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University of Md. mapping tree DNA in climate-change study

FROSTBURG — The University of Maryland is seeking volunteers for a coast-to-coast study of trees and climate change. The university’s Center for Environmental Science said Wednesday that the volunteers will monitor seasonal changes in poplar and aspen trees across the ...

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State treasurer says climate change could hurt state economy

Climate change negatively affects supply chains — reducing productivity and causing a rise in production costs — and ought to be a serious concern among businesses in Maryland. That was the message delivered by state Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp, who ...

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Supreme Court blocks states’ climate change lawsuit

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court blocked a federal lawsuit Monday by states and conservation groups trying to force cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The court said that the authority to seek reductions in emissions rests with the ...

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Supreme Court to hear new climate-change case

WASHINGTON  — The Obama administration and environmental interests generally agree that global warming is a threat that must be dealt with. But they’re on opposite sides of a Supreme Court case over the ability of states and groups such as the ...

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Steven I. Platt: PG County needs a political climate change

I adopted the state of Maryland and made my home in Prince George’s County in the spring of 1970 when I returned home from four months of active duty as a member of the Maryland National Guard. I did so ...

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Donald C. Fry: Climate change needed for competitive edge

The announcement last April that Northrop Grumman was selecting Virginia over Maryland and Washington, D.C., as the new location for the defense industry giant’s headquarters struck a nerve among Maryland’s media, elected officials and the business and economic development communities. ...

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Supreme Court will review climate change lawsuit

WASHINGTON — In a new case about climate change, the Supreme Court will hear an appeal from electric utilities that are trying to short-circuit an effort by states to force cuts in power plant emissions. The court agreed Monday to consider ...

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Md. environment chief Shari T. Wilson stepping down

Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Shari T. Wilson will resign next month, ending a nearly four-year tenure during which her agency was criticized for unpredictable enforcement of environmental regulations. The Department of the Environment announced the change Tuesday afternoon, ...

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