Entries by Clean Energy Jobs

…And We’re Off! Official Press Advisory and Campaign Launch

IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2017 Faith, Community and Climate Leaders Announce Maryland Clean Energy Jobs Campaign   Baltimore–On Wednesday, September 13, at 10:00 a.m. at the Episcopal Diocesan Center, 4 East University Parkway in Baltimore City, Maryland faith, community and climate leaders will announce a new campaign to require that 50 percent of Maryland’s electricity […]

Why I Do This Work: A Monthly Feature

We are beginning a regular series called “Why I do this Work” which will feature a new Clean Energy Jobs campaign supporter each month. We want to hear personal stories to gain a clear perspective of why we are all working together to accomplish this goal.  This Week’s Clean Activist: Healthcare Advocate Vinny Demarco Like millions […]

Join us for Climate in the Pulpits

Help raise up climate justice in our places of worship through Climate in the Pulpits 2017:  On the weekend of September 15-17, pastors, rabbis, imams, and other clergy in congregations across Maryland will be raising up Creation care and climate change as part of their sermons at weekly services and through other learning programs. Congregations will be […]

45 has dismantled the Federal Advisory Committee on Climate Change

The President has ordered that the Federal Advisory Committee on Climate Change be disbanded this month. The job of the committee is to ensure that climate analysis is incorporated into long-term government planning. They are also in charge of analyzing the congressionally mandated climate report which comes out every four years (and is due out next […]

Why I Do This Work: A Monthly Feature

Why I do this Work: A monthly feature We are beginning a regular series called “Why I do this Work” which will feature a new Clean Energy Jobs campaign supporter each month. We want to hear personal stories to gain a clear perspective of why we are all working together to accomplish this goal. This Week’s […]

Propelled into reality!

Congrats to Maryland on passing Offshore Wind! This past week, MD Utility regulators approved subsidies for two offshore wind projects which would make Maryland a leader at the forefront of the offshore wind movement on the East Coast. According to the MD Public Service Commission, this project would reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 19,000 tons a […]

See you soon!

See You Soon! We’ve got a few events coming up The Maryland Clean Energy Jobs Initiative Official Public Launch Join us this Fall on September 13th for our official public campaign launch. Join the campaign staff, our Maryland Climate Coalition partners, and key Maryland Faith Leaders as we begin our official public journey to the legislature. […]

Peak Oil Demand

For the first time, global oil consumption is expected to fall: A growing number of the world’s largest oil companies are starting to see the writing on the wall. For decades these transnational corporations have assumed that global demand for oil would grow year after year indefinitely. Now for the first time, they are predicting that the […]

Wind and Solar: The Way to Go

Wind and solar are the cheapest option: Carbon neutral meets a balanced budget A New Age: We are witnessing a rare transformation. Before our very eyes renewables are becoming cheaper than fossil fuels. With every passing year, and indeed every passing month, we are entering a new clean energy reality where wind and solar are […]

Why I Do This Work: A Monthly Feature

We are beginning a regular series called “Why I do this Work” which will feature a new Clean Energy Jobs campaign supporter each month. We want to hear personal stories to gain a clear perspective of why we are all working together to accomplish this goal. This Week’s Clean Activist: Campaign Co-manager Nikki Richards “There are […]