Friday, October 7, 2022

Tag: Maryland

Maryland banning foam takeout containers

The state is the first state to implement a ban on foam food containers witch includes cups, plates, takeout containers and trays.

Does Maryland have the answer for verifying America’s vote count?

Technology is bringing more accountable elections, but some activists disagree.

Baltimore joins global movement, becoming the first major US city to...

The global movement to stop privatization deals and expand public ownership just scored a huge victory in Baltimore, as residents voted overwhelmingly to ban putting their water in private hands.

On ‘front lines of climate change,’ Baltimore lawsuit aims to hold...

"These oil and gas companies knew for decades that their products would harm communities like ours."

Chelsea Manning files to run for Senate in Maryland

As of right now, Manning has declined to make a statement about her filing but she might speak out within the next few days.

Scandinavia in Maryland?

Medicare for all in one state.

D.C. and Maryland attorneys general file federal lawsuit against Trump

“It puts our democracy at risk when a president puts his financial interests before the American people.”

Maryland bans fracking

“Maryland is taking a huge step forward, but communities are continuing to suffer as fracking and extreme extraction expands worldwide.”

Victory: Maryland House passes bill to ban fracking

Maryland is leading the way in the movement to ban fracking.

Huge win for renewables in Maryland as lawmakers override governor’s veto

“In the current face of fear, uncertainty, and at times outright denial of environmental problems at the federal level, the Clean Energy Jobs Act proves that states like Maryland will not remain quiet on our country's toughest challenges like climate change.”

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Wax worm saliva can degrade stubborn plastic within hours, scientists find

Wax worms (Galleria mellonella) could both digest and biodegrade plastic, causing visible damage to a PE-plastic bag in just 40 minutes.

New analysis shows Big Oil’s continued and future price gouging

Oil prices dipped below $80 a barrel for the first time since January 2022, but consumers are paying 13 percent higher than the last time oil was this low.

Despite calls for diplomacy to end war, US confirms more weapons headed to Ukraine

"The chances of a nuclear war increase significantly every day that passes."

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.

Is the energy transition taking off—or hitting a wall?

With the Inflation Reduction Act, the federal government is illogically encouraging the increasing use of fossil fuels—in order to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.