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Laurel Peltier took on multi-million dollar private energy companies scamming Baltimore’s low-income households, one victim at a time

Policymakers hoped deregulated energy markets would lower utility bills through open competition. Energy advocates found the opposite: retail energy companies are fleecing low-income communities of color in cities like Baltimore.

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More than two dozen cities and states are suing Big Oil over climate change – they just got a boost from the US Supreme Court

Honolulu, Baltimore, Charleston, S.C. and several other cities harmed by rising seas and extreme weather are suing the oil industry. At stake is who pays for the staggering costs of climate change.
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Baltimore County leaders to consider a new way to pay for cost of climate change

Paying for damage done by climate change can cost local governments big bucks. The Baltimore County Council is considering establishing a resilience authority to help finance climate change-related projects.

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Inside Baltimore's groundbreaking plan to study climate change in the city

Inside Baltimore's groundbreaking plan to study climate change in the city

A $25 million grant will help researchers study how the city can adapt and become more resilient.
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In a twist, old coal plants help deliver renewable power. Here's how

In a twist, old coal plants help deliver renewable power. Here's how

The sites, once a source of greenhouse gases, have a useful feature: They’re wired to the electricity grid. For new ventures like solar farms, that can save a lot of time and money.
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Marylanders disagree on future impact of climate change, poll finds

Marylanders are divided on whether climate change issues will have a major impact on the state and their future health, according to the latest Goucher College Poll.
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