Sen. Will Haskell, D-Wilton, was joined by three business leaders in the parking lot of Noble gas station in Hartford to pitch the Transportation and Climate Initiative as both good for the environment and good
Radio advertisements paid for by oil giant BP America touting reduced traffic congestion in Fairfield, cleaner air in New Haven and more jobs in Hartford if Connecticut approves the Transportation Climate Initiative have hit the
In a March 11 op-ed for the Connecticut Post, Sen. Christine Cohen, D-Guilford, wrote that “All proceeds from [Transportation and Climate Initiative] will be deposited in the Special Transportation Fund lockbox to be invested in
Environmental activist organization, The Sierra Club, issued a press release in December pulling their support from the Transportation and Climate Initiative, saying the emissions goals were “too weak” and there is little evidence emission reductions
Gov. Ned Lamont’s plan for Connecticut to participate in the Transportation and Climate Initiative is scheduled for a public hearing on March 8, but some Democratic lawmakers are already expressing doubts over raising gas prices
An initiative aimed at curbing gasoline usage and fighting climate change would cost the average Connecticut family $258 per year, according to an analysis conducted by the Ceasar Rodney Institute’s Center for Energy and Environment,
The Transportation and Climate Initiative is pushing for a regional cap and trade system on gasoline distributors to fight climate change, invest in mass transit and fight for climate justice, but scientific modeling suggests the
The implementation of a Northeast regional cap and trade system for gasoline distribution took a step forward today when the Transportation and Climate Initiative released a draft memorandum of understanding with participating states, including Connecticut.