Climate Change and Clean Energy

Climate change is impacting us. And it’s not good. Pollution from power plants and other sources is affecting our food, our air, and our water. It’s super-sizing things like hurricanes and droughts. If we don’t take action, it’s only going to get worse. 

EPA office building

Tell the Senate: Vote NO on Andrew Wheeler for EPA

Andrew Wheeler is the last person who should run EPA.

Recent Actions

Hey, MD: No More Cash for Burning Trash

Contact your state legislators today and ask them to support the Clean Energy Jobs Act and stop subsidizing trash incineration as clean energy.

Victory! We stopped the PSE&G Nuclear Bailout!

Governor Christie and his Democratic allies attempted to ram through lame duck legislation that will make customers pay millions to bail out two PSE&G nuclear plants. We didn't let them get away with it!

The Bay State Needs a Price on Carbon

We are all aware of the devastating impacts climate change could have on Massachusetts, intensifying storms and wreaking havoc on aging infrastructure. Tell Governor Baker to lead on climate.

Press Releases

February 11, 2019

Empower NJ-Stop Fossil Fuel Projects Campaign issues a critical report on greenhouse gases from the proposed 13 fossil fuel projects.

February 4, 2019

Paterson, NJ – Several dozen people gathered at City Hall on Monday, February 4 to show support for the electrification of New Jersey’s transportation system.

Climate Change and Clean Energy Blog Posts

Rooftop solar panel. photo: istock.com
December 10, 2018

Last year, the General Assembly voted to divert $175 million dollars from the Connecticut Green Bank, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the Conservation and Load Management and Clean Energy Funds to plug a budget hole.

Renewable Energy Now! Photo credit: Alex Garland, 2016
November 1, 2018

The world won’t end if humans keep up with business as usual, but we will face the most catastrophic loss of human and animal life the world has ever seen. We can’t downplay these findings. The real question is how do we talk about this in a way that communicates meaning and mobilization, instead of fear?

Long Island Sound  / photo: flickr.com cc
October 17, 2018

Hurricane Michael, a historic category 4 hurricane has devastated the Florida panhandle. Connecticut also experienced some extremely serious weather events earlier this month including two tornadoes touching down in New Canaan and Mansfield that downed trees and ripped shingles off roofs.