Climate Change requires urgent action, residents tell Harford County Council.

Startled by Harford County Council president Richard Slutzky’s remarks at the Feb 13th  meeting of the council, in which he dismissed climate change as fake news, and part of a plan by the UN to redistribute wealth by alarming the public, a number of residents came to speak to the council at its February 20th meeting.

Harford County Climate Action has continued discussing climate change with council members and has been invited to present on the issue at the April 17 meeting.   The public is encouraged to attend.

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Group Protests Off-Shore Oil at Harris’s Office

CONTACT:  Tracey Waite
Harford County Climate Action |

A vocal group of 20 people including 5 middle and high school students braved the frigid winds Friday, January 2, to oppose the Trump administration’s move to open nearly the entire United States coastline to offshore drilling.  They were met with approving honks and thumbs-up signs from passersby.  Representative Andy Harris stated in a recent interview with WYPR that he would be open to offshore drilling in Maryland provided that it was out of sight and the communities agreed to it.

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Saving the Planet for Future Generations

Harford County Climate Action is a group of citizens concerned with the devastating effects of climate change on our planet.  Climate change refers to the recent and ongoing rise in global average temperature near the Earth’s surface.  It is caused mostly by human activity which increases concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.  Global warming is causing climate patterns to change.  we seek to educate the public, explore green energy solutions and take action to lessen the human impact affecting our planet and lives.

If you are worried about climate disruption and want to do something about it locally, please come to our meetings.  We need your input because each of us has a role to play in saving the planet.

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Climate change is happening, humans are causing it, and I think this is perhaps the most serious environmental issue facing us.  – Bill Nye


  • to bolster our sense of hope, i.e. to lessen despair and cynicism
  • to keep each other updated and informed about climate change
  • to provide a forum for respectful discussion
  • to set achievable goals for lessening Harford County’s carbon footprint
  • to engage in activism, public education, etc. to reach these goals

*A viable group will need members of all ages, races, creeds, ethnicities, sexual orientations, etc.  We need members who can sing, write, play guitar, draw, write plays, explain scientific principles, read, organize, develop political contacts, etc.

We are looking for YOU.

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