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Renewables on the Rise

Clean energy is sweeping across America, and is poised for further dramatic growth in the years ahead.

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Campaign launched to educate Connecticut residents about 100 percent renewable energy

Environment Connecticut Research & Policy Center is deploying dozens of door-knockers this summer in a major effort to educate Connecticut residents about the prospects for shifting to 100 percent clean, renewable energy.

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Report | Environment Connecticut Research & Policy Center

Our Health at Risk

Despite decades of progress under the Clean Air Act, Americans across the country continue to breathe unhealthy air, leading to increased risk of premature death, asthma attacks and other adverse health impacts.

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Report | Environment Connecticut Research and Policy Center

Shining Cities 2017

Solar power grew at a record-breaking pace in 2016. The United States now has 42 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy capacity, enough to power 8.3 million homes and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 52.3 million metric tons annually.1 Hundreds of thousands of Americans, especially in our cities, have invested in their own solar panels or solar projects in their communities and millions more are ready to join them.

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Doubling Down on Climate Progress

To tackle the climate crisis, we need to quickly shift away from dirty fossil fuels and towards 100 percent renewable energy. The Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states are leading the way with the best regional clean air and climate protection program in the country: the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. 

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