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  • Join Us for “Protect Our Kids: A Rally for Carbon Free and Healthy Schools in Bridgeport”

    May 14, 2022 The Bridgeport Carbon Free & Healthy Schools Steering Committee will formally launch its campaign at the 2022 Bridgeport School Volunteer Day. The Fairfield County Building Trades and other volunteers will work on campus improvements from 9:00 am-1:00 pm and a press event will follow at 11:00 am. The Steering Committee is composed…


  • Op-Ed: A 100% renewable energy economy would be win-win-win for Connecticut.

    Op-ed by our Executive Director Aziz Dehkan and William Herschel of Verogy: A 100% renewable energy economy would be win-win-win for Connecticut. “A study from Stanford University has put to rest some of the myths surrounding renewable energy and highlighted the benefits of a 100% clean energy power economy. The researchers reported state-specific benefits that Connecticut will reap by…


  • CRCJ 2021 Annual Report

    A reporting of CRCJ’s 2021 activities.


  • Video: “Changing the Future: An Online Discussion on How You Can Influence Policymaking in Connecticut”

    On October 12, 2021, the Roundtable held a webinar with panelists from across Connecticut who had connections to the legislative process. Together, they discussed how individuals and coalitions can rise to the challenge of getting an idea turned into a bill that the state legislature would be willing to consider and bring to the floor for a vote.


  • “Changing the Future” Webinar, Oct. 12, 2021: Read the Event’s Live Tweets

    Here’s a thread of the live tweets from our webinar series. “Changing the Future: An Online Discussion on How You Can Play a Role in Influencing the Way Laws are Made in Connecticut.” Big thanks to our panelists: Sen. Julie Kushner, Jonathan Harris, Nate Brown and Sarah Ganong. #BeTheChange


  • Labor Leads Offshore Wind Development In CT, MA, And Rhode Island

    Labor Leads Offshore Wind Development In CT, MA, And Rhode Island

    The Connecticut Roundtable On Climate And Jobs partnered with labor allies including AFL-CIO, Massachusetts Building Trades Unions, Massachusetts AFL-CIO, Connecticut State Building & Construction Trades Council, and Connecticut AFL-CIO,  to ensure offshore wind developers prioritize strong labor standards and support local workforce development by crafting a joint letter of demands to send to the developers…


  • Let’s Talk Connecticut’s Green Monster AKA The 2024 Climate Omnibus Bill

    Let’s Talk Connecticut’s Green Monster AKA The 2024 Climate Omnibus Bill

    Join the Connecticut Roundtable On Climate And Jobs alongside local representatives and elected officials on Monday, February 26, 2024, for a virtual breakfast gathering. This virtual webinar will discuss The 2024 ‘Green Monster‘ as well as the Inflation Reduction Act featuring comments from Representative Christine Palm, Congressman Joe Courtney, and more. Join the discussion with our elected officials, non-profits, and community leaders…


  • The 2024 Connecticut General Assembly Legislative Session Has Officially Commenced

    The 2024 Connecticut General Assembly Legislative Session Has Officially Commenced

    8 Ways To Get Involved This Legislative Session The Connecticut General Assembly is officially in session. This short legislative session from February 7, 2024 – May 8, 2024 means the time is now to get to know your representatives, stay tuned for swift climate action opportunities, and to show support for fair and equitable environmental…


  • Join Us for “Protect Our Kids: A Rally for Carbon Free and Healthy Schools in Bridgeport”

    May 14, 2022 The Bridgeport Carbon Free & Healthy Schools Steering Committee will formally launch its campaign at the 2022 Bridgeport School Volunteer Day. The Fairfield County Building Trades and other volunteers will work on campus improvements from 9:00 am-1:00 pm and a press event will follow at 11:00 am. The Steering Committee is composed…


  • Op-Ed: A 100% renewable energy economy would be win-win-win for Connecticut.

    Op-ed by our Executive Director Aziz Dehkan and William Herschel of Verogy: A 100% renewable energy economy would be win-win-win for Connecticut. “A study from Stanford University has put to rest some of the myths surrounding renewable energy and highlighted the benefits of a 100% clean energy power economy. The researchers reported state-specific benefits that Connecticut will reap by…


  • CRCJ 2021 Annual Report

    A reporting of CRCJ’s 2021 activities.


  • Video: “Changing the Future: An Online Discussion on How You Can Influence Policymaking in Connecticut”

    On October 12, 2021, the Roundtable held a webinar with panelists from across Connecticut who had connections to the legislative process. Together, they discussed how individuals and coalitions can rise to the challenge of getting an idea turned into a bill that the state legislature would be willing to consider and bring to the floor for a vote.


  • “Changing the Future” Webinar, Oct. 12, 2021: Read the Event’s Live Tweets

    Here’s a thread of the live tweets from our webinar series. “Changing the Future: An Online Discussion on How You Can Play a Role in Influencing the Way Laws are Made in Connecticut.” Big thanks to our panelists: Sen. Julie Kushner, Jonathan Harris, Nate Brown and Sarah Ganong. #BeTheChange


  • Labor Leads Offshore Wind Development In CT, MA, And Rhode Island

    Labor Leads Offshore Wind Development In CT, MA, And Rhode Island

    The Connecticut Roundtable On Climate And Jobs partnered with labor allies including AFL-CIO, Massachusetts Building Trades Unions, Massachusetts AFL-CIO, Connecticut State Building & Construction Trades Council, and Connecticut AFL-CIO,  to ensure offshore wind developers prioritize strong labor standards and support local workforce development by crafting a joint letter of demands to send to the developers…


  • Let’s Talk Connecticut’s Green Monster AKA The 2024 Climate Omnibus Bill

    Let’s Talk Connecticut’s Green Monster AKA The 2024 Climate Omnibus Bill

    Join the Connecticut Roundtable On Climate And Jobs alongside local representatives and elected officials on Monday, February 26, 2024, for a virtual breakfast gathering. This virtual webinar will discuss The 2024 ‘Green Monster‘ as well as the Inflation Reduction Act featuring comments from Representative Christine Palm, Congressman Joe Courtney, and more. Join the discussion with our elected officials, non-profits, and community leaders…


  • The 2024 Connecticut General Assembly Legislative Session Has Officially Commenced

    The 2024 Connecticut General Assembly Legislative Session Has Officially Commenced

    8 Ways To Get Involved This Legislative Session The Connecticut General Assembly is officially in session. This short legislative session from February 7, 2024 – May 8, 2024 means the time is now to get to know your representatives, stay tuned for swift climate action opportunities, and to show support for fair and equitable environmental…