- What can the State’s best scientists tell us about how and when climate change will affect Maryland’s citizens and natural resources?
- What can Maryland do to adapt to the consequences of climate change?
- What can Maryland do to reduce emissions of GHGs and the State’s carbon footprint to begin reversing global warming trends?
In 2007 Governor Martin O’Malley signed an Executive Order establishing the Maryland Commission on Climate Change to address the drivers of climate change, to prepare for its likely impacts in Maryland, and to establish goals and timetables for implementation. Governor O’Malley’s Executive Order charged the Commission and its three Working Groups to prepare a Climate Action Plan that addresses three key questions: