Governor’s Climate Council calls for 45% emissions reduction by 2030 Aggressive target will help state meet Global Warming Solutions Act NEW HAVEN, CONN. – The Governor’s Council on Climate Change voted Friday afternoon to recommend an interim target to keep Connecticut on track to meet its greenhouse gas obligations. Under the 2008 Global Warming Solutions […]
This is the second entry in our new Energy 101 series, designed to empower you to fight climate change. View last week’s post here: Energy 101: Shifting into High Gear Towards Our Green Future. *** How much do you pay for the air you breath? Sounds like a funny question. After all, air is free, isn’t it? […]
We are at a crossroads for climate change progress. At this point, it’s clear that for the next few years we will not be able to rely on the federal government to protect our environmental future. This was solidified when a fossil fuel industry insider and climate change denier was picked for EPA; the top […]
CFE staffer Sarah Ganong reports from the UN climate talks in Paris
In a range between North Dakota at 10% and Washington at 70%, Connecticut needs to reduce emissions by 30%.
On Monday, the EPA proposed a landmark rule to limit carbon emissions from existing power plants. The goal is a 30% nationwide reduction from 2005 levels by 2030.
Measures that reduce energy consumption also benefit public health, employment, energy security, and more, says final IPCC climate report.
“Nobody on this planet is going to be untouched by the impacts of climate change,” IPCC Chairman Rajendra Pachauri said at the release of the IPCC’s second report.