The UN has denounced the treatment of the Standing Rock protesters

The United Nations’ special rapporteur on the rights of freedom of association and peaceful assembly has called out security forces out west for their treatment of ¬†protesters at the Dakota Access¬†pipeline. You can read the letter here.

The future of renewable energy and CT

Check out this study, where researchers have worked out what all 50 states must do to get to renewable energy by 2050. The potential for Connecticut is huge. As this says: It sounds too good to be true. The plan does require major infrastructure overhaul and drastically changing the way we use energy, but it …