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Josh Kurtz: What I Learned Interviewing the Democratic Candidates for Governor About Climate Change

I didn't quite know what to expect when I set out to interview all the candidates for governor about climate change.I thought I might...

Supporters Launch a Renewed Push for Environmental Human Rights Amendment

The push to recognize an inalienable human right to a healthy environment is not new, but it has yet to gain major steam. As election...

Marylanders, Home From Glasgow Climate Confab, Reflect on the Work Ahead

The latest international conference on climate change, which was held earlier this month in Glasgow, Scotland, drew tens of thousands of world leaders, business...

Wes Moore on the Climate Crisis: ‘Make Generational Change in Order to Bend the...

On the day Democratic gubernatorial contender Wes Moore sat down with Maryland Matters to discuss climate change, in late October, the state coincidentally was being lashed by powerful storms.

Jon Baron on Combating Climate Change: ‘Let’s Do What Works’

Jon Baron isn’t the first policy wonk in history to run for governor of Maryland. But he may be the first to come from the especially wonky world of what’s known as evidence-based policy.

Rosenbaum: ‘Putting a Price on Carbon Makes a Market Work Better’

Michael Rosenbaum, the Baltimore tech executive and Democratic candidate for governor who is making his first run for elective office, prides himself on his private sector record of creating jobs and boosting workers into the middle class.

On Climate, Baker Thinks Globally, Wants to Act Really Locally

Former Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III is a veteran of local government and he’s got ideas on how the state should partner to help counties and municipalities address the risks posed by climate change.

Perez Sees the Good in Government and Imagines Big Things on Climate Change

During his long career in public service, which includes stints at the federal, state and local levels, Tom Perez has seen government do consequential work.

Franchot Aims to Earn Voters’ Confidence ‘To Do Something Transformative on the Climate Issue’

Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) has made 14 in-depth pledges, including those on education, health care and job creation — which could impact the state’s ability to respond to climate change in one way or another, he says.

Jain: Crowd-Sourcing a Solution to an Existential Crisis

Ashwani Jain, a 32-year-old former Obama administration official, is running a low-budget, unconventional campaign that is helping him develop an agenda on climate change and countless other issues.