The Environmental Sustainability Board had a presentation from Sean McGuire on June 19, 2011 about the index Maryland has adopted to better measure quality of life and productivity in our society. GPI is in contrast to the GDP that we worship, which measures the total monetary value of all final goods and services produced domestically. Called the Genuine Progress Index, the GPI is an index for Sustainable Prosperity and considers Economic Indicators, Environmental Indicators (cost of…See More
Transportation Advocates' next meeting is May 25 at 7:30 AM to 9 AM at the Bain Center and they will feature the relatively new (2008) group, Bicycling Advocates of Howard County (BAHC).The goals are-to increase the safety and visibility of the cycling community in Howard County -encourage, foster, and train new cyclists and bicycle commuters in the County -promote biking as an energy efficient alternative form of transportation for a sustainable future for HCSee More
Our elected Howard County delegation, especially Sen. Kasemeyer, must know that we really need to pass the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act. We have got to get far-sighted about getting off dirty coal and dangerous nuclear energy, the largest sources of energy for electricity in Maryland. Neither of these sources are sustainable! Offshore wind is clean, renewable and will give us a stable cost, which is about $1.44 per month added to our electricity bills starting in 2016.Critics have been…See More
Hugh Haskell, Ph.D., Senior Science Fellow, Institute for Energy and Environmental ResearchKeith Harrington, Maryland Grassroots Organizer, Chesapeake Climate Action NetworkLearn about the mid-Atlantic Bight and what we can do to meet our need for clean, renewable energy in Maryland.See More
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We meet twice a month due to the enormity of the challenges and the urgency needed to address the issues that face us - 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 7 pm at Emergence Community Arts Collective, 733 Euclid Street NW, WDC 20001. Our programing goes something like this: 1st Tuesday - Planning, organizing, networking 3rd Tuesday - Activity, workshop, project Committees and groups meet as needed.
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