If you work in Maryland, you have good reason to be concerned about climate change and to be in favor of more clean energy like land-based wind power. Unfortunately, a bill moving in Annapolis right now would severely handicap Maryland's ability to pursue onshore wind development within our borders.
A record expansion of Maryland's "wildlands" passed the General Assembly Tuesday, as the House of Delegates gave final approval to an O'Malley administration priority to designate nealry 22,000 acres of sensitive state-owned lands as legally protected wilderness areas.
VSPOne expects growth at its new eyeglass manufacturing facility in Halethorpe — including orders related to Google Glass. The company anticipates that the local site will make prescription lenses for the product after it launches sometime this year.
Scientists predict climate change will mean more extreme . We have two chief responsibilities to help ensure our city and our residents can "weather" the coming storm. First, we have a moral obligation to do everything we can to limit the activities that contribute to climate change — to help prevent the worst impacts. Second, we must prepare to adapt to the climate change effects we are already experiencing.
How can Baltimoreans "strive for environmental justice for all citizens, particularly in the face of climate change?" That's one of the central questions to be tackled Thursday evening at a forum put on by the Friends of Maryland's Olmsted Parks & Landscapes.
President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will tighten fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks as part of an effort to address greenhouse gas pollution administratively rather than waiting on Congress.
Environmentalists are slamming a new draft Chesapeake Bay restoration agreement for failing to address toxic pollution or even mention climate change as a complicating factor in the three-decade effort to revive the ailing estuary.
Human beings have figured out a number of ways to beat the cold ¿ heavy coats, blankets, wood stoves, central heating ¿ but animals have everything they need to stay warm, either already on their bodies or what can be found in their environment, according to one Harford County naturalist.
Howard County has entered an unusual agreement to supply treated waste water to cool a massive new computer center being built by the National Security Agency at Fort Meade. But NSA critics see an opportunity to disrupt the agency's increasingly controversial surveillance activities.
On Thursday, Oct. 24, Sara Via, a University of Maryland professor of biology and entomology, will partner with Linda Reed, a professional corporate trainer and organizational development consultant, to lead a free Climate Reality Presentation at 7 p.m. at the Howard County Conservancy.
Maryland's Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley and Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin joined environmentalists in praising the Obama administration's announcement Friday that it is moving to curb carbon-dioxide emissions from power plants.
Chesapeake Ecology Center is holding its annual celebration and native plant sale fundraiser Sept. 21, in Annapolis. Meet Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman Oct. 2 at Meade High School. Russett's Breakfast with Santa will be held Dec. 7 and 8.
Pasadena resident Bill Hubick and Jim Brighton of Easton launched the Maryland Biodiversity Project, an effort to do something no one has ever done — catalog examples of every living thing in Maryland on one website: marylandbiodiversity.com.