipients of the state's utility and electric assistance program will be provided enhanced benefits.
Natural Vs. Artificial: Which Christmas Tree Option Is Better For The Climate?We've made a list — and checked it twice — of the things to know before you choose between real and artificial.
Maryland Joins Federal Program Pledging To Reduce State Government's Greenhouse Gases By 50%Maryland has joined the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Climate Challenge, pledging to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from state government operations by at least 50% within 10 years, Gov. Larry Hogan said.
Saving Smith Island: The Fight To Protect Vulnerable Chesapeake Bay Communities Threatened By Rising Water, Climate ChangeMaryland has more communities vulnerable to the rise in sea level than almost any other state. And while some scientists believe it is inevitable that several Chesapeake Bay communities will eventually become submerged in the rising waters, many residents who live there vow to keep fighting to save their homes—and their way of life.