Keeping Up With Climate Change: Submit Your Questions Now!


Have questions about climate change and the actions both state and local governments are taking to mitigate its effects? Submit them now and then attend MACo’s Summer Series “Keeping Up With Climate Change” next Wednesday, July 8 from 12:30 pm -1:30 pm.

Title: Keeping Up with Climate Change – A Forum

Description: Maryland has committed to achieving ambitious reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. The Maryland Commission on Climate Change is tasked with advising the Governor and the General Assembly on ways to mitigate the causes of climate change and guide the state to reaching its goals. Hear an update from Commission members on the progress Maryland has made and weigh in on how counties can take decisive action that aids the pursuit of mitigation goals while realizing local benefits.


  • Ben Grumbles, Secretary, Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE)
  • Mark Belton, County Administrator, Charles County
  • Adriana Hochberg, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer and Climate Change Coordinator, Montgomery County
  • Chris Trumbauer, Senior Advisor for Policy and Communications, Anne Arundel County

Date/Time: July 8, 2020; 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm.

WGLThanks to WGL Energy Services for sponsoring this forum!

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MACo’s Summer Series offers online educational and dialogue opportunities through live and interactive virtual sessions.

Forums, presentations, and expert speakers will provide the value and innovative results you’ve come to expect from MACo’s Summer Conference, but in a timely and convenient format that meets your needs during these unfamiliar times. Discuss solutions and lessons learned in all areas of service delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us as we dive into crisis issues and traditional – but evergreen – governance challenges.

Click here for more information on MACo’s Summer Series including the full schedule of events and how to register.