Last week, it became clear that the state legislature was not going to pass a major energy bill this election year. Delegate Shane Robinson withdrew HB 878, the 100% Clean Renewable Energy and Equity Act. Read what is next for the 100% clean energy movement in Maryland.
Read how Maryland ratepayers came to put cash in the pockets of Oberlin, Ohio residents, because of Maryland's renewable energy laws.
Nuclear war and annihilation are imminent in a way not seen for decades. Chesapeake PSR supports PSR's Back from the Brink resolution, a call to prevent nuclear war.
Better Washington, D.C. regional water planning is a must in the face of predicted water shortages and likely rationing in the coming decades due to climate change, writes Chesapeake PSR Virginia Advisory Group member Erica Bardwell, RN.
Changes in consumer behavior can lead to big reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, particularly in the areas of transportation, housing and food, writes Chesapeake PSR's Dr. Yousef Zarbalian.
Must physicians speak on climate change? asks a recent issue of AMA Journal of Ethics. Chesapeake PSR's Dr. Laalitha Surapaneni reviews whether discussing climate serves the public interest.
Battling global warming will require coordinated efforts at national and international levels, but it is state and local governments in Maryland and Virginia and elsewhere who must lead.
Virginia General Assembly bills that Chesapeake PSR is supporting this year, with a brief summary.
National PSR and a coalition of nonprofit organizations and scientists have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. EPA, asking the court to throw out a new EPA policy barring anyone receiving grant money from the agency from serving on its scientific advisory panels.
The links between burning fossil fuels and adverse health impacts continue to grow. Four recent studies show that sharply reducing our dependence on fossil fuels would result in significant health and economic benefits for our society.
Chesapeake PSR has testified in opposition to certain aspects of a proposed rulemaking in Maryland on nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions from large Municipal Waste Combustors (MWCs).
Monitoring air pollution from industrial-scale poultry operations should not be controvesrial. But in Maryland, it is. That is why we are supporting this health professional sign-on letter.
With EPA captured by industry, Chesapeakee PSR is working to protect our children's health from dangerous pesticides.
Chesapeake PSR's President Gwen DuBois, MD MPH, offers some thoughts on the significance of the ICAN's Nobel Peace Prize and renews our call for the United States to ratify the Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons.
Virginia's water board voted on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline water quality certification, producing a mixed outcome for Virginia residents who oppose the pipeline.
Doctors must become more involved in issues of climate change and health, urges the AMA Journal of Ethics.
Governor-Elect Northam commended Chesapeake PSR and health professionals for educating on climate and health in Norfolk.
Saying the current approach is inadequate, Chesapeake PSR is announcing its support for achieving 100% clean renewable electricity in Maryland by 2035.
Virginia commits to Paris climate agreement goals by joining the Under2 Coalition of sub-national governments around the world who agree to substantial reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
Virginia's DEQ is proposing new regulations on greenhouse gas emissions from electric power plants. It's a step in the right direction, says the nine-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).