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  • Community Release - August 12, 2019
    Community Release - August 12, 2019
    What's a release? Simply put, a release is a package of software updates consisting of new features and bug fixes that are ready to deploy. On CCL Community, we'll release updates every other week. New Features Newest Members Block.  On all groups' "Members" page the "Newest Members" block on the right-side now displays the city and state of the newest ... more
  • Republican CCLer testifies to Senate
    Republican CCLer testifies to Senate
    In July 2019, a Senate climate committee invited several Republicans to a hearing to share their thoughts on climate change. One of those Republicans was CCL volunteer Nick Huey. Watch and share clips of Nick’s powerful testimony on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram . If you’d like to watch Nick’s entire statement, find it below. This may also be a useful ... more
  • Community Release - Search Improvements
    Community Release - Search Improvements
    What's a release? Simply put, a release is a package of software updates consisting of new features and bug fixes that are ready to deploy. On CCL Community, we release updates every other week, but given the importance and priority of improving search we wanted to send a special release update. Community’s Search feature has been updated! We added a ... more
  • August Actions & Speaker - Sam Daley-Harris, RESULTS & Civic Courage Founder
    August Actions & Speaker - Sam Daley-Harris, RESULTS & Civic Courage Founder
    Just how powerful and influential is grassroots advocacy? Our guest this month, Sam Daley-Harris, will share examples of organized citizen lobbying that had a major impact on national policies and priorities. Sam is the founder and CEO of  Civic Courage , a non-profit that coaches organizations to improve the effectiveness of their advocacy work. ... more
  • Community Release - July 30, 2019
    Community Release - July 30, 2019
    What's a release? Simply put, a release is a package of software updates consisting of new features and bug fixes that are ready to deploy. On CCL Community, we'll release updates every other week. New features Upcoming events added to the user dashboard. National events and action team meetings are displayed in the Upcoming Events block on each user's ... more
  • Four new carbon pricing bills
    Four new carbon pricing bills
    Our push for carbon pricing just took some new, exciting steps forward. First, Florida Republican Rep. Francis Rooney has introduced the bipartisan Stemming Warming and Augmenting Pay (SWAP) Act with cosponsor Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL) (pictured). Together, these two representatives have also introduced the Raise Wages, Cut Carbon Act. ... more
  • Citizens’ Climate Radio Ep. 38: Lew Blaustein and the green sports movement
    Citizens’ Climate Radio Ep. 38: Lew Blaustein and the green sports movement
    Citizens’ Climate Radio is a monthly podcast hosted by CCL volunteer Peterson Toscano. Browse all our past episode recaps  here , or listen to past episodes  here , and check out the latest episode in the post below.  Lew Blaustein, editor of  Green Sports Blog , is very concerned about climate change. A sports nut since childhood, Lew began a career in ... more
  • Fee & dividend comes up in Ireland
    Fee & dividend comes up in Ireland
    In 2016 Ireland established a Citizens Assembly consisting of 100 citizens chosen at random. This group met over 12 weekends to be informed by experts and to consider five questions, one of which was, "How can the State can make Ireland a leader in tackling climate change?" The assembly concluded in April 2018, and 80% of the members said they would be ... more
  • Climate measures adopted in Defense bill
    Climate measures adopted in Defense bill
    Last week, the House Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 2500).  During floor deliberations of the bill, several amendments that improve climate consideration and resiliency efforts within the Department of Defense (DOD) were submitted. CCL circulated a vote recommendation asking Representatives to support ... more
  • Community Release - July 15, 2019
    Community Release - July 15, 2019
    What's a release? Simply put, a release is a package of software updates consisting of new features and bug fixes that are ready to deploy. On CCL Community, we'll release updates every other Monday. New features Send to All option when creating an email list. This is BIG . The second-most popular feature request was the following: "As a group leader, I ... more
  • New cosponsors and progress stats for the Energy Innovation Act
    New cosponsors and progress stats for the Energy Innovation Act
    Three new members of Congress have signed on to cosponsor the Energy Innovation Act: Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), and Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD). Rep. Bass is a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, one of the three committees the bill has been referred to. She’s not alone in her support—23% of Foreign Affairs ... more
  • U.S. mayors endorse carbon pricing
    U.S. mayors endorse carbon pricing
    At the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ annual meeting in Honolulu, hundreds of U.S. mayors passed a resolution in support of carbon pricing.   “Be it resolved that the United States Conference of Mayors strongly urges the United States Congress to pass legislation that imposes a price on carbon emissions,” the resolution stated. The resolution pointed ... more

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