Energy & Environment

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.

Biden’s Pick to Lead Fish and Wildlife Service, Who Grew Up in Baltimore County,...

President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service pledged Wednesday to let science guide decision-making at the agency and to...

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.

John King on Climate: ‘Many of My Opponents Have Vague Policy Platitudes’

John B. King Jr. released a climate action plan earlier this month, including provisions to get Maryland to net-zero carbon emissions by 2035.

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.

Del. Robbyn Lewis: Maryland Needs to Act Boldly on Climate Change

Del. Robbyn Lewis calls for aggressive action to address threats from a warming planet, and urges fellow officials to pressure federal and international policymakers.

Gansler Says His Experience Makes Him Best-Equipped to Tackle Climate Change in Md.

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.

Coming Thursday: The Climate Voter’s Guide

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

MoCo Sierra Club: Thrive 2050 Sets Stage for Smart Growth in County

Environmental group urges Montgomery County Council: Take the bold step and approve the new general master plan.