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Health risks rise with the temperature

Stephanie Pingley sits outside the Amazing Port Street commons at Amazing Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in the McElderry Park neighborhood of Baltimore with two of her sons and her niece, right, on June 19, 2019. Her three children all have asthma, which gets worse when heat and humidity are high. (University of Maryland Photo/Amina Lampkin)

As the temperature in their rowhouse apartment rose to a humid 96 degrees F during a summer heat wave, Michael Thomas and Alberta Wilkerson sat on their bed, in front of fans, wiping sweat and drinking water, trying to keep their minds off the heat.

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Federal judge: Baltimore’s climate litigation belongs in state court

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Baltimore’s lawsuit alleging oil companies concealed dangers and misinformed the public about climate change belongs in state court, a federal judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander issued an order remanding the case because she determined removal to federal court ...

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Fossil fuel defendants plan for appeal if judge remands Baltimore case

A flag bearing the company logo of Royal Dutch Shell, an Anglo-Dutch oil and gas company, flies outside the head office in The Hague, Netherlands April 7. Iran's state TV is reporting that Royal Dutch Shell and France's Total will be the first foreign companies to be allowed to operate gasoline stations inside Iran (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

The defendants in Baltimore’s climate change lawsuit are prepared to vigorously litigate where the case should be heard, asking a federal judge last week to agree to conditionally stay proceedings so they can appeal if she rules the case should be ...

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Chevron claims federal jurisdiction in Baltimore’s climate change suit

(Vladimir Cetinski / Depositphotos.com)

One of the oil companies named in Baltimore's lawsuit over climate change removed the case to U.S. District Court last week, making the same arguments that have gotten other cases around the country into federal courts -- where subsequently they have been dismissed.

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T. Rowe shareholder proposals rejected at annual meeting

From left, Edward Bernard, vice chairman,  Bill Stromberg- CEO and Brian Rogers, chairman of the board, speaking at the T. Rowe Price annual shareholders meeting.

T. Rowe Price shareholders rejected shareholder proposals to issue reports about climate change, executive compensation and diversity at Wednesday’s annual meeting at the company’s Owings Mills campus. On climate change and executive compensation, at issue were how the company proxy ...

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