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Electrify HoCo & Maryland

Poll shows most want electrification

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coming Events

Now until cob October 13 provide comments on report  "Maryland's Climate Pathway Report"    Support ambitious steps to meet Maryland's climate goals.  Maryland plans to  use this report and the comments on it to dramatically reduce climate pollution. Celebrate the ambitious goals in this report and encourage state action.  See Maryland Climate Partners Recommendations.   Submit comments to MDE on this form.

Thursday, Sept 28, 7:30 pm - Exciting webinar on how to electrify your home! Reduce your home energy bills and fight climate change by going all-electric with FREE MONEY from the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and more. An expert from Rewiring America presents a free, educational session will help connect individuals, organizations and municipalities to the landmark investments in clean energy, energy efficiency and community development initiatives. At this event, you will have the opportunity to learn from experts about how to put these investments to use in their homes and communities. We will delve into the most relevant information so you can start benefiting from the IRA now. Presented by the Electrify Frederick campaign, and applicable and open to all in Maryland! Sign up for zoom link here.

Wednesday, Oct 4, 1-3 pm  Extra meeting of MCCC Mitigation Working Group.  Agenda:

Opening Remarks by the Co-Chairs (5 min) 

Public Comments (5 min)

Reviewing, Revising, and Voting on Recommendations. See here.

Meeting link -  

Join by phone(US) 64387688  PIN: 264387688

Thursday, Oct 5, 7 p.m. -  Stopping Utilities From Using Our Money Against Us Webinar - Currently, in nearly every state, monopoly utilities are permitted to use ratepayer funds for lobbying, political campaign donations, and other inappropriate uses. Too often, this results in the outrageous situation where ratepayers are funding utility advocacy against their own interests. Please join a national webinar at 7pm ET on Thursday, October 5 to learn how three states, Connecticut, Colorado, and Maine, passed laws to stop this abuse of utility monopolies, & how your state can take action too. Panelists: Glen Brand, VP Policy & Advocacy, Solar United Neighbors David Pomerantz, Executive Director, Energy and Policy Institute Maine State Senator Mike Tipping Shannon Laun, VP & Director, Conservation Law Foundation, Connecticut Danny Katz, Executive Director, CoPIRG

Saturday, Nov. 4, 9-2:30 pm  - Columbia MD in-person Symposium  “Climate Change: Imagine What We Can Do Together!” . Dive deeper into the challenges and opportunities that climate change presents in Howard County and regionally, while identifying innovative ways forward individually and as a society. Come to a FREE dynamic and engaging in-person.  Flyer  Speakers:

Location: Owen Brown Interfaith Center

7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045

Date/Time: November 4, 2023 9:00 am – 2:30 pm

Registration Here: Free, but registration is REQUIRED and limited to 100

Sponsors: Howard County Legacy Leadership Institute for the Environment (HoLLIE) & Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia (UUCC) Climate Change Task Force