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March 2022

A Note from Our Chapter Chair

A Note from Our Chapter Chair

Get the latest update on what we’re working on at Sierra Club Connecticut and where we could use your help. Help us celebrate our 50th year as a Chapter – let’s clean up Connecticut and get plastics out of the environment, our food, and our air!

What You Can Do: Consumer- and Citizen-based Approaches to Sustainable Farming

What You Can Do: Consumer- and Citizen-based Approaches to Sustainable Farming

Our series on soil health and agricultural practices ends with an exploration of what can be done to create a sustainable model for the production of our food. What can you do as an individual? What policies do we need to change or push for at local, state, and federal levels?

Campaign Highlights March 2022

Campaign Highlights March 2022

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!

Trinity College Report Finds High Energy Burden in Hartford

Trinity College Report Finds High Energy Burden in Hartford

With the prompting from Sierra Club Connecticut’s Hartford Ready for 100, student researchers put together Energy Burden in Hartford. How are energy costs impacting our communities? What are the impacts of energy burden on individual residents? The report includes data and statistics, as well as interviews for firsthand experiences.

National Sierra Club Elections are Underway - VOTE!

National Sierra Club Elections are Underway - VOTE!

The annual election for Sierra Club’s Board of Directors is now underway! The Sierra Club is a democratically structured organization at all levels. Sierra Club requires the regular flow of views on policy and priorities from its grassroots membership in order to function well. Thank you for participating!

Legislative Update

Legislative Update

The Sierra Club is committed to defending everyone’s right to a healthy world by tackling the serious challenges of a warming climate, unprecedented levels of pollution, the waste management crisis, biodiversity loss, and the dangers of toxins. Learn more about how our chapter is taking on these challenges at the legislative level and how you can help.

Book Review

Book Review

Looking for your next good read? Check out our latest book review: Across our earth, there are places humans have simply abandoned… as a result of man-made ecological catastrophes, natural disasters, war, and economic collapse. Nature, though, has reclaimed these abandoned landscapes with shocking alacrity, sometimes against all odds, and in unexpected ways…