Baltimore, MD — On Thursday, August 24th, at noon Marylanders will meet in Baltimore’s Federal Hill Park to call for 100% renewable energy by 2035. Delegate Shane Robinson will announce plans to introduce legislation that will move Maryland to 100% clean energy by 2035 by replacing problematic state renewable portfolio standards with clean energy mandates and incentivizing the development of in-state clean energy generation.
In order to protect Maryland from the devastating impacts of climate change, we must end our reliance on fossil fuels and ensure a just transition to 100% clean, renewable energy as soon as possible.
What: Rally and Press Conference for a 100% Renewable Maryland by 2035
When: Thursday, August 24th from 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Who: Speakers will include:
-Rianna Eckel, Maryland Organizer, Food & Water Watch
-Delegate Eric Luedtke, District 14
-Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
-Delegate Shane Robinson, District 39
-Fred Tutman, Patuxent Riverkeeper
-Mike Hersh, Communications Director, Progressive Democrats of America
Where: Federal Hill Park, 300 Warren Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230
Directions: We will gather behind the flagpole at the northern edge of the park, above Key Highway
Visuals: Dozens of activists with banners and posters calling for swift action on climate change with Inner Harbor skyline behind them
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