Climate Change and Clean Energy

Climate change is impacting us. And it’s not good. Pollution from power plants and other sources is affecting our food, our air, and our water. It’s super-sizing things like hurricanes and droughts. If we don’t take action, it’s only going to get worse. 

Coal Ash at TVA's Kingston Fossil Plant / photo: flickr.com/appvoices (CC BY 2.0)

Coal Ash Ponds

Coal ash is the waste product generated when coal is burned for energy.

Recent Actions

Bring offshore wind and onshore jobs to Maryland!

Tell the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to approve Maryland's offshore wind farms without unnecessary and harmful restrictions that could make the projects impossible to complete.

Tell Your Legislator to Support Flood Resiliency!

Contact members of the Virginia General Assembly today and urge them to support a comprehensive suite of bills to integrate statewide flood resilience planning and implementation across the Commonwealth. 

Demand a Cleaner and More Just Transportation System for CT

Send a letter to your legislators today in order to ensure this transportation program supports cleaner air, greater decision-making power, and high-quality jobs for those who need it most.

Protect Solar Power!

The Board of the Pedernales Electric Co-op recently voted to impose new fees on customers who want to put solar panels on their homes, and also voted to pay both new and existing solar customers less money for the energy t

Climate Change and Clean Energy Blog Posts

Cars and traffic congestion - source canva
September 12, 2022

Spending billions of dollars on road expansion while mass transit remains underfunded completely misses the urgency of the climate moment we are in! We need to all work together to make sure that Governor Murphy backs up his climate talk with climate action.

photo of the hot sun and some clouds in the sky-canva image
August 26, 2022

If you want to learn more about energy efficiency and weatherization, join us at our upcoming community workshop in partnership with the Boston Green New Deal Coalition; register here.

Former Clean Water Action CT Director at a Climate Rally
August 16, 2022

On July 20th, members of the Clean Water Action community joined together to celebrate the organization’s 50th anniversary.