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. 

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Air Quality

Transportation emissions lead to poor indoor and outdoor air quality, disproportionately affecting low-income and BIPOC neighborhoods, and especially impacting children at home and school every day.

Recent Actions

Take Action: NJ's Green Amendment

New Jersey legislators have proposed a constitutional Green Amendment that will recognize and protect the rights of all the people of the state, including future generations, to pure water, clean air, a stable climate and healthy environments.

Support the popular Clean Energy Equity Act!

Email Speaker Craig Coughlin and your Assemblymembers now. Urge them to stand with the 76% of New Jerseyans who are ready for a clean energy economy. 

Tell Your Legislators: Don’t Rollback Oil and Gas Protections to the 80’s!

They’re at it again. The state legislature is bringing back failed legislation (HB 1144) that would rollback protections for shallow oil and gas drilling to 1980’s standards.

Climate Change and Clean Energy Blog Posts

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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.

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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.

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August 16, 2022

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