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Mon Aug 21, noon to 1:15 pm Rally for a Safety Study: Nothing can eclipse our resolve. Join the effort to keep the pressure on Hogan to do a safety study (called a QRA, or Quantitative Risk Assessment) on Dominion Energy's fracking refinery, power plant and export terminal being built in Cove Point. Afterwards, optionally stroll down to the docks to watch the eclipse (special eclipse safety glasses necessary to get a direct view). This is the ninth week of  'Monday at the Mansion' actions for a safety study for Cove Point.  Sponsored by We Are Cove Point.  Event Facebook page here.

Thur, Aug 24, noon to 1pm, 100% Renewable by 2035: Press Conference and Rally Location: Federal Hill Park 300 Warren Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230 Facebook page here.

Thurs, Aug 24, 7 pm HoCoClimateAction Advocacy Team Meeting rsvp

Sun, Aug 27, 2-4 PM. Lobbying 101: How to Talk to Your Elected Officials. An issue-neutral workshop -- i.e., focused not on climate but on listening and conversation skills. Info and RSVP: Location: Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 Dubois Road, Annapolis, MD 21401
Tues Sept 12, 7 pm Retrofit Baltimore and CA on Solar Program Open to all of Howard County. Save approximately 20 percent off the cost of solar panels for your home, lower your electricity bills, and increase your property value! Learn more at this information session. For more information, contact Danielle Bodner at 410-715-3000 (ext. 2525) or Danielle.Bodner@ Location: Kings Contrivance Community, Amherst House, 7251 Eden Brook Dr, Columbia MD Flyer here.

Thurs Sept 14, 7 - 9 PM. New Initiatives: Maryland Clean Energy Job Initiative -- with Vincent DeMarco and Jamie DeMarco -- and No Pipeline Under the Potomac River -- with Brooke Harper. Cosponsored by the Maryland Climate Coalition. Discuss how we can join the struggle to shift from fossil fuels to clean energy and the jobs that renewables will bring. Location: Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 Dubois Road, Annapolis, MD 21401

Sat Sept 16, 9:30-4, Second Annual Maryland Solar Conference in Rockville. RSVP here. The Maryland Solar Congress is a free public conference that brings together solar supporters from across the state to learn and discuss the current state and future for solar energy in Maryland. The day will include presentations about solar technology, energy storage, community solar, and policy topics. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Fri, Sept 22, 7 - 9 PM.  Movie Night: Chasing Ice.  Award winning climate documentary.  See how environmental photographer James Balog, with a group of adventurers in tow, deployed time-lapse cameras across the Arctic to film a multi-year record of changing glaciers. Location: Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 Dubois Road, Annapolis, MD 21401