PRESS RELEASE: Connecticut fails to meet climate pollution mandate as emissions trend upward

CT Coalition for Climate Action calls for urgent legislative action Hartford, CT—This morning the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection released its annual Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory. The report, which analyzes data from 2022, shows that the state has lost the ground it gained on emissions reductions during the first year of the Covid-19 […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound Reacts to Governor Hochul’s State of the State Address

David Ansel, vice president of water protection for Save the Sound, was in Albany Tuesday to attend Governor Kathy Hochul’s State of the State address. Here is his reaction: “I was encouraged that Governor Hochul devoted so much attention to the rising threat and frequency of damaging storms, dedicating an entire section of her State […]

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Climate Explained: Insects & Human Health

Climate issues can be difficult to understand. This series is designed to deliver what you need to know about some of the most prevalent issues in climate policy today. In 1,000 words, let’s explore what climate change means for human health in the Long Island Sound region and beyond.  This article is written by Kaleigh […]

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Lessons from Puerto Rico on Energy Justice

In this blog authored by Save the Sound’s environmental justice specialist Alex Rodriguez, Alex provides insights into the island nation of Puerto Rico’s historic electric grid issues, as well as insights into what the island is doing to advance energy justice. Energy justice as a principle aims to make energy accessible, affordable, clean, and democratically managed […]

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Climate Explained: Impacts on Wildlife

Climate issues can be difficult to understand. This series is designed to deliver what you need to know about some of the most prevalent issues in climate policy today. In 1,000 words, let’s explore what climate change means for wildlife in the Long Island Sound region.  This article is written by Kaleigh Pitcher, a Policy […]

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Climate Explained: Ocean Acidification

Climate issues can be difficult to understand. This series is designed to deliver what you need to know about some of the most prevalent issues in climate policy today. In 1,000 words, let’s learn what ocean acidification means for Long Island Sound.  This article is written by Kaleigh Pitcher, a Policy Consultant at Save the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound applauds Gov. Hochul’s signing of resiliency bills

Albany, NY—On Friday, Governor Kathy Hochul signed two pieces of legislation supported strongly by Save the Sound: A05221A, the Living Shorelines bill, and S5400, the Flood Disclosure bill. (Read the Governor’s press release.) “After several years of work, we’re thrilled to see the Living Shorelines and Flood Disclosure bills become law,” said David Ansel, vice […]

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Climate Explained: A History of NYC Advocacy

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 the foundations of climate advocacy in New York City.  This article is written by Kaleigh Pitcher, a Policy Consultant at […]

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