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April 2022

A Note From Our Chapter Chair

A Note From Our Chapter Chair

Catch up on what’s going on at Sierra Club Connecticut! Spring is in the air and we’re all excited to get outside, fighting for and enjoying the environment together. Our Chapter Chair also shares some reflections on the ocean, piquing our interest on its role in carbon sequestering and climate change.

Campaign Highlights

Campaign Highlights

Take a look at the highlights from Sierra Club Connecticut’s current campaigns and what we’ve been working on this last month. As always, thank you to all of our volunteers—we couldn’t do this without you!

We Must Rapidly Expand Solar Power in Connecticut

We Must Rapidly Expand Solar Power in Connecticut

You may be surprised, with all the talk of climate change, by how small of a percentage renewables are in the production of Connecticut’s electricity generation. Sierra Club Connecticut needs your help to push for the expansion of solar power in our state so we can get on track for 100% clean, renewable energy.

Connecticut's Transportation Pollution Problem

Connecticut's Transportation Pollution Problem

Contributing to over one-third of our state’s greenhouse gas emissions and having a significant negative impact on our air quality, we must clean up Connecticut’s transportation pollution problem! Add your voice with Sierra Club Connecticut to urge legislation to take steps towards a cleaner future.

Connecticut Needs Climate Change Education in Our Classrooms!

Connecticut Needs Climate Change Education in Our Classrooms!

Unfortunately, not all students are receiving the same climate education in Connecticut. Climate change is the most pressing issue of our time. We need our students, the engineers, politicians and problem solvers of the next generation, to be knowledgeable about the crisis facing our planet.

Chemical (Advanced) Recycling: A False, Climate Destroying, Environmentally Unjust Solution

Chemical (Advanced) Recycling: A False, Climate Destroying, Environmentally Unjust Solution

What is “Advanced” (chemical) recycling? With high greenhouse gas emissions, toxics released in the environment, and minimal production of new material, you may be wondering – is this even recycling? Stand with Sierra Club Connecticut in keeping this “Advanced Recycling” out of our state! We need clean solutions.