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. 

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Tell Governor Lamont Connecticut Doesn’t Need a Fracked Gas Power Plant!

Despite Governor Lamont’s commitment to a clean energy grid by 2040, the proposal to build a large, 650 megawatt fracked gas power plant in Killingly CT is moving forward.

Recent Actions

Drinking Water at Risk: Please urge your Governor to enact a fracking ban in the Delaware River Watershed

Clean Water Action, along with a diverse group of organizations from the watershed states, is calling on the governors of our states (NY, NJ, PA, and DE) to vote NO on these proposed rules.

Take Action: Fossil Fuel Moratorium

Sign the petition urging Governor Murphy to enact a moratorium on all fossil fuel infrastructure projects in New Jersey.

Tell the General Assembly: Support Organics Recycling and Waste Diversion Legislation

Food waste is a persistent problem, with over 25% of the overall food supply at the retail and consumer level going uneaten and wasted.

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Climate Change and Clean Energy Blog Posts

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October 13, 2020

Working town by town to expand energy efficiency and renewables!

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September 30, 2020

UPDATE: The County Council is poised to vote on ZTA 20-01, and the most important of our concerns have still gone unresolved. Send a message to your Council representatives today: they must fix ZTA 20-01 to protect renting farmers and the Agricultural Reserve as a whole.

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September 28, 2020

A majority of Clean Water Action members tell us they’d be willing to pay a small amount extra each month to be able to get their electricity from clean solar energy, generated locally, near where they live.