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2019 bills HCCA supported

In 2019, Harford County Climate Action supported 9 bills in the Maryland State Legislature.  View PDF: 2019 Bills Supported by HCCA The first three listed here passed. HB 1453/Senate Bill 732, the Maryland Clean Energy Jobs Act (Renewable Energy and Job … Continue reading

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A Message from the Future

In “A Message form the Future with Alexandria Ocaso-Cortez,” environmental journalist Naomi Klein writes, We realized that the biggest obstacle to the kind of transformative change the Green New Deal envisions is overcoming the skepticism that humanity could ever pull … Continue reading

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Havre de Grace community calls for resolution opposing offshore drilling

At the March 18 2018 meeting of the Havre de Grace City Council, the community called for resolution opposing offshore drilling and oil exploration including seismic airgun blasting. Speakers: Bruce Russel, President, Havre de Grace Maritime Museum Nick Galero, resident, … Continue reading

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Harford and Cecil Youth Strike for Climate in Annapolis #FridaysForFuture

Calling attention to the urgency of the climate crisis, students converged in Annapolis on Friday, March 15.   They demanded that people and governments work together to end dependence on fossil fuels and promote clean renewable energy.   The young activists … Continue reading

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Lucian Calypsonians call for Climate Action

Thanks to Harford County Climate Action member Jack Dettner for sharing this delightful video from the Carribean island nation of St. Lucia, creatively using music to popularize the urgency of climate action.  Covering topics ranging from waste disposal to building … Continue reading

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Why Havre de Grace Should Oppose Oil Drilling and Seismic Blasting off Maryland’s Coast

Havre de Grace, one of Harford County’s historic and beautiful towns with a thriving coastal community had a vital opportunity to defend Maryland’s shores and marine life from the threats posed by offshore oil drilling and exploration. Harford County Climate … Continue reading

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2018 Review

In 2018 Harford County Climate Action worked steadily at the personal, community and policy level for meaningful actions to reduce our impact on our environment and our climate footprint.   Continue reading

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