Mitigation Working Group

The Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Working Group (MWG) supports the charge of the Commission to propose regulatory, market-based, and voluntary programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while supporting economic development and job creation. 


The GHG MWG members meet virtually monthly, hosted by the Maryland Department of the Environment. Meetings are open to everyone and include time for public comment. Meeting times, dates, and Google Meetings link are listed in the Calendar on the Commission's homepage.  

Zero Emissions (ZEV) Sub Group 
The Sub Group contracted with Energetics, ​ supporting the Nature Conservancy and the MWG to accelerate light-duty ZEV adoption across Maryland.​

Read Energetics' project results. 


MWG ​Meeting Materials                  

expand Meeting Date: 5/22/2024
  State Climate Funding Mechanisms
expand Meeting Date: 4/24/2024
  AGENDA 4.24.24
  MDoT presentation

GHG MWG Archives


Previous mee​ting materials are here​.​​





  2024 Meetings   
  Mee​tings are open to all Marylanders. 
​Dates and times are subject to changes

  • ​​​January 22, 2-4 pm
  • ​February 21, 1-3 pm
  • March 20, 1-3 pm
  • April 24 – 1-3 pm
  • May 22, 1-3 pm
  • June 20​, 1-3 pm
  • July  17, 1-3 pm
  • August 21, 1-3 pm
  • September 18, 1-3 pm
  • October 23, 1-3 pm
  • November 20, 1-3 

Mitigation of climate change is
human intervention to reduce emissions or enhance the sinks of greenhouse gases.

Mitigation measures:
In climate policy, mitigation measures are technologies, processes or practices that contribute to mitigation, for example, renewable energy (RE) technologies, waste minimization processes and public transport commuting practices. 

Mitigation option:
A technology or practice that reduces GHG emissions or enhances sinks.

Mitigation scenario:
A plausible description of the future that describes how the (studied) system responds to the implementation of mitigation policies and measures. 


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