PRESS RELEASE: Climate Coalition: Greenhouse gas inventory shows need for urgent action

New Haven, CT—Members of the CT Coalition for Climate Action have reviewed the 1990-2021 Connecticut Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory, released by the state’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection this morning, and found the report supports the urgency of legislative action this spring. Connecticut’s latest greenhouse gas inventory asserts that the state has met its […]

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Weekly Update: A Passion for Solutions

Doreen Abubakar Leads the Way How Doreen Abubakar Mobilizes People to Make Places  You’ve seen our blog posts highlighting the stories of young environmental leaders working to make positive change in Connecticut and New York. We’re now adding a new storytelling series that highlights the sustainability work of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) […]

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Urban Environmentalist Brings Sustainability Education and Opportunities to Newhallville Youth in New Haven

Shining light on the advocacy and sustainability work of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) leaders working to make positive change in their respective communities. As part of our commitment to equity and allyship, we are holding an ongoing series of interviews with individuals and sharing their stories to spread awareness.         For this story, […]

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Community Organizer Raises Flood Mitigation Awareness in Stratford

Andreina Barajas Novoa (she/they) is a junior at Southern Connecticut State University double majoring in sociology and political science to increase their understanding of social issues and what could support the collective liberation and wellbeing of all peoples. Andreina was born in New Rochelle, NY and raised in Stratford, CT and is proud of their […]

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Save the Sound sets agenda for 2023 New York State legislative session

Albany, NY—New York’s state legislative session begins today and runs through June 8. This is the first session to be held fully in person with buildings open to the public since before the pandemic, offering a much-anticipated opportunity to reconnect with elected officials in person and advocate deeply for the environmental issues that matter most. […]

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Save the Sound sets agenda for 2023 Connecticut legislative session

Hartford, CT— Connecticut’s legislative session begins today and runs through June 7. This year’s “long session,” in which a biennial budget will be crafted, returns to a level of in-person public access not seen since before the pandemic. While committee hearings are likely to continue to offer opportunities for virtual testimony, the Capitol and the […]

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2022 Year in Review: Landmarks

Our 50th year has been a momentous one at Save the Sound! We marked not only that anniversary, but also the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, the 35th of the Soundkeeper program, and the 20th of our CT Cleanups. In October, longtime Board member Barbara David retired from our Board and Curt Johnson […]

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New Haven Climathon Brings Community Together to Take Climate Change Action

On October 29, Save the Sound joined this grassroots initiative hosted by, Reimagining New Haven in the Era of Climate Change and The Narrative Project, with countless local partners including Artspace, City of New Haven, City Seed, CIRCA, NOAA, and Junta for Progressive Action. Over 140 participants gathered at the John Martinez Elementary School for […]

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