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  • ‘Free Solo’ rock climber Alex Honnold endorses
    ‘Free Solo’ rock climber Alex Honnold endorses
    Recently, rock climber Alex Honnold, who scaled Yosemite’s El Capitan in the Oscar-winning documentary “Free Solo,” publicly endorsed the Energy Innovation Act. The Outdoor Industry Action Team helped this endorsement come about. Bill Barron, who co-leads the team with Matt Tucker, says, “It is a great story of teamwork!” Here’s Bill's story of ... more
  • CCL featured in new climate book
    CCL featured in new climate book
    Earth Day marked the release of a new book, Climate Abandoned: We're on the Endangered Species List , which has a chapter devoted to Citizens' Climate Lobby. Written and edited by author and radio host Jill Cody, the book contains chapters contributed by a number of authors on a range of climate change topics -- science, economics, national security, ... more
  • More cosponsors for Energy Innovation Act
    More cosponsors for Energy Innovation Act
    Congress may be on Easter recess, but that hasn’t stopped the parade of House members who are signing up to cosponsor the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act. Four more have come on board in the last two weeks, bringing the total to 32 representatives. The newest cosponsors (shown at top from left) are Rep. Denny Heck (D-WA), Rep. Katie Porter ... more
  • CCL Danville KY launches
    CCL Danville KY launches
    CCL's five levers of political will include Chapter Organizing given the importance of organizing new groups around the country to demonstrate local support for the Energy Innovation Act.  One of CCL's newest chapters — CCL Danville —  just launched less than two weeks ago in the heart of rural Kentucky.  Group Development Coach Christine Missik and ... more
  • More than 350 volunteers attend western Washington climate conference
    More than 350 volunteers attend western Washington climate conference
    By John Sandvig, CCL Washington state co-coordinator On Saturday, April 13, CCL volunteers convened with other climate activists at the South Sound Climate Action Convention in Olympia. This year, CCL leaders in the region determined to hold conferences by states. In the case of Washington, two separate conferences were organized: this weekend’s ... more
  • Transition to New Community Complete!
    Transition to New Community Complete!
    Dear Community Users, As of this afternoon, the pages on what has become "Old Community" (the previous URL and site we used for CCL Community with “Lobby” in the URL:  community.citizensclimatelobby.org ) have begun to redirect automatically to their corresponding pages here on New Community ( community.citizensclimate.org ). Even though old ... more
  •  Oregon holds first state conference
    Oregon holds first state conference
    By Tamara Staton, Pacific Northwest Regional Coordinator This past Saturday, in Eugene, Oregon, we celebrated our first ever Oregon State CCL Conference!  While we've hosted regional conferences in our Greater Pacific Northwest region every year since 2014, this year we opted for multiple state conferences, and chose the mostly central location ... more
  • Come hear Katharine Hayhoe this June
    Come hear Katharine Hayhoe this June
    One of the reasons you don’t want to miss the Citizens’ Climate International Conference in Washington this June is the chance to hear Dr. Katharine Hayhoe in person. Considered one of the best climate change communicators in the nation,  Dr. Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist whose research focuses on understanding what climate change means for ... more
  • April is Earth Month - CCL's best opportunity for outreach
    April is Earth Month - CCL's best opportunity for outreach
    By Todd Elvins, CCL Action Coordinator April is usually our biggest month for Grassroots Outreach, and with the Energy Innovation Act in play in Congress, we have lots to talk about. Leading a presentation this month? Your audience may be especially receptive to learning about the Energy Innovation Act if they know that someone they trust likes the ... more
  • Canada’s price on pollution is here
    Canada’s price on pollution is here
    This week, Canada’s price on pollution policy has officially gone into effect. As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “It is no longer free to pollute anywhere in Canada.” CCL celebrated the moment on Facebook and Twitter . The week before, 12-year-old Zoe Keary-Matzner spoke to 20 Members of Provincial Parliament and over 40 guests at a Queen’s Park ... more
  • 2019 Southeast Regional Conference, March 30-31
    2019 Southeast Regional Conference, March 30-31
    By Don Addu, Southeast Regional Director  The Southeast Regional Conference was hosted on the beautiful Agnes Scott College Campus in Decatur, Georgia, where over 100 folks came out to support climate action. It was the first CCL conference experience for many of the folks who came, including over two dozen students from across the region. Nathaniel ... more
  • 2019 Northeast Regional Conference, March 29-31
    2019 Northeast Regional Conference, March 29-31
    By Iona Lutey, Northeast Regional Coordinator We held this year’s event in the charming small city of Troy (near Albany, NY) on the lovely campus of Russell Sage College, which generously sponsored the conference. The conference included nearly 215 people who brought really great energy and lots of enthusiasm. The Green New Deal has recently been a ... more

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