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Climate change is an existential threat to our way of life, both in the long term and day-to-day.

Where does Maryland stand on climate change policy? Could our state become a leader and innovator? What are the possibilities? The obstacles? And how will candidates weigh in on climate change in the 2022 elections?

These are the issues Maryland Matters will explore in our Climate Calling special series.

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.

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.

As he travels the state promoting his second campaign for governor, former Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler (D) tells voters he’s the only candidate with significant experience on the climate front.

In Glasgow, Scotland, world leaders, business executives and climate activists are meeting to discuss how best to combat climate change. On Capitol Hill, congressional…

Renna McKinney is faced with a problem that could put her childhood church under water. The Dorchester County native fears that frequent flooding could…

Visiting a nuclear power plant is a big deal — a privilege that very few people have experienced. Last month, members and staffers of…

A new report puts a dollar value on what it means to get stuck on flooded roads in Maryland. In the first eight months…

Less than a month after remnants of Hurricane Ida tore through Annapolis and inundated parts of Maryland with floods, county executives from some of…

The National Aquarium is trying to recreate the rich tidal marshes of yore by building an oasis of floating wetlands.

Agricultural land is often an ideal place for large renewable energy projects, but proposed projects can encounter opposition — or resistance from the landowners themselves. In Howard County, farmers are on board with an ambitious plan.