In 2021, university President Darryll Pines announced that the university was committed to having an all-electric vehicle fleet by 2035.
Along with promoting a fossil-free campus, the organization has also been pushing for funding for electric buses on campus.
The university's current goal, announced by university President Darryll Pines in 2021, is to reach carbon neutrality by 2025.
The League of Conservation Voters and Maryland Matters hosted ten candidates at Tuesday evening’s forum.
The act sets an interim goal of carbon neutrality for purchased electricity and direct emissions.
The protesters pushed for federal and state climate action.
The university will invest $40 million to recruit faculty from underrepresented groups.
The FUTURE Act would require all state public universities to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035.
The bill applies to all public universities in Maryland.