Climate Change Resources

More Information on Carbon

More on this topic from the U.S. EPA website.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The EPA Climate Change website has 2 main sections on climate change issues and another section on "What You Can Do."
  • Why is the climate changing
  • How is the climate changing
  • What You Can Do: Describes actions that individuals and organizations can take to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. For those interested in taking action at home, check out Frederick County's Green Homes Challenge!

Maryland Climate Change Commission

On April 20, 2007, Governor Martin O’Malley signed Executive Order 01.01.2007.07 establishing the Maryland Climate Change Commission (MCCC) charged with collectively developing an action plan to address the causes of climate change, prepare for the likely consequences and impacts of climate change to Maryland, and establish firm benchmarks and timetables for implementing the Commission’s recommendations. Review their findings, including the Climate Action Plan Final Report.

COG's Climate Change Program

Maryland's Council of Governments (COG) climate change program is one of the nation's 1st initiatives to address local greenhouse gas emissions on a regional level. Review the National Capital Region Climate Change report.