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Lamont, in Norwalk, talks up federal infrastructure funding to combat climate...

"This infrastructure bill gives us an opportunity to make a life-changing difference," Lamont said.

Green Bank subsidiary launches investment offering

"To grow our impact, we need investment support from everyday people," said Green Bank President and CEO Bryan Garcia.

Vassar College puts its money where the climate is

The college’s board of trustees, by a unanimous vote in mid-October, made a commitment to consider investments that support transitioning to a green economy and require that environmental, social and similar factors be considered when deciding who gets to handle the college’s funds.

Westchester County legislators declare climate emergency

The resolution cited extreme temperatures and weather events like storms and wildfires, sea level increases, ocean acidification, species extinction, impacts on food and water security and the likelihood of the crisis worsening as its reasoning for the resolution and its urgency.

Connecticut falling well short of greenhouse gas emission goals

Emissions from vehicle exhaust and building heating and cooling are actually increasing, according to the latest report from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).

Power Authority and AT&T call on each other for extreme weather...

NYPA maintains that both the energy and telecommunications sectors need to effectively and expediently recover following an extreme weather event.

New focus for environmental justice: Affordability, accountability and well-paying jobs

"We all need to be at the planning table together," said Brenda Watson of Operation Fuel.

Sustainability priorities can usher in new business opportunities, strategies

As major asset managers and influential shareholders push the issue of environmental sustainability, companies will have to move beyond rhetoric to action, which could prove to be a watershed moment for businesses and corporations on a national and local scale.

Yonkers municipal housing to receive ‘green’ upgrades

Through a collaboration among the public, private and nonprofit sectors, municipal housing properties in Yonkers will receive a “green” upgrade. In late June, Groundwork Hudson...

AG Tong calls for companies to disclose climate change-based financial risks

Tong is focused on level of greenhouse gas emissions by companies.

‘Choosing to Succeed’: Business leadership and climate change

The quickening debate about how to mitigate and adapt to climate change seldom includes the role of local governments. This is a mistake. Local...

IBM on track for net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

IBM Research will study climate-related problems related to the technology industry.

Yale report details climate change’s harsh impact on Connecticut

The American Lung Association gave all eight Connecticut counties an F grade for ozone pollution.

Connecticut sues ExxonMobil over climate change issues

Attorney General William Tong has filed a lawsuit against ExxonMobil, accusing the energy giant of violating the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act by deceiving...

Election 2020: Is climate change still a relevant issue?

"I think it is more of a base issue right now," said Rose.