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. 

Shared solar panels on top of a multifamily apartment building.

Protect Montgomery County's Agricultural Reserve: Fix ZTA 20-01

Right now, the Montgomery County Council is poised to vote on Zoning Text Amendment 20-01, a bill to open the Agricultural Reserve to industrial solar development.

Recent Actions

Tell Governor Lamont Connecticut Doesn’t Need a Fracked Gas Power Plant!

Despite Governor Lamont’s commitment to a clean energy grid by 2040, the proposal to build a large, 650 megawatt fracked gas power plant in Killingly CT is moving forward.

Oppose the wastewater permit for Killingly fracked gas power plant

On April 27, the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced plans to give the proposed Killingly fracked gas power plant a permit to discharge up to 90,000 gallons of wastewater daily.

Bring offshore wind and onshore jobs to Maryland!

Tell the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to approve Maryland's offshore wind farms without unnecessary and harmful restrictions that could make the projects impossible to complete.

Take Action: Beach, Clean Water and Green Economy Bond

Urge your Rhode Island State Representatives to prioritize the Beach, Clean Water, and Green Economy bond when they reconvene.

Climate Change and Clean Energy Blog Posts

January 22, 2021

A huge thank you to Alexandra DySard of MOM's Organic Market who testified in support of SB304, which removes trash incineration from Maryland's recycling code, and shared their story.

RE: Support for SB0304 Maryland Recycling Act - Recyclable Materials and Resource Recovery Facilities - Alterations

January 21, 2021

Greetings, On behalf of MOM’s Organic Market I would like to urge a favorable vote on SB0304 the Maryland Recycling Act - Recyclable Materials and Resource Recovery Facilities - Alterations.

January 22, 2021

SB 304: Maryland Recycling Act - Recyclable Material and Resource Recovery Facilities - Alterations

Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

January 21, 2021

Positon: Favorable

Dear Chairman Pinsky and Members of the Committee,

Rooftop solar panel. photo: istock.com
January 22, 2021

SB330: State-Funded Construction and Major Renovations Projects - Solar Panels - Requirement

Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee

January 21, 2021

Positon: Favorable

Dear Chairman Pinsky and Members of the Committee,