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. 

Taking Action on Dangerous Pipelines

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 was an ecological disaster. A few months later, the Kalamazoo River in Michigan experienced a similar disaster - one of the largest inland oil spills in US history.

Recent Actions

Tell the Texas Legislature to Say NO to the Stealth Tax on Wind and Solar Energy

Texas legislators want to give the oil and gas industry a handout. House Bill 433, filed by State Rep.

Take Action: NJ's Green Amendment

New Jersey legislators have proposed a constitutional Green Amendment that will recognize and protect the rights of all the people of the state, including future generations, to pure water, clean air, a stable climate and healthy environments.

Equity, efficiency and climate justice now!

Connecticut established bold goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions including 100% clean electricity by 2040.  But we will not reach these goals unless we ramp up energy efficiency, shift to renewable energy that provide

Protect Solar Power!

The Board of the Pedernales Electric Co-op recently voted to impose new fees on customers who want to put solar panels on their homes, and also voted to pay both new and existing solar customers less money for the energy t

Climate Change and Clean Energy Blog Posts

Congress
January 21, 2022

Perhaps nothing makes people run for the hills faster than the prospect of a meaty discussion about federal appropriations of funding for the federal government. At least that what happens whenever I try to talk to my friends about it. But keep your seat for a minute.  

Plastic Pollution-ReThinkDisposable-Photo by Volodymyr Hryshchenko on Unsplash
January 11, 2022

In this three part blog series, learn more about our work in Rhode Island to fight climate change, stop plastic pollution, and create healthier communities. The first in our series focuses on our campaign to stop plastic pollution.

Climate Resolution IG post - Clean Water Action
December 30, 2021

This new year, join us in creating eco-friendly resolutions to help combat the climate crisis, protect clean water, and help create more just, sustainable, and healthier communities for all.