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Walk for our Grandchildren
The walk ends with a RALLY at
the White House, Saturday, July 27
Lafayette Park - 11:30 a.m.
Join us for a day along the route
or head for the rally.
Read articles about CCIHC walkers here & here.
Friday, July 26, noon
- Summer Heat plans a flashy, powerful act of civil disobedience on K Street. Thursday night training in DC. Details and sign up here
Climate Change House Party
with Howard County OFA
Sunday, July 21, 3-4:30 p.m.
Maryland Climate Change Summit
Thursday, July 25, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Linthicum Heights. Join Gov. Martin O'Malley, leading scientists, renewable energy business leaders and climate change policy experts to discuss the progress Maryland has made in reducing greenhouse gas emissions as the governor releases Maryland's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan.
Information and free registration:
Climate Change Town Hall
Thursday, Aug. 1. 6 - 9 p.m.
- Organizing for America is sponsoring this event at the Silver Spring Civic Center, One Veteran's Place, Silver Spring, 20910. Mike Tidwell
of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network
is the keynote speaker. Free. Sign up here
Fracking & TPP
An Explosion of Fracking and the TPP
If you missed the panel in Ellicott City on July 9, you have another opportunity to find out why you should be concerned about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). This nightmarish free-trade agreement being negotiated in secret would override environmental, health and safety laws and encourage/exacerbate fracking. Check out our web page
about this issue. The panel will discuss the TPP again Wednesday, August 16, 7 p.m. (pizza at 6:30 p.m.) in Bethesda. More Info.
Workshop on fracking risks
Thursday, Aug. 15, and Friday, Aug 16
- The National Academy of Sciences is sponsoring this workshop
. Free registration for in person or webcast sessions.
National Academy of Sciences,
500 5th Street NW, KECK 100, 20001.
Check our website frequently for additional local events.
Maryland Fracking News
Compressor station: Myersville Citizens for a Rural Community (MCRC) is raising money to appeal FERC approval for a compressor station in their town for fracked natural gas. The appeal was filed on July 15. To contribute to the legal fund, see www.mcrcmd.org/ Like MCRC on Facebook
Climate Change News
The Senate finally confirms
Gina McCarthy to head the EPA. She will be in charge of implementing Obama's climate policy.