PRESS RELEASE: CT Advocates Call for Climate Action in Special Session

Hartford, CT – Climate advocates are urgently calling for climate action this year. While the regular legislative session is over, there have been recent reports that both the governor and legislative leaders could be supportive of a special session.   Climate action is urgent, and a special session could be a crucial step towards meeting Connecticut’s […]

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PRESS RELEASE: CT Confirms Climate Laggard Legacy in 2024 Session

Connecticut failed its residents on climate change legislation Hartford, CT—In the last few hours of Connecticut’s legislative session, lawmakers failed to keep their promise of passing climate legislation, setting the state even further behind on its commitments and ignoring the majority of Connecticut voters who, according to data compiled by the Yale Program on Climate […]

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Climate Bill HB 5004 Passes the Connecticut State House

Hartford, CT—This evening, in response to mounting support in both the legislature and the public, the Connecticut State House voted 94-56 to pass this year’s most important piece of climate legislation after four-and-a-half hours of debate. House Bill 5004, the Connecticut Climate Protection Act, updates emissions targets to be in line with the state’s long-term […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Growing Momentum for Climate Action

Coalition’s advocacy day brings together legislators and constituents Hartford, CT – In an impressive response to public demand for climate action, almost a third of Connecticut state legislators are now co-sponsoring the year’s most important climate bill. As supporters convened at the Capitol yesterday to call for action on renewable energy, energy efficiency, clean transportation, […]

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