Connecticut Blog Posts

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Real talk, real action on climate change in Connecticut

April 17, 2018

I go to class and talk about climate change every day. Often, I make an offhand comment to a friend on campus about how we are all doomed and nothing really matters. They usually agree.

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Connecticut’s Senators and Representatives – a 100% Clean Water Congressional Delegation

March 28, 2018

In Connecticut, all five of our Congressional Representatives, John Larson, Rosa DeLauro, Elizabeth Esty, Jim Himes and Joseph Courtney as well as our two Senators, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy have a Clean Water voting record!

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Connecticut's Legislative Session 2018: The Same, Only Different (Hint: Good Things are Possible)

March 1, 2018

As the legislative session opens in Connecticut, the lay of the land looks the same as last year, except with some promising differences that are largely the results of grassroots action taken by our members and allies.

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Meeting Connecticut's Emission Reduction Targets

February 21, 2018

Governor Dannel Malloy created the Governor’s Council on Climate Change (also known as the GC3) on Earth Day, 2015. Recently, the council met to review a year’s worth of modeling and recommended a midterm target for Connecticut’s agreed-upon reduction of greenhouse gases.

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Climate Change is a Public Health Issue

February 12, 2018

As a nurse, I'm deeply concerned about the health impacts of climate change. Many may not realize that climate change is the most pressing public health issue of our time.

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Gearing up to protect Connecticut's water, health & climate in 2018

February 7, 2018

The Connecticut Legislative Session starts today and we're ready to advocate for the policies we need to protect our water, our health, and our climate.