September Climate Update: Witnessing Sea Level Rise, Advancing Clean Energy, and Events

Each Wednesday, we bring you an update on one of our program areas. This week: Climate & Resiliency. Read other recent updates on our blog: Healthy Waters, Protected Lands, Legal Actions, and Ecological Restoration. Outgoing STS president sails the Sound, sees climate impacts Our outgoing president Curt Johnson recently made a five-day circuit of the Sound’s […]

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August Climate Update: National Progress, Advancing Solar, and Youth Leaders

Each Wednesday, we bring you an update on one of our program areas. This week: Climate & Resiliency. Read other recent updates on our blog: Healthy Waters, Protected Lands, Ecological Restoration, Legal Actions. Federal Save the Sound Commends Passage of Inflation Reduction Act Yesterday, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act, a bill that aims to cut emissions 40% […]

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Scholar-Activist Unites Her Community Around Environmental Justice

Shining light on the advocacy and sustainability work of young environmental leaders working to make their communities safer and cleaner. As part of our commitment to youth engagement and equity, we are holding an ongoing series of interviews with individuals and sharing their stories to spread awareness. Katharine “Kat” Morris is a 24-year-old scholar-activist for […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound Commends Passage of Inflation Reduction Act

New Haven, CT – Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives joined the U.S. Senate in passing the Inflation Reduction Act, a bill that aims to cut emissions 40% below 2005 levels by 2030 through an unprecedented $369 billion investment in clean transportation and energy solutions, and advancing environmental justice. “We are pleased to see Congress finally take meaningful […]

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Press Release: Momentum for Climate Action Grows as 28 Connecticut Municipalities Pass Pro Climate Resolutions

New Haven, CT – With a vote of the Greenwich Board of Selectmen, yesterday the Town of Greenwich has become the 28th Connecticut municipality to pass a climate action resolution. Momentum to elevate climate change as an emergency through local civic action comes at a time when the state is not on track to meet […]

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July Climate Update: Federal, State, and Local Actions

West Virginia v. EPA – And Next Steps for ActionThe U.S. Supreme Court decision on West Virginia v. EPA impedes the EPA’s authority to regulate emissions from polluting sectors, granted by the Clean Air Act. In response to the ruling, Save the Sound organized a rally with several Connecticut environmental groups to demand federal and […]

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PRESS RELEASE: POTUS UNVEILS EXECUTIVE ACTIONS ON CLIMATE AMIDST BIG POLLUTER OPPOSITION TO CLIMATE AGENDA

New Haven, CT – Today, President Joe Biden announced new executive actions to combat the climate crisis amidst major climate set-backs in Congress and the Supreme Court. The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling on West Virginia v. EPA, stripped away the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate carbon pollution from fossil fuel-burning power plants. President […]

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Sunrise CT Activist Advocates for Climate Action in Connecticut

Shining light on the advocacy and sustainability work of young environmental leaders working to make their communities safer and cleaner. As part of our commitment to youth engagement and equity, we are holding an ongoing series of interviews with individuals and sharing their stories to spread awareness. Amelia Kearney is an 18-year-old incoming freshman at […]

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