Maryland

Hope Clark on Working For A Sustainable Future

Hope recently joined the Climate XChange team as our newest Maryland Organizer, get to know her and some of her goals in joining CXC!  Tell us a bit about yourself  Hi! I grew up in Washington DC, went to Quaker school in...

Prominent Environmentalists To Testify In Favor Of Landmark Climate Bill

The Climate Crisis and Education Act (CCEA), introduced in Maryland this session, is having a hearing before the House Economic Matters Committee today at 1:30pm EST. The bill is supported by the Rebuild Maryland Coalition, and currently has endorsements from...

The Climate Crisis and Education Act can make Maryland a National Leader on Climate

The Climate Crisis and Education Act (CCEA), introduced in Maryland this session, incentivizes the reduction of carbon pollution emissions, and its passage would put Maryland on a commonsense, practical pathway toward a sustainable, vibrant economy. This week, dozens gathered virtually...

Landmark Climate Bill Introduced In Maryland

The Climate Crisis and Education Act (CCEA), introduced in Maryland this session, incentivizes the reduction of carbon pollution emissions, and its passage would put Maryland on a commonsense, practical pathway toward a sustainable, vibrant economy.  The bill sets new statewide, greenhouse...

Maryland Economists Highlight the Post-COVID Response to Climate Change

Interview conducted by Anjali Gutali The COVID-19 pandemic curtailment on travel and economic activity has resulted in a notable drop in global fossil fuel demand, and a corresponding drop in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In addition, the lowered demand for...

Maryland Carbon Pricing Bill Heard at State House

Over two days, dozens of expert witnesses gathered before the Maryland General Assembly to support legislation to put a price on carbon pollution. The panelists represented a cross section of the bill’s wide support, and included environmental, religious, labor, equity,...

Webinar Recap: Governors Leading the way on Climate Action

Within the current political climate, which has been characterized by a lack of federal leadership on environmental and climate policy in the face of severe need for action, we have seen state governments step up to take the lead. The...

New Research: MD Governor Falls Short on Climate Action

Alongside the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, we requested a policy review of Maryland’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act: 2019 GGRA Draft Plan released by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) in October. Our review was conducted by the Center...

On equity & purpose with Wandra Ashley-Williams

Over the past month I’ve had the pleasure of working with and getting to know the newest member of the Climate XChange team, Wandra Ashley-Williams. A dedicated climate and justice activist, Wandra has years of demonstrated success as an elected...