We are supporting a petition by Montgomery County Council member Tom Hucker that asks Montgomery Parks to stop using glyphosate products in the County’s park system park systems.
The National Climate Assessment issued a clear warning of the dire economic impacts to the U.S. of ignoring global climate change.
An event on local, state and national steps to take to prevent nuclear war attracted 100 participants. Chesapeake PSR co-sponsored the event, which took place at Baltimore’s Goucher College.
Solar energy co-ops are the new way to get solar power in your Maryland home.
The recent UN climate report necessitates urgent climate action in Maryland and at all levels of government and society.
Maryland MDE strengthens wastewater pollution controls on coal-fired power plants. The ruling will require plants to install more stringent controls on coal waste streams.
Baltimore became the first major city to support the Back from the Brink resolution urging congressional action on preventing nuclear war. Chesapeake PSR worked closely with the city council in passing this resolution.
Chesapeake PSR released a new report that concludes that Maryland renewable energy law does little to incentivize new clean energy and costs ratepayer hundreds of millions of dollars a year.
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.