Weekly Briefing: Register For CCL’s Virtual December Conference!

Average Rating:
October 26, 2022

CCL’s December virtual conference is right around the corner, and we’re going bigger and bolder in the fight for a livable planet! 03b26bdfb6b8b0a5dacf0e6915e17b0f-huge-co

This year, CCL gave one of our biggest pushes yet for climate action, and Congress responded with the historic Inflation Reduction Act. But we’re just getting started. 

This virtual conference from Dec. 3-4 will prepare volunteers for our advocacy efforts in 2023. We’ll explore the results of the midterm election, and take a look at what that means for CCL’s policy and outreach strategies going forward. 

You’ll also get to hear from a range of speakers, including Executive Director Madeleine Para, Research Coordinator Dana Nuccitelli, Senior Director of Government Affairs Jennifer Tyler, and former U.S. Representative Carlos Curbelo (R-FL). More speakers will be announced soon, so register now and stay tuned for updates.

REGISTER NOW

In other news this week: media_lever_icon_color50X50.png

  • 2022 election toolkit and merch: Early voting has started for midterm elections, so we’re in the final stretch of pushing climate change as an election issue. Fortunately, you’ve still got time to check out CCL’s 2022 election season social media toolkit, as well as election season merchandise, right here.
  • Nationwide Voters of Color polling results: Green 2.0, a watchdog organization for inequality in the environmental sector, recently released the results of their poll on nationwide voters of color and their concerns about climate change. You can read the results of that poll here.  
  • Healthy Living Health Planet: CCL Research Coordinator Dana Nuccitelli recently appeared on an episode of Health Living Healthy Planet Radio. Dana discussed the UN’s 6th climate assessment report. Watch here.   
  • Volunteer Spotlight: Beth Malow helps people connect across political divides through her volunteer work with CCL and Braver Angels. She recently published a peer-reviewed paper about this powerful work. Read more here. 

________________________________________________________________________

Take action this week  endorsement_lever_icon_color50X50.pngebd7ee5946203fb6f74c752bd6faa672-huge-yo

If you have a little time: Like and share this meme from CCL
You might be feeling uneasy about climate change. Good thing your democratic rights as a voter can help you slam dunk on climate anxiety. Don’t be a ball hog — like and share this meme from CCL with all your friends. 

If you have more time: Ask your representative to cosponsor the GCSA
Some members of Congress have shared that there is an opportunity to get the Growing Climate Solutions Act passed before the end of the year. But they need you to make it happen. Write to your representative today and ask them to cosponsor and pass the GCSA. If they’ve already cosponsored the bill, be sure to thank them.  

Find your CCL chapter | Check out our Action Teams | Browse upcoming events
__________________________________________________________________________
Featured Lever This Week ccl_wrench_color50X50.png

6833c80216dc4c3d9e7539520504633c-huge-it

MN CCLers buy election season billboard

This month, the Fergus Falls, Minnesota, chapter of CCL put up a billboard along the interstate reminding voters that climate change is an election issue. Like and share that awesome billboard below.

SHARE THE BILLBOARD

_______________________________________________________

Upcoming Trainings speechbubblequestion_color_50X50.png

  • 10/27: Empowering Each Other in Our Climate Advocacy — This training will help you learn how to talk to support others who may be feeling anxious about their climate journey. Join us!     
  • 11/3: Diverse and Equitable Outreach and Onboarding — Join Danielle Whyte, CCL National Chapter Development Intern, for a training that reviews the foundations and building blocks for a CCL chapter culture that is healthy and inclusive. Join us!

Need training on the basics? Catch our next session of Core Volunteer Training, made for newer volunteers:

  • 11/1: Economics of Carbon Fee & Dividend Policies — Join Robert Archer for a webinar about the key components behind any carbon fee and dividend policy, including the Energy Innovation Act. Join us!      

To see other topics and past trainings, visit the Training Topics page of CCL Community

Posted by Katie Zakrzewski on Oct 26, 2022 4:54 PM America/Los_Angeles

Share this

Share:

Recent Posts

November 23, 2022 The midterms have been pivotal in forecasting the political leanings of the next Congress, and CCL is poised to make a difference no matter who is in office. One way to make sure that you’re fully prepared for climate action going into the new year is to attend CCL’s free, virtual December conference! This year’s conference, Dec. 3-4 ... more
Posted by Katie Zakrzewski on CCL Community Bulletin Nov 23, 2022 6:36 PM PST
November 16, 2022 CCL has been able to accomplish a lot in the climate realm this year, thanks to our volunteers. Your hard work, dedication, and donations helped set the stage for the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, and have made the potential passage of several more climate policies during Congress’ lame duck session a possibility. Thank you ... more
Posted by Katie Zakrzewski on CCL Community Bulletin Nov 16, 2022 2:10 PM PST
November 9, 2022 As the country awaits the results of the midterm elections, CCL stands ready to make climate a bridge issue, not a wedge issue, regardless of the political outcome.  The last few years have shown that no matter who is in Congress, CCL volunteers are capable of working across the aisle to make a difference. CCLers’ hard work set the stage ... more
Posted by Katie Zakrzewski on CCL Community Bulletin Nov 9, 2022 5:03 PM PST
Each month, Citizens’ Climate Lobby supporters gather locally for a  monthly meeting  where we educate ourselves by listening to a guest speaker. Go to your  local chapter's page  to find out more about your chapter's plans for listening in.  November's Monthly Meeting was held on Saturday, November 12th at 1:00 pm ET   and featured a ... more
Posted by Brett Cease on CCL Community Bulletin Nov 4, 2022 6:51 PM PDT