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Land Management: Farming in a changing climate

Agriculture is the largest commercial industry in Maryland, employing about 350,000 people, on almost 13,000 farms covering two million acres.
Published: April 22, 2013
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Maryland's Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas EmissionsMaryland’s Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A plan to reduce GHG emissions and produce a net economic benefit to Maryland’s economy. A presentation by the
State of Maryland Department of the Environment.

Published: December 31, 2011
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comprehensive_stratgey_for_reducing_marylands_vurnerability_to_climate_change2Comprehensive Strategy for Reducing Maryland’s Vulnerability to Climate Change, Phase II: building societal, economic, and ecological resilience

A report to the Maryland Commission on Climate Change from the Adaptation and Response Working GroupAuthor(s): Boicourt KE and Johnson ZP (eds)Publisher: University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Cambridge, Maryland and Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Annapolis, Maryland.

Published: January 24, 2011
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Maryland at Risk: Sea-level rise adaptation & response

Action is needed now to stem not only the drivers of climate change but also to prepare for the inevitable consequences. With over 3,000 miles of coastline, Maryland is extremely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

Published: September 30, 2008
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Comprehensive Strategy for Reducing Maryland’s Vulnerability to Climate Change, Phase I: Sea-level rise and coastal storms

A report to the Maryland Commission on Climate Change from the Adaptation and Response Working Group.This is Chapter 5 of the Climate Action Plan, Governor Martin O’Malley’s appointed Maryland Commission on Climate Change report. It makes recommendations to state lawmakers and policy makers to mitigate the effects of sea-level rise and storm by taking action and committing resources to protect Maryland’s future economic well-being, environmental heritage, and public safety.

Published: September 12, 2008
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Global Warming and the Free State: Comprehensive Assessment of Climate Change Impacts in Maryland

A report to the Maryland Commission on Climate Change from the Scientific and Technical Working Group. Edited by Donald F. Boesch. Designed and produced by Jane M. Hawkey.This is Chapter 2 of the Climate Action Plan, Governor Martin O’Malley’s appointed Maryland Commission on Climate Change report on the impacts and recommended actions to protect Maryland’s property and people from the effects of climate change.

Published: August 27, 2008
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