Hogan Signs Regional Climate Pact, Presses Md. Lawmakers on His Environmental Priorities

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) traveled to Virginia Beach on Friday for the annual meeting of the Chesapeake Executive Council, a regional policymaking...

Ocean City Officials Make Last-Ditch Effort on Offshore Wind, But They’re Outnumbered at Hearing

Ocean City leaders used a public hearing Tuesday night on proposals to expand offshore wind-generated electricity production along Maryland's coast for a last-ditch attempt...

Roadway Floods in Maryland Caused More Than $15M in Economic Losses Last Year. These...

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

County Executives: ‘Healthy Competition’ Can Drive Local Policies on Climate Change

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

Floating Wetlands Planned for Inner Harbor to Revive Urban Ecosystems, Clean Water

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

Betting the Farm on Solar Energy

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.

Can Nuclear Energy Save the Planet? What Would They Say in Hollywood?

"The China Syndrome" was on TV again last week.The 1979 thriller, starring Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon and Michael Douglas, tells the story of a...

County Climate Officers Think Globally, Act Locally

Climate change is an international crisis that demands action at every level of government.Yet perhaps overlooked, with all the dire warnings about the climate...

Fighting Climate Change, One Vine-Covered Tree at a Time

Luke Caron, a college student from Silver Spring, crouched in a tangle of bushes, trees and vines near a busy Takoma Park thoroughfare the...

Md. Lawmakers and Environmentalists Working Over the Summer on Climate Change Legislation

During a summer with more frequent fires and floods, Maryland state lawmakers and environmental advocates are beginning to think about what another climate bill...