Blue Water Blog - climate change

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



February Advocacy Updates

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January was a big month for local climate advocacy. Mayor Scott announced a goal for Baltimore City to become carbon neutral by 2045, and there were City Council hearings on three bills in Councilman Mark Conway’s climate package. Maryland’s legislative…

Help Baltimore Tackle Climate Change!

After heavy rainfall a troublesome landslide occurred on 26th street in Charles Village back in 2014. Photo Credit: Jonathan Newton | Washington Post
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Take Action! Fight Climate Change From raw sewage backing up into peoples’ basements to the urban heat island effect exacerbating hot temperatures, climate change poses significant risks to Baltimore’s communities, waterways, and environment. And the effects of climate change are…

COVID-19 and Climate Change Webinar

How do we use lessons learned from COVID-19 to address climate change? Join Annapolis Green on July 29th (3:30-4:30pm) as part of a series of presentations on climate change by Sara Via, Ph.D., Professor at the University of Maryland.  The…

Webinar: Green Stormwater Infrastructure in Baltimore

In cities like Baltimore, green stormwater infrastructure helps to protect our waterways while making our communities greener, healthier, and more equitable places to live. However, there are many bureaucratic challenges that make neighborhood greening harder to do.   Join our…

Film Screening: The Wisdom to Survive

Join Blue Water Baltimore and Peoples’ Community Lutheran Church for a free film screening of The Wisdom to Survive: Climate Change, Capitalism and Community. This hour-long film features thought leaders and activists in the realms of science, economics and spirituality.…