The latest law regarding the monthly fixed charge on electric bills narrowly limits what can be included in that bill. United Illuminating is testing this law with a new rate case to keep the charge at its current rate. Our experts are saying the the new law will result in a decrease of 56% in the monthly fixed charge – from $17.25 to $7.63! Find out what you can do to make sure the Public Utility Regulatory Authority applies the law when they consider UI’s case.
We all know that a major source of greenhouse gas emissions comes from personal transportation, so don’t miss out on the awesomeness of electric vehicles. From Sept 10 – 18, you can participate in National Drive Electric Week, which will showcase and celebrate electric vehicles. Read more to find out specific dates and locations in Connecticut!
Gina Fiorile, student climate activist, has achieved so much in her first 20 years that you will legitimately sit around wondering what it is, exactly, that you do all day. Lucky for us, she will be our keynote speaker at the Climate Stewardship Summit. Please read on to be inspired.
The 4th Annual Climate Stewardship Summit will be Sunday, November 13 from 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM at Central Connecticut State University. For more information on how to sponsor the Climate Stewardship Summit, please read here.
The efforst to halt the Spectra AIM pipeline were bolstered this week when both New York Senators, Senator Schumer and Senator Gillibrand, called for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to halt construction of the pipeline. Please call CT Senator Murphy and Senator Blumenthal and urge them to join Senators Schumer and Gillibrand.
The Governor’s Council on Climate Change (GC3) will hold a second round of stakeholder events on Tuesday, July 26th, 5:30pm-7:30pm (refreshments available at 5:00pm). RSVP at bit.ly/GC3-July26. The primary/central location will be in Hartford, with 9 satellite locations across the state (from Goshen to Groton and from Norwalk to Killingly). Participants at the satellite locations […]
We are excited to announce a faith-based effort to promote residential solar through the Solarize program. The Unitarian Societies of Bridgeport, Hartford, and Manchester are working together to launch a Faith-based Solarize program this fall. Please read this article for more information on how your house of worship can participate!
The Trans Pacific Partnership is a dangerous trade agreement that will allow companies to sue governments if labor and environmental regulations stand in their way. It has been negotiated in secret and is described as “the biggest corporate power grab in history.” The CT UCC is hosting three informational sessions on the TPP
Please consider supporting an effort create the first ever national monument in the Atlantic Ocean, which would include Cashes Ledge off the coast of Maine and New England Coral Canyons and Seamounts Area off the coast of Cape Cod. Please bring this letter (attached) to your religious leader to sign!
After a successful round of GC3 stakeholder events, the CT Roundtable on Climate & Jobs will host its springtime gathering on June 7 at 7:00 PM in North Haven.