Join us for a free workshop on solar financing for congregations – come learn the different methods that other congregations have used to finance solar installations.
Residents of CT continue to show their commitment to banning fracking waste – thirty-five towns have banned the toxic substance from being stored or transported in their towns. Citizens are active in fifteen more towns – please read this article to learn about upcoming meetings and votes in the beginning of January.
IREJN continues to collaborate with Food & Water Watch on banning fracking waste in CT. Congratulations to the residents of Rocky Hill, which became the thirty-third town to ban fracking waste. Click here to read about the efforts in thirteen more towns to ban this toxic, radioactive waste.
In early November, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced plans to procure offshore wind in 2018 – a significant victory for clean energy advocates!
500 years ago, Martin Luther nailed 95 Thesis to the door of the church, identifying problems within the Church and launching the Reformation. Today, on the 500th Anniversary of that act, we presented 9.5 Thesis to Governor Malloy that identify problems with our state budget that are in conflict with sacred teachings and universal moral code.
Bill McKibben will speak a Chubb Lecture entitled “Simply Too Hot: The Desperate Science and Politics of Climate” at Yale University, Woosley Hall on Tuesday, October 10 at 4:30 pm.
Despite the lack of leadership from our current administration on climate change, we can still make a powerful difference as individuals. Please sign our People’s Paris Climate Agreement and share it on social media.
Concerned citizens across CT continue to move local ordinances forward, protecting their corner of Creation, property values and public health. 20 CT towns and cities now have local laws banning toxic, radioactive fracking waste and other oil and gas drilling and extraction wastes.
Please read IREJN’s Official Response to President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord.
Our 5th Annual Climate and Creation Stewardship Summit will be Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at Spring Glen United Church in Hamden. Our focus this year in on water issues, both local and global. Please join us!