November 16 -- Geenhouse gas emissions threaten our physical health. Eighty-four percent of Marylanders live in areas with air quality graded D or F by the American Lung Association. No wonder only five other states have more adults with asthma and almost 12 percent of Maryland children have asthma, not to mention all the other pollution related diseases.
Climate change, due to dirty energy sources, also threatens our economic security. Extreme temperatures, droughts and storms reduce profit and jobs in tourism, shipping and agriculture throughout Maryland. Baltimore and Annapolis already lead the U.S. in increased flooding because of sea level rise. >>View Article