Draft energy strategy “overwhelmingly falls short,” says CFE

“State agencies and lawmakers need to get serious about rapidly ramping up renewables and energy efficiency, cutting emissions from cars and trucks, and clearly identifying how state policies will work together to meet the 2020 and 2050 targets,” said Claire Coleman.

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Budgets raid clean energy, efficiency funds; advocates and businesses decry impact

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Budgets swipe funding for clean energy and efficiency programs; advocates, local businesses decry impact to environment and economy Energy Efficiency and Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative to be raided Hartford, Conn.—Labor, public health, consumer and environmental advocates, as well as owners and employees of local clean energy businesses, denounce […]

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After Earth Hour: Saving Energy at Home Every Day

All around the world this evening, people will observe Earth Hour by turning off their lights at 8:30 PM to make a point about conserving energy and about appreciating the beauty of the night sky.

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Methane Leaks Hurt Our Wallets—and Our Climate

You might think the energy conservation options you choose every day—like air-drying your clothes or turning down the thermostat—are enough to lower your bills. But did you know that you’re getting charged for gas you’re not even using?

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CFE/Save the Sound 2013 Year-in-Review

2013 was another exciting and successful year for the Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its program, Save the Sound. We helped secure $1 billion for Connecticut’s Clean Water Fund to help towns pay for much-needed sewer system upgrades. We have been working on a number of land conservation projects, including thousands of acres in […]

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Generating Clean Power for CT: RGGI and Wind Regulations

“Fridays in the Field” is on vacation this week. Instead, we have an action opportunity for you! Read on to make a difference for Connecticut’s air and the climate.

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Fridays in the Field #2: Talking Energy Efficiency with Bill Dornbos of Environment Northeast

ENE and CFE are closely allied in our commitment to expanding energy efficiency, and often partner to advocate for stronger policies and investment in Hartford.

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