Sea levels are rising, and so are risks to the Port of Baltimore

BALTIMORE — Officials at the Port of Baltimore, one of Maryland’s biggest economic assets, have acknowledged that sea levels are rising, but their efforts toward combating climate change are a work in progress. “We rely on the water,” said Kristen…

Sustainability and climate change emerge in architecture schools across the country

BALTIMORE — Nicole Ponce, a senior architecture student at the Maryland Institute College of Art, visited a freshwater lake in the Netherlands as part of a class last summer. Her assignment: to envision sustainable housing and commercial uses for the…

In urban heat islands, climate crisis hits harder

In Baltimore, the burden of rising temperatures isn’t shared.

Health risks rise with the temperature

For people with chronic health conditions, heat and humidity is more than a summer nuisance.