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March 2021

Chapter Chair Update

Chapter Chair Update

This our first update from Sierra Club Connecticut’s new Chapter Chair, Susan Eastwood— a longtime activist, both inside and outside of Sierra Club. Get to know Susan, get some updates on our chapter, and see what is in store for the months ahead.

The EVs are Coming. Is Your Town Ready?

The EVs are Coming. Is Your Town Ready?

To fight climate change and air pollution, we need to clean up our transportation sector — and quickly. Learn about the infrastructure changes our towns need to make to encourage and support the transition to electric vehicles. Get your town involved!

The Big Six

The Big Six

The “Big Six” includes Africa’s most well-known and loved animal species, all of which are facing threats of extinction, some more dire than others. What does Connecticut have to do with these animals living across the ocean on a different continent? You might be surprised.

Pressure on Insurers to End Fossil Fuel Investment & Underwriting Getting Results

Pressure on Insurers to End Fossil Fuel Investment & Underwriting Getting Results

To take on climate change, we need to clean up the insurance industry. Sierra Club Connecticut is part of Insure Our Future, encouraging insurance companies to sell off fossil fuel assets, stop underwriting fossil fuels, and develop sustainable investment policies. And the pressure we are applying is making a difference!

National Sierra Club Elections are Underway - VOTE!

National Sierra Club Elections are Underway - VOTE!

A democratic Sierra Club demands grassroots participation, and the annual election of Sierra Club’s Board or Directors is now underway. Find out about Sierra Club’s process, where you can find information on candidates, and how to add your voice and vote.

Governor Lamont’s 100% Zero-Carbon

Governor Lamont’s 100% Zero-Carbon

Learn more about the 100% Zero-Carbon Bill in Connecticut — and what needs to be done to fix it. Please help us by adding your voice to ensure that our clean energy future does not include polluting fossil fuel power plants.

Campaign Highlights

Campaign Highlights

Find out what we’ve been working on and take a look at the highlights from Sierra Club Connecticut’s current 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.

Seeking Items for Fall Auction

Seeking Items for Fall Auction

We are seeking donations of items for an online auction this fall. Your donation of items like gift cards, artwork, hand-crafted items, and experiences will help us continue our mission of defending our local environment, educating a new generation of environmental advocates, promoting the best leaders for public office and connecting people with nature.