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  • Livestream For November Lobby Day
    Livestream For November Lobby Day
    November Lobby Day is about to begin! If you would like to share the conference experience with those unable to make it to D.C., the main Regency Ballroom workshops and training sessions will be live streamed on your  CCL Community dashboard  on Monday, November 11th, from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm ET. Our panel  “Discussion with Partners Across the Advocacy ... more
  • Senate Climate Solutions Caucus members announced
    Senate Climate Solutions Caucus members announced
    WASHINGTON, D.C., NOV. 7, 2019  — The newly formed  Senate Climate Solutions Caucus  announced its membership this week. Joining the caucus co-founders Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) and Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) are:  Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) Sen. Angus King (I-ME) Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) Sen. ... more
  • Columbia University economists publish Energy Innovation Act study
    Columbia University economists publish Energy Innovation Act study
    WASHINGTON, D.C., NOV. 6, 2019  — A group of five economists from Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy has published “ An Assessment of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act .” This study offers an up-to-date, independent assessment of the Energy Innovation Act’s impacts on emissions, air pollution, and Americans’ ... more
  • Nominate CCL for a $50,000+ donation!
    Nominate CCL for a $50,000+ donation!
    Every month, CREDO Mobile’s Action Network donates a total of $150,000 to three 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) nonprofit organizations that are effectively advancing climate justice and other causes. Will you help us get a $50,000+ donation? Whether you’re a CREDO customer or not, you can nominate Citizens’ Climate Lobby for consideration as a grant ... more
  • Majority of Canadians vote for carbon pricing
    Majority of Canadians vote for carbon pricing
    On Tuesday, Canada elected a minority government that is pro-carbon pricing. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a close election yesterday against a Conservative challenger who had promised to dismantle the nation's policies on climate change. Of the popular vote, 65.6% of Canadians voted for parties that support carbon pricing. Of 338 ... more
  • Rooney won't seek re-election
    Rooney won't seek re-election
    Last weekend, Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL), co-leader of the bipartisan House Climate Solutions Caucus and avid supporter of carbon pricing legislation, announced that he would not seek re-election in 2020. All of us at Citizens' Climate Lobby are grateful for Rooney's leadership on climate and environmental issues. As a sponsor of multiple carbon ... more
  • The IMF supports a price on carbon
    The IMF supports a price on carbon
    Last week, a new study from the International Monetary Fund found that “a global tax of $75 per ton by the year 2030 could limit the planet’s warming to 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit),” the Washington Post reported . The Energy Innovation Act would exceed that price by that year. The reporters also noted a carbon price that high would ... more
  • Video: Ohio Brewer Endorses Energy Innovation Act
    Video: Ohio Brewer Endorses Energy Innovation Act
    Business Climate Leaders (BCL), a CCL Action Team, has produced a wonderful video in support of the Energy Innovation Act . The video features Andy Tveekrem, brewmaster and co-founder of Market Garden Brewery in Cleveland, OH, explaining how climate change impacts his supply chain and how and why a national price on carbon is critical to business ... more
  • Mountain West welcomed 185 to a wonderful regional conference
    Mountain West welcomed 185 to a wonderful regional conference
    By Susan Ludwig On September 28 and 29, CCL’s Mountain West region came together for a great conference on the University of Colorado campus in beautiful Boulder, Colorado. Volunteers from across the region participated in skill building workshops and welcomed speakers on agriculture, water, economics, progressive advocacy, conservative ... more
  • CCE receives grant from Rick Steves’ Europe
    CCE receives grant from Rick Steves’ Europe
    We’re thrilled to announce that CCE is receiving a $50k grant from Rick Steves’ Europe. The grant is part of their “Climate Smart Commitment.”  “By supporting these organizations with a ‘self-imposed carbon tax’ totaling $1 million, our goal is to help mitigate the carbon emissions of the 30,000 people we took on Rick Steves tours in 2019 as we work to ... more
  • CCL appeared on NPR's 1A
    CCL appeared on NPR's 1A
    On September 26, CCL's Dr. Danny Richter appeared on the NPR show 1A to discuss carbon pricing and the Energy Innovation Act.  Danny specifically speaks at 6:32 and 10:49 in the program. The show also features  Bob Perciasepe , President of The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions; Monica de Bolle , Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for ... more
  • RFF calculator compares carbon pricing bills
    RFF calculator compares carbon pricing bills
    By Jerry Hinkle Resources for the Future (RFF), a leading environmental economics think tank, just released a calculator that assesses the environmental and economic impacts of the carbon pricing legislation now before Congress, including the Energy Innovation Act. The calculator compares the carbon price, emission reductions, gross domestic ... more

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