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News on the Campaign to Electrify Mongtomery County

News on the Campaign to Electrify Mongtomery County Did you hear the news? A bill that will give Montgomery County fully electric new buildings that are cleaner and healthier has been introduced in the County Council. With pioneering leadership from Councilmember Hans Riemer and co-support from County Executive Marc Elrich, this bill would keep fossil fuels out …

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Blair Campbell: What is Manchin waiting for? (Opinion)

Every time I buy groceries for my elderly neighbor, I think of Joe Manchin, my U.S. Senator. My neighbor has had multiple back surgeries over the years here in rural Pocahontas County. She lives in pain and discomfort, and requires lots of prescription drugs. But as the cost of those drugs skyrocket every year, I’ve …

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Holly Bradley: If Manchin says he’s for it, he needs to pass it (Opinion)

I’m a West Virginia farmer, and I know something about timing and deadlines. If my spring broccoli isn’t planted in the greenhouse by February — and growing uncovered by May — forget it. It’ll be a long summer, fall and cold winter before I can try again. So, when Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., tells me …

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Maryland Policy Fellow Blog: The Fight For Climate Solutions Now

By: Davonte Douglas  As a native resident of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, I’ve watched my home slowly be swallowed by rising sea levels. Studies have shown that sea levels around Maryland have been rising and are projected to continue to rise by as much as 2.1ft in the Chesapeake Bay by 2050. My family’s history is …

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The good, the bad, and what’s next: Climate progress in MD’s 2022 legislative session

Well…that’s a wrap!  As you probably know, the Maryland General Assembly adjourned at midnight on Monday, April 11, concluding the 444th legislative session. Over the last 90 days, we’ve been ringing the alarm bells (like the United Nations’ Code Red for Humanity!!!) and urging our state leaders not to let another year go by without …

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Maryland Matters Op-Ed: On Climate, U.N. Says ‘Delay Means Death.’ Do Pepco and BGE Care in Maryland?

By Mike Tidwell, executive director of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network and CCAN Action Fund. Climate change has gotten so bad that any pause in the transition to a clean-energy economy will literally kill people. “Delay means death,” says United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres. He uttered those words after another blockbuster and depressing climate study came …

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