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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Growing a Green Energy Economy and Jobs For All

New Jersey Governor Murphy has set forth an ambitious 100% renewable energy by 2050 agenda including an offshore wind program that is on track to make New Jersey a nationwide leader in its development.

Recent Actions

Don't Let the Trump administration take your voice away!

This summer the Trump administration unveiled a proposal to make it easier – a lot easier – to

Take Action: Fossil Fuel Moratorium

Sign the petition urging Governor Murphy to enact a moratorium on all fossil fuel infrastructure projects in New Jersey.

Let's Not Choose Between Clean Energy and Forests

Georgetown University is currently proposing to cut down 249 acres of Southern Maryland’s largest forest to build a large-scale solar facility.

Climate Change and Clean Energy Blog Posts

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June 26, 2019

All Americans deserve to live in healthy environments, free from pollution and toxic waste. But people of color and low-income Americans are disproportionately affected by pollution every day. Clean Water Action was honored to attend today’s first-ever Congressional Convening on Environmental Justice to fight for Environmental Justice now.

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June 12, 2019

Last week, Clean Water Action participated in the Joint Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment Hearing at the State House.

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May 28, 2019

In 2017, Connecticut’s General Assembly made an outrageous and short-sighted decision to  raid $145 million dollars of energy efficiency and clean energy funds and sweep them into the state’s general fund to help plug a fiscal crisis.