The National Climate Assessment issued a clear warning of the dire economic impacts to the U.S. of ignoring global climate change.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Why rising CO2 levels matter: the big climate change picture. Maryland's seven coal-fired power plants emitted 20 million tons of carbon dioxide in 2014. Why that matters to health and environment.
Sign a petition urging the Virginia General Assembly to remove anti-competitive solar policies in Virginia. Increasing solar energy in Virginia will benefit health and the economy.