Paris Climate Accord

Maryland has more climate work to do

Maryland has more climate work to do

I was glad to see that Maryland will be supporting the Paris climate agreement (“Maryland will join alliance of states supporting Paris climate agreement, Hogan says,” Jan. 10). But this commitment, on it’s own, does nothing to address the urgent threat of climate change.

The most important component of the Paris agreement is the goal of limiting global temperature increases to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Climate scientists have been very clear in their warnings: missing this goal, even by a little, will literally put millions of lives at risk. We’ve seen...

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