Energy 101: Shifting into High Gear Towards Our Green Future

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 […]

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CFE Joins Fight Against New Gas Plant

Update: Our application has been granted, and CFE now has formal party status in the application. Read more. CFE Files for Party Status in Killingly Energy Center Application Connecticut Fund for the Environment has formally filed for party status in an application currently before the Connecticut Siting Council. NTE Connecticut, LLC is seeking approval to […]

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Connecticut Officials, Stakeholders, and Citizens Work to Address Climate Change

The Governor’s Council on Climate Change (GC3), which was formed on Earth Day, is meeting regularly to develop recommendations for reducing Connecticut’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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Connecticut & Carbon: What the EPA’s new rule means for our state

In a range between North Dakota at 10% and Washington at 70%, Connecticut needs to reduce emissions by 30%.

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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report on Climate Change (Part 3)

Measures that reduce energy consumption also benefit public health, employment, energy security, and more, says final IPCC climate report.

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The Age of Renewables: Powering Connecticut (Part 2)

Goldman Sachs & Citi have jumped on the renewable energy bandwagon, and in a big way—what does this mean for Connecticut?

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A Legislative Session Update

The first two months of Connecticut’s legislative session have been busy and productive. Here’s a summary of where our top priorities stand going into the final month.

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New Tree-Trimming Plan Cuts Too Deep

“Enhanced Tree-Trimming” could leave Connecticut’s tree-lined streets crude and bare. Come to public meetings this week to save your neighborhood trees.

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