Global Warming

September 3, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Unveils First Electric Ride On Buses

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and other local officials unveiled the county’s first four electric Ride On buses at the David F. Bone Equipment Maintenance and Transit Operations Center in Rockville.  The buses produce zero greenhouse gas emissions and each saves the county about $100,000 per year. 10 more buses are expected to be introduced […]

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February 28, 2020 | Ryan Donovan

Town Hall Held to Discuss Climate Change

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and environmental activists met to discuss climate control and how to limit the county’s carbon footprint at United Therapeutics’s main campus in Silver Spring Thursday. The meeting opened with a performance by local climate musician Rick Sullivan before transitioning to a speech delivered by Adriana Hochber, Montgomery County’s Assistant Chief […]

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September 20, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Says Students at Climate Strike Are Unexcused

Montgomery County students left school Friday to participate in the Washington, D.C. Climate Strike, against Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) recommendation. The strike is part of Friday’s Global Climate Strike, which includes more than 150 countries rallying for climate change reform.  Clarksburg on the bus to the #ClimateStrike… Public transit ridership is the first step! […]

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April 3, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Annual Montgomery County Energy Summit Held in Silver Spring

The sixth annual Montgomery County Energy Summit was held at the Silver Spring Civic Building. County Executive Marc Elrich was among the guest speakers. The summit was co-hosted by Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection and the US Green Building Council National Capital Region. Key discussions included ways businesses and building owners can work together […]

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December 13, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan’s Bipartisan Appeal to Address Climate Change

Governor Larry Hogan is continuing to ride his “purple surfboard” in a new bipartisan appeal to address climate change. Hogan and Ralph Northam, the democratic governor of Virginia, published a column in The Washington Post earlier this week, calling on state officials “to put aside partisan interest and get to work” on addressing the climate […]

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April 22, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Council to Take Action on Global Warming Measures

The Montgomery County Council during its morning session on Tuesday, April 22, is scheduled to take action on nine measures addressing long-term protection of the environment and the use of clean energy. They are part of a package of bills introduced earlier this year by Councilmember Roger Berliner. See Councilmember Berliner Proposes Green Bills (Video) […]

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