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  • Landmark Legal Decision In Canada
    Landmark Legal Decision In Canada
    In a landmark decision on Nov. 12, a Canadian court ruled that fundamental rights can be threatened by climate change and citizens can challenge the government’s actions on climate change through legal means. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, equivalent to the U.S. Bill of Rights, asserts rights to life, liberty and security of person. The ... more
  • CCLers connect with climate voters
    CCLers connect with climate voters
    By Flannery Winchester Election Day is just two weeks from now. Many CCL volunteers are voting early and sharing snapshots of themselves with the hashtag  #ClimateVoter . We’ve loved seeing you participate in democracy in this way! Over the past few months, CCL volunteers have also been working with the  Environmental Voter Project  (EVP) to ... more
  • Registration Opens For CCL's December 2020 Conference
    Registration Opens For CCL's December 2020 Conference
    CCL's December Conference will be held Saturday, December 5th from 1:00 - 5:00 pm EDT. Find out more and register here for CCL's December 2020 Conference more
  • Upcoming Training For CCL's December Lobby Days
    Upcoming Training For CCL's December Lobby Days
    Looking to gear up for the December Lobby Days with CCL's trainings?  Check out the following training information to sign-up and attend live or view recordings heading into the fall. more
  • Youth Action Team Rolls Out 'CCE In The Classroom'
    Youth Action Team Rolls Out 'CCE In The Classroom'
    With the start of the school year, the Youth Action Team has rolled out its new "CCE in the Classroom" campaign. The campaign supports youth to bring "real live climate action" and civic engagement into middle and high school classrooms.  "CCE in the Classroom" brings a positive and powerful message to students and teachers; it focuses on climate ... more
  • Former Congressman Delaney Joins CCE Board
    Former Congressman Delaney Joins CCE Board
    WASHINGTON, D.C., SEPT. 10, 2020  — Citizens’ Climate Education is pleased to announce that former Congressman and presidential candidate  John Delaney  has joined its governing board. While he was in Congress, Delaney, who represented Maryland’s 6th District for three terms, cosponsored the  Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act . The ... more
  • Mark’s Statement On Ted Halstead’s Passing
    Mark’s Statement On Ted Halstead’s Passing
    This morning, September 8th, the Climate Leadership Council announced that their founder, Ted Halstead, died in a recent hiking accident.  Mark Reynolds, Executive Director of Citizens’ Climate Lobby, has offered these words of condolence on Twitter : “I am deeply saddened by the news of Ted Halstead’s passing. As head of the Climate Leadership ... more
  • CCL Receives 2020 Keeling Curve Prize
    CCL Receives 2020 Keeling Curve Prize
    Citizens’ Climate is excited and grateful to receive a 2020 Keeling Curve Prize in the category of Social & Cultural Pathways. Share the good news on social media:  Facebook , Twitter , or Instagram ! Share the Press Release with your local media. more
  • CCL's review of Select Committee climate report
    CCL's review of Select Committee climate report
    After a yearlong process, the majority staff of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis released its report on June 30th. The report was a substantial 547 pages long and covered many topics, including carbon pricing. CCL staffer Jerry Hinkle and CCL volunteer David Kline dug into the report and prepared the following summary, which will be helpful to CCL volunteers in interpreting the report and using its findings. It is important to note that the report represents the work of the Democrats on the committee and is not a bipartisan consensus. more
  • Growing Climate Solutions Act Moves Forward With Hearing, House Version
    Growing Climate Solutions Act Moves Forward With Hearing, House Version
    Bipartisan legislation to support climate-smart farming methods picked up significant steam in Congress recently. The Growing Climate Solutions Act was  introduced  in the Senate in early June, and last Wednesday, the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee held a  hearing  on the bill. On Friday, June 26th, an evenly bipartisan group of representatives introduced a House version of the legislation. For more information about CCL's take on the bill and to see a one-page PDF see CCL Community's Supporting Asks resource page. more
  • Summer Reading Groupings From CCL's Research Department
    Summer Reading Groupings From CCL's Research Department
    By Jerry Hinkle and Rick Knight, CCL's Research Coordinators Given Citizen' Climate University is on summer break for the week ahead and some CCL volunteers may have more time on their hands during social distancing, the CCL Research Department has put together several “curricula” of existing resources you can use to become more expert on topics ... more
  • Are You A White CCL Volunteer? Let’s Talk.
    Are You A White CCL Volunteer? Let’s Talk.
    Recommendations for important actions white CCL volunteers can take to help our organization be a welcoming, supportive place for the people of color who are already in our chapters, and the people of color we hope will join in the future. more

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