The Quinnehtukqut

September 2021

IPCC Report - It's Too Damn Hot!

IPCC Report - It's Too Damn Hot!

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report on Climate Change was just released in August. Five possible models of our future were presented, none of which were particularly encouraging. Learn about the future of climate change and take action to help change the direction we’re heading in.

Code Red for Humanity - Chapter Chair Update

Code Red for Humanity - Chapter Chair Update

Get the latest from our Chapter Chair as she reflects on one of our recent protests. Hear what Connecticut residents have to say about climate change and our state’s current use of fossil fuels. With climate change looming directly over us, immediate action from strong leaders is needed in Connecticut (and beyond).

Book Review: Finding the Mother Tree by Suzanne Simard

Book Review: Finding the Mother Tree by Suzanne Simard

Check out this book review– perhaps you’ve found your next good read. If you’re enchanted by the forest, this book may be for you. Learn more about trees, the connections in the woods, and about this professor’s journey. “Her book is a highly readable, well-woven tale of autobiography and science.”

Take Action to Make the Federal "Clean Car Standards" Stronger

Take Action to Make the Federal "Clean Car Standards" Stronger

The Sierra Club has spent years defending the federal clean car standards– and for good reason: They are our nation’s single most influential policy to slash climate pollution. Join us as we urge Biden’s EPA to finalize a rule that offers no loopholes for automakers and achieves the ambition we need to tackle the climate crisis.

Opinion: Climate Emergency Requires More from Lamont

Opinion: Climate Emergency Requires More from Lamont

Sierra Club Connecticut’s state director, Samantha Dynowski, recently wrote an op-ed in the CTPost responding to the climate change effects and devastation being felt in our state, across the country and throughout the world. Action must be taken– and that includes at the state level.

Climate Awareness Campaign Urges Gov. Lamont to Act Boldly on Climate!

Climate Awareness Campaign Urges Gov. Lamont to Act Boldly on Climate!

Sierra Club Connecticut, in partnership with Connecticut Citizen Research Group and ten other allies, have begun a Climate Awareness Campaign urging Governor Lamont to take bold administrative action to combat the climate crisis. We are aiming for thousands of grassroots messages from all over the state to reach the Governor by October.

ICYMI on Instagram

ICYMI on Instagram

Follow us on Instagram @ctsierra! In case you missed it: “Remington Woods is currently undergoing an environmental clean-up and could be preserved and protected for the enjoyment of the communities or it could become a commercial industrial complex for the benefit of corporations.”

ICYMI on Facebook

ICYMI on Facebook

Find us on Facebook @CTSierraClub! In case you missed it (ICYMI), see how our Climate Fridays on Prospect are going! “A small but fierce group gathered at the corner of Prospect and Asylum Friday morning to tell the governor in no uncertain terms to #LeadOnClimate #CTMUSTLEADONCLIMATE”

ICYMI on Twitter

ICYMI on Twitter

Follow us on Twitter @SierraClubCT! In case you missed it: “We still have a long way to go, but grateful and appreciative that CT has starting to recognize and address the issues identified in this thread with passage of SB 365 and weatherization barrier remediation @ccag”

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.