The announcement comes nearly two years since President Trump pulled the United States from the Paris Agreement. Since then, 285 counties nationwide have joined a U.S. pact to combat climate change including five in Maryland — Howard, Frederick, Montgomery, Baltimore and Prince George's.
A new report from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science predicts sea levels around the state could rise by as little as 1 foot or as much as 7 feet by the end of the century — it all depends on how much carbon the world emits into the atmosphere.
Seven months after a bipartisan group of governors formed the U.S. Climate Alliance in support of the Paris climate accord — and after he previously questioned the purpose of the group — Gov. Larry Hogan said Maryland will join, after all.
At the July 27 meeting of the Columbia Association board, I was privileged to discuss the importance of CA joining the "We Are Still In" declaration demonstrating America's commitment to meeting the greenhouse gas reduction goals of the Paris climate change accord.
Calling President Donald J. Trump's recent decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement "ill-advised," the Baltimore City Council unanimously voted Monday to express its intention of upholding the agreement here.
The Laurel City Council June 12 announced that Mayor Craig Moe signed onto the "We Are Still In" initiative, a national coalition of leaders focused on maintaining the Paris Climate Agreement, which President Trump dropped June 1.
Gov. Larry Hogan is hosting Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and leaders from Pennsylvania and Delaware on Thursday to discuss the future of the Chesapeake Bay Program — a federally coordinated initiative President Donald Trump has proposed eliminating.
Gov. Larry Hogan gave perhaps his strongest indication yet that Maryland won't join the United States Climate Alliance, a group of states opposed to President Donald Trump's decision to abandon the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has signed an agreement among more than 1,000 mayors, governors, businesses and colleges to honor the Paris Climate Agreement, after President Donald Trump said he was pulling the country out of the deal.
Gov. Larry Hogan has so far declined to bring Maryland into a newly formed alliance of states opposed to President Donald J. Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, resisting a move made this week by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
After President Trump announced last week that he was withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate agreement, making us one of only three countries in the world not committed to participating, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan conveyed through a spokesperson that this was not an action he would have taken and that he remains committed to preserving the state's natural resources for future generations. It is appropriate that Governor Hogan stated his position on this serious issue, but he did not
The president is turning away as everyone else aggressively leans in, with renewable energy markets in the developing world flourishing. China has surpassed the U.S. to become the leader in clean energy investment, and will spend more than $360 billion over the next four years to cement this position. India invested close to $10 billion in 2016. By walking away from Paris, the U.S. dealmaker-in-chief has essentially guaranteed that a greater percentage of these investments will be made by