2023 Year in Review

As we bid farewell to another impactful year, we extend our deepest gratitude to every one of you—our invaluable members, supporters, advocates, and volunteers. Your commitment to the well-being of our environment has been the driving force behind our successes. Whether it was picking up beach litter, signing petitions for land restoration or climate action, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: CT Coalition for Climate Action on Clean Cars regulations

The Connecticut Coalition for Climate Action, a broad-based group of health care providers, scientists, environmental organizations, religious groups and others, promotes cleaner transportation options that get Connecticut residents to where they live, work, learn, and play with fewer emissions. Toward this goal, the Connecticut General Assembly adopted emission standards back in 2004 that have reduced […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Partisanship, Oil Interests Kill Life-Saving Clean Cars and Trucks Standards by Politicizing Bipartisan Regulatory Process

Connecticut is the only state to conclude the rulemaking process by failing to adopt new standards to limit toxic tailpipe pollution. Hartford — Tomorrow, the Lamont administration is expected to announce that the proposed Advanced Clean Cars II (ACCII), Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT), and Heavy-Duty Omnibus (HDO) programs will be withdrawn from consideration by the […]

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Running on Sunshine: The first weeks with my new EV

Kathy Czepiel, Save the Sound’s land protection manager, gives an honest assessment of her experience with electric vehicle shopping, charging, and more. You can help bring EVs to more people in Connecticut by connecting with your legislators here. I am never an early adopter. For years, my husband and I have been driving vehicles built […]

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Taking Action for CT Clean Vehicle Standards

Carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide. Sulfur dioxide. Particulate matter.  These are just a few of the pollutants that spew from car tailpipes, hurting our health and worsening climate change. Vehicles are Connecticut’s biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions, and New York’s second-biggest.   Right now, Connecticut residents have an opportunity to help combat this.  Click […]

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Press Release: Latine Legislators, Gov. Leaders, Academics, and Community Leaders Speak Up for Climate Justice in Forum Hosted by CWCSEO and Save the Sound

Hartford, CT – Following the conclusion of Hispanic Heritage Month/Latine Heritage Month, the Commission on Women, Children, Seniors, Equity, and Opportunity (CWCSEO) partnered with Save the Sound in convening a “Latino and Puerto Rican Voices for Climate Action Roundtable” featuring community leaders and academics, in addition to government and legislative officials. The event, held October […]

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Climate Explained: The Electric Grid

Climate issues can be difficult to understand. This series is designed to deliver you what you need to know about some of the most prevalent issues in climate policy today. In 1,000 words, let’s learn how the electric grid works—and how electric vehicles fit into the conversation.  This article is written by Kaleigh Pitcher, a […]

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Climate Explained: Life Cycle Analysis of Vehicles

Climate issues can be difficult to understand. This series is designed to provide you with the information you need to know about some of the most prevalent issues in climate policy today. In 1,000 words, let’s learn how life cycle analysis works.  This article is written by Kaleigh Pitcher, a Policy Consultant at Save the […]

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