Connecticut Blog Posts

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Big wins for climate this session!

May 16, 2022

The Connecticut legislative session ended on May 4th and we’re celebrating some big wins on climate! 

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Dear REI: Hiking & PFAS Chemicals Don't Belong Together

May 13, 2022

Hi REI,

I just gotta say, I've been shopping at REI for about six years, I love your equipment and the folks who work at your stores are extremely helpful.

We want REI to prevent PFAS pollution

REI Members to REI: Take Leadership on PFAS!

April 27, 2022

REI has tarnished its reputation as a company committed to sustainability by continuing to sell clothing, including for children, that contains PFAS.

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Climate Action Now!

March 23, 2022

Together, with our amazing phone canvass team, we’re urging all legislators to support and pass these bills by the end of session on May 9th.  Join us to fight for bold climate action now!!

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Clean Water 50 Stories: Emily Rochon

March 17, 2022

Meet Emily Rochon, a true force of nature helping to lead the way for a clean energy future. Emily has played important roles in the clean energy industry, advancing solar and offshore wind projects -- and she got her start as a climate organizer for Clean Water Action in Rhode Island. Emily's story is one of many we will feature throughout our 50th anniversary year, lifting up our history and the people along the way who have contributed to our legacy and created impact. Emily inspires us, and we bet she will you inspire you too!  

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Ramping Up Energy Efficiency for People and the Planet!

March 7, 2022

When we think about addressing climate change, we may not think about the value of energy efficiency, but energy efficiency initiatives in buildings reduces energy consumption and fossil fuels and is one of the key ways to mitigate climate change in Connecticut.