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!
On Saturday, April 29, 2017, over 200,000 people marched in the People’s Climate March in Washington D.C. Despite sweltering heat, spirits were high during the March, which began at the Capitol and ended at the White House. Click here to see pictures from IREJN members who marched!
Saturday, April 29 is the 100th day of the Trump presidency. On that day, we will gather and march in Washington D.C. in support of climate, jobs, and justice. We will march with the following goals: Advance solutions to the climate crisis [that are] rooted in racial, social and economic justice and committed to protecting […]
Our corner of Creation, one of the smallest and most densely populated states, is on a path for permanent contamination. Current state law mandates that DEEP submit regulations for review, as early as this summer, regarding fracking waste brought to CT from other states. Thousands of spills have occurred when moving and transferring this waste. Regulations will not keep CT safe. Read more to hear what one CT couple is doing to ban fracking waste.