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As Maryland’s General Assembly session opens, environmental advocates worry about funding for the state’s bold climate goals

They are looking to Gov. Wes Moore to advance the state’s clean energy and pollution reduction targets despite a budget shortfall and pushback from oil and gas companies.
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Recycling and other myths about tackling climate change

Recycling and other myths about tackling climate change

A slim majority of Americans think their individual actions can reduce the effects of climate change, according to a Washington Post-University of Maryland poll. But do they know which actions are the most effective? Not quite.

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Homebuyers swarm Maryland island threatened by climate change

Some experts say a tiny community on an island off the coast of Maryland will soon disappear due to rising sea levels — but that risk is not deterring potential homebuyers.

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Maryland embraces gradual transition to zero-emission trucks and buses

Environmentalists hail a new law as a major step toward reducing harmful emissions in historically underserved communities. But some worry that a caveat in the legislation could delay the mandate.
Maryland Senate panel pulls plug on climate bill
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Beware the invisible hand: Maryland Senate panel pulls plug on climate bill quietly opposed by utilities

Did complicated bill collapse under its own weight?
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Climate activists play 'show and tell' by bringing electric trucks and a battery-powered school bus to Annapolis

With real-time evidence of climate change plainly visible — cherry blossoms blooming weeks ahead of schedule — environmental activists gathered in front of the State House on Monday urging officials to do all they can to promote the use of electric trucks and school buses in the state.

They fought the lawn. And the lawn lost

They fought the lawn. And the lawn lost

After their homeowner association ordered them to replace their wildlife-friendly plants with turf grass, a Maryland couple sued. They ended up changing state law.
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