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October 2020

Chapter Chair Update

Chapter Chair Update

In her monthly letter, our Chapter Chair updates us on Sierra Club Connecticut and reflects on the challenges we face with an optimistic outlook towards our future. With elections upon us, we need to keep the faith. “The light of justice will burn on…”

Branching Out

Branching Out

The Save Remington Woods project is still in the works and currently focusing on community awareness. Find out more about what Remington Woods would mean to the Bridgeport community and how you can help support and make that happen.

Campaign Highlights

Campaign Highlights

Find out what we’ve been working on and take a look at the highlights from some of Sierra Club Connecticut’s campaigns! Thank you to all of our volunteers - we couldn’t do this without you!

Support Our Chapter

Support Our Chapter

Did you know you can donate your vehicle and support the charitable programs of Sierra Club Connecticut? We make it easy for you to donate your vehicle. Whether it's running or not, your car, truck, boat, RV, or motorcycle will support Sierra Club Connecticut, sponsored by the Sierra Club Foundation.

Sierra Club CT Supports Zero Waste Policies to Replace Trash Incineration

Sierra Club CT Supports Zero Waste Policies to Replace Trash Incineration

What to do with Connecticut’s trash has become a real dilemma, but some changes are in the future for our state’s waste. Instead of burning our trash or transporting it elsewhere, there are Zero Waste solutions that are much cleaner and more sustainable. Help us clean up Connecticut!

Poems

Poems

Nature has a way of putting us in awe and teaching us about the world and ourselves… and inspiring us to capture those feelings into art and words. Here are two poems shared by our Shoreline Group chair.

Connecticut's Energy Fragility Exposed

Connecticut's Energy Fragility Exposed

In 2020, the problems with Connecticut’s energy policy have been exposed like never before. People and the planet are suffering from energy policy that favors fossil fuels and utility dominance. Now is the time to reprioritize and ensure power in Connecticut is more sustainable, equitable and reliable.

Horseshoe Crab Conservation in New England

Horseshoe Crab Conservation in New England

Though horseshoe crabs have existed for at least 445 million years, their numbers are declining. They may seem unassuming, but play an important role in the ecology of our shores. Learn more in this op-ed from one of the student members of our chapter!

2020 Endorsements

2020 Endorsements

See the candidates endorsed by the Connecticut Chapter of the Sierra Club.