Gov. Lamont’s executive order on climate & resiliency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2019 Contact: Laura McMillan – lmcmillan@ctenvironment.org – 203-787-0646 CFE/Save the Sound applauds Lamont order on climate NEW HAVEN, CONN.—At a midday climate forum in Hartford, Governor Ned Lamont issued an executive order re-establishing the Governor’s Council on Climate Change and expanding its membership and scope. It also directs the Department […]

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From suits to shovels, working together in 2018

Whether you were digging in the ground alongside CFE/Save the Sound staff, testifying at the legislature, or supporting our work with your gifts, you’ve done great things for our shared land, air, and water this year. Here are just a few highlights from the work we’ve done together. In the Field Fish migration on the […]

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Press Release: Governor’s Climate Council calls for 45% emissions reduction by 2030

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 […]

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Energy 102: Taking Initiative with Greenhouse Gases

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? […]

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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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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 EPA’s New Climate Rule: A Complete Breakdown

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.

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