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Beyond Fossil Fuels:
Saturday, March 23, 9 a.m. to noon,
Energy Solutions for You and Your Community
at Howard Community College. Find out how you and your community can benefit from energy efficiency and clean energy sources, including solar, geothermal, wind and more. Hear local energy experts from environmental groups, government and the green business community. This event is free, but space is limited. Please fill out the form here
to reserve a seat today. Sponsored by the Transition Howard County
LLEI: Legacy Leadership Environmental Institute
Put It All Together! Enroll by March 21
Thursdays, April 4 to May 23, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
University of Maryland Extension, Ellicott City
Are you trying to figure out what’s happening with our environment and what we can do about it? Enroll in this program to get the latest from NASA, NOAA, University of Maryland
and Howard County
experts on global climate change, the changing earth, sustainability and best practices in our stewardship of land and water. For more Information:
Religious Call to Civil Disobedience
on Climate Change
Thursday, March 21, noon, Lafayette Park in DC Engage in civil disobedience or stand with others who will be risking arrest. Details
DC Rising Tide event
Thursday, March 21, 1 - 3 p.m., during the Tar Sands Blockade Week of Action to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline. Details.
Meet with Heather Mizeur
Sunday, March 24, 3 - 5 p.m.
Impact of Shale Gas on the Clean Energy Sectors
, 5506 Greenspring Ave.: Delegate Heather Mizeur has been in the forefront of getting protections from fracking for Marylanders, our land, water and air. She is considering a run for governor. This event is not a fundraiser. It's an opportunity to hear Mizeur's vision for the state. Details
Thursday, March 28 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.:
Living Without Fossil Fuel
UMBC Tech Center panel discussion on how cheap shale gas is changing the economics of clean energy sources, including solar, wind, biofuel, waste-to-energy and others. Details.
Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m. Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse: Alexis Zeigler will discuss practical technologies and political strategies that will allow us to take charge of our future. Details
So Much More Online
Check our website frequently for information on conference calls and webinars that will keep you up-to-date on studies, national strategy and more.
Save the Date
April 13, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Climate Change News
Four Democrats in Congress seek suggestions on a carbon tax, including how big it should be, how fast it should rise and what to do with the revenue.
U.S. solar market grows 76 percent in 2012
Wind generation has quadrupled since 2007, growing by more than 30 percent per year.
Joe Romm of ClimateProgress discusses the absurdity of President Obama's "all-of-the-above" energy policy
Global warming means bigger storm surges, study says
Online Free Class
Climate Literacy: Navigating Climate Conversations
May 2013, 10-week
Free online course. Info and sign up here.
Interesting talk by Allan Savory