On Thursday, May 5 representatives from Connecticut Fund for the Environment will attend several public stakeholder meetings of the Governor’s Council on Climate Change being held throughout Connecticut. The Council is gathering public input as part of its charge to develop a strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% below 2001 levels by 2050.
“Climate change affects us all and state leadership is the key to a clean, healthy future — one filled with renewable energy and resilient neighborhoods,” said Don Strait, CFE president and member of the Council. “These gatherings will provide citizens with a forum to discuss their climate change priorities, and with an opportunity to influence Connecticut’s action plan. The Governor’s Council on Climate Change planning effort will influence state policy for decades and we need citizen voices to help ensure we are on the right path.”