climate

Climate Crisis is Even More Dire Than the New IPCC Report Says

Climate Crisis is Even More Dire Than the New IPCC Report Says

October 12, 2018

The IPCC’s new report is groundbreaking, but it misses crucial points on climate tipping points and feedbacks that could make the crisis even more urgent, says Durwood Zaelke of the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development

Author of New IPCC Report Says She Still Has Hope

Author of New IPCC Report Says She Still Has Hope

October 11, 2018

The IPCC’s new report says we could face irreversible consequences of climate change by as soon as 2030, but a coordinating lead author of the report says policymakers, businesses, and individuals can still make big changes to protect our future

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Week of September 23rd, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Week of September 23rd, 2018

October 1, 2018

Eze Jackson, Khalilah Harris, and Dharna Noor talk about Maryland’s only 2018 gubernatorial debate, place-based solutions to climate change, demands for justice at Johns Hopkins University and Hospital, and the Kirwan Commission on Education

Annie Leonard: Governor Jerry Brown Doesn’t Care About Climate Justice

September 16, 2018

Greenpeace USA Executive Director Annie Leonard says to be a climate leader, California Governor Jerry Brown must stop issuing new fossil fuel permits, protect frontline communities instead of the oil and gas industry, and begin a just transition to sustainable energy

30,000 March for Climate Justice in San Francisco

30,000 March for Climate Justice in San Francisco

September 10, 2018

Ahead of Governor Jerry Brown’s Global Climate Action Summit, protesters demand leaders prioritize frontline communities over profit

Thousands to Rally for Climate, Jobs and Justice

September 6, 2018

San Francisco organizer Antonio Diaz and New Orleans organizer Anne Rolfes say that people will take to the streets on September 8 because rhetoric is not enough to fight the climate crisis

Can Maryland’s Renewable Energy Policy Be Reformed?

August 30, 2018

Mike Tidwell of Chesapeake Climate Action Network says that Maryland’s renewable energy policy is flawed, but wind and solar industries support a bill to revise it

The Battle Over West Virginia’s Coal Country

August 23, 2018

Trump and the EPA are rolling back coal regulations. In 2013, a group of students travelled to West Virginia to learn about the mountains—and communities—being split apart by the coal industry

Scandal Ridden Pruitt Finally Resigns from EPA, Leaving Another Climate Denier in Charge

July 5, 2018

Sierra Club’s Mary Anne Hitt says Pruitt’s long list of scandals is only matched by his long list of attempted environmental rollbacks, and new acting EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler will advance the same deregulatory agenda

Why is Sewage Overflowing in Baltimore?

Why is Sewage Overflowing in Baltimore?

May 27, 2018

More rain in Baltimore means more wastewater in basements and in the street. Here’s why.