Energy & Environment

Half of Md. Energy Jobs Are in Efficiency Sector: Report

The number of energy efficiency jobs in Maryland tops 70,000 – and represents more than half of the overall energy sector workforce in the...

Opinion: Introducing the Maryland Green New Deal

Over the last decade, Maryland’s political establishment repeatedly expanded corporate gambling in our state, promising the tax proceeds would swell funding for public education....

Most Maryland DNC Members Opposed Climate Debate Resolution

All but one of Maryland’s Democratic National Committee members voted against a proposal to sanction a standalone climate debate pushed by progressives, a recently...

Opinion: Putting Maryland’s Solar Growth Into Context

Climate change poses an existential threat to our Bay, so I was shocked to read the Chesapeake Bay Foundation calling to slam the brakes...

Montgomery County Vows to Slash Greenhouse Gases – But How?

In November 2017, Montgomery County, Maryland’s largest jurisdiction, boldly announced that it would take the lead in fighting climate change by reducing greenhouse gases...

Opinion: Maryland’s Bay Clean Up Plan Lags Behind

The Chesapeake Bay states recently released their final Watershed Implementation Plans (WIPs), which are federally required to demonstrate how each state will meet its...

Report: Washington Gas Had Funds, Direction to Fix What Led to Deadly Md. Fire

Washington Gas had both the funds and the direction to fix what caused a deadly apartment fire that killed seven people, according to a...

UMD Setting Trend With ‘Cool Foods’ in Dining Halls

The University of Maryland became the first university system this semester to sign the Cool Foods Pledge to reduce the environmental footprint of campus...

‘Noxious Odor’ Keeps People Up in Prince George’s Town

Something smells in a Prince George’s County town, and it is bad enough to wake some people from their sleep.The Town of Cheverly, which...

Opinion: Md. Needs Clear Guidelines on Where to Site Solar Installations

Maryland needs clear guidelines for where to install large solar energy facilities to protect high-value farmland and forest. That need is obvious after the...