Youth Empire Strikes Back

“Why should I go to school when my future is underwater?” “You’ll die of old age, I’ll die of climate change.” “This is an emergency – act like it!” For young people around the globe, the earth is quite literally crumbling (or burning, or melting…) around them, and most of them do not hold the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Let state choice on Clean Car standards stand!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2019 Contact: Laura McMillan – 203-787-0646 CFE/Save the Sound response to Trump administration’s revocation of CA car emissions standards waiver   New Haven, Conn. – Today the Trump administration announced that it is revoking the “California waiver,” which allows California to set standards for vehicle emissions that are more stringent […]

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Used Electric Cars are BARGAINS and Cheap to Operate

CFE/Save the Sound president Curt Johnson reflects on the best deal he’s found—for his wallet and the planet. When it comes to buying used cars, I’m cheap. I go for reliable, inexpensive, and preferably comfortable wheels. Earlier this summer, I was pleasantly surprised to learn an important bargain hunting secret—low mileage, first-generation electric cars are […]

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It’s Electric Vehicle Month in CT, Lamont proclaims

Scroll down for a dozen Drive Electric Week events all across Connecticut! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melissa Schlag, 203-787-0646 CT Electric Vehicle Coalition applauds Governor Lamont for proclaiming Sept. 2019 as Electric Vehicle Month   Hartford, Conn. – The Connecticut Electric Vehicle Coalition is thrilled that Governor Ned Lamont, an electric vehicle (EV) owner himself, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: CFE/Save the Sound end-of-session report and comments on legislative victories

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 6, 2019   Contact: Laura McMillan – lmcmillan@ctenvironment.org Melissa Schlag – mschlag@ctenvironment.org CFE/Save the Sound end-of-session report and comments on legislative victories   NEW HAVEN, CONN. – At the end of the 2019 Connecticut legislative session, Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save the Sound celebrates environmental victories and prepares to fight some […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Environmental and energy organizations urge Governor Lamont to advocate for clean climate and green economy

April 24, 2019 Dear Governor Lamont, As you know, the environmental decisions we make today shape the future of our air, land, and water—and those in turn set the stage for a vibrant economy and more secure, healthy citizens. We applaud your statements from the campaign trail, as those statements indicated bold leadership for policies […]

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Climate and Clean Energy Digest 2019

Climate change can mean wild weather and smoggy cities—but it doesn’t have to be that way. CFE and Connecticut leaders are working to increase renewable energy and curb greenhouse gas emissions—spurring our green economy along the way. Read on to learn what your legislators are doing to curb the effects of climate change, get our […]

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CT Legislative Advocacy 101

Last week your Connecticut legislators went back to work in Hartford. We’ll soon be contacting you about how to encourage them to pass high-priority legislation to improve and protect your environment. (If you missed our legislative agenda, check it out here.) This post will give you an insider’s look at the legislative process in Connecticut […]

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