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  • Regional Coordinators Holding Social And Office Hours Online
    Regional Coordinators Holding Social And Office Hours Online
    Through April, CCL’s regional coordinators are holding virtual office hours on Zoom. Join other volunteers for the chance to build community, find support and come together to connect with others in your region. Got a question or something you’d like to discuss with the RC in your region? Check the list below for the times and Zoom link where you can drop ... more
  • Hang out with a CCL staffer
    Hang out with a CCL staffer
    In the spirit of building closer connections virtually, each Friday ( starting this week ) a different CCL staff person will get on Zoom for a brown bag lunch, tea time, coffee break, or happy hour to meet our volunteers. Participants can meet each other, get to know the staffer better, and ask questions about their area of work. Bring your own ... more
  • Northeast Regional Welcomes 220 Participants
    Northeast Regional Welcomes 220 Participants
    By Iona Lutey The CCL Northeast Region welcomed about 220 CCL volunteers and newcomers to its 2020 conference in Troy, New York, the weekend of March 6-8.  The conference combined great skill-building, terrific information and the chance to connect with fellow CCLers, with a focus on diversity and inclusion in our chapters.  The conference kicked ... more
  • CCL Launches The Far Middle
    CCL Launches The Far Middle
    By Lesley Beatty, CCL Marketing Director CCL launched the new brand campaign called the Far Middle today with our first video posted on each of our social platforms ( Facebook ,  Twitter  and  Instagram ) .  You can also find the video at  http://farmiddle.com , and on the homepage of  ccl.org .  Please take a minute to watch the video, and share CCL's ... more
  • CCLers gather for Pacific Northwest conference
    CCLers gather for Pacific Northwest conference
    By Tamara Staton, CCL Regional Coordinator for the Greater Pacific Northwest Nearly 200 participants turned out for CCL’s Pacific Northwest Regional Conference over the weekend in Vancouver, Washington. Here are some of the highlights. CCL Executive Director Mark Reynolds kicked things off Saturday morning, talking about the path ahead for ... more
  • Encouraging State-level Climate Progress
    Encouraging State-level Climate Progress
    By Jamie DeMarco , CCL State Level Carbon Pricing Coordinator Carbon pricing is seeing some encouraging movement at the state level! Here’s a peek at some recent successes and ongoing efforts: Virginia’s Clean Economy Act Virginia recently passed the Virginia Clean Economy Act through both chambers of its legislature. This bill requires 100% ... more
  • Rep. Wilson Becomes 80th Cosponsor For Energy Innovation Act
    Rep. Wilson Becomes 80th Cosponsor For Energy Innovation Act
    Florida Democrat Rep. Frederica Wilson has joined the delegation of what now totals 80 House cosponsors for the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act . Rep. Wilson is a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the Congressional Black Caucus, and she holds committee assignments Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on ... more
  • Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion To Address Climate Change
    Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion To Address Climate Change
    From CCL’s Development Team. Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and the richest person in the world, is committing $10 billion through the Bezos Earth Fund global initiative to combat the climate crisis. The Bezos Earth Fund comes after Amazon’s co-founding of the Climate Pledge that was announced in September 2019. This climate pledge aligns with the ... more
  • Post Your Snowman Protest Photo On Instagram – Win $500
    Post Your Snowman Protest Photo On Instagram – Win $500
    Snowmen stand to lose a lot from climate change. But they don’t have a voice. See this video to walk you through how to help call attention to their plight by building your own snowman protest, taking a photo, and posting it on Instagram. How to enter Build a snowman (or snowwoman, or snow animal) who is protesting climate change. Make just one snowman, or as ... more
  • Massachusetts State Senate Passes Bipartisan Carbon Pricing Legislation
    Massachusetts State Senate Passes Bipartisan Carbon Pricing Legislation
    By Jamie DeMarco The state senate of Massachusetts voted overwhelmingly on January 30 to enact an economy-wide price on carbon. Senate Bill 2477 passed 36 to 2 with strong bipartisan support. The bill also requires the state to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. This is a tremendous win for carbon pricing and shows that working ... more
  • NorCal conference breaks attendance record
    NorCal conference breaks attendance record
    There were 330 people registered for the Northern California conference over the weekend, making it the largest CCL regional conference ever held. Youth was well represented with 105 students and people under 25. Of those, 64 were high schoolers. The conference offered a special Climate Advocate Training Workshop just for young people as well as a ... more
  • Sen. Coons addresses Mid-Atlantic conference
    Sen. Coons addresses Mid-Atlantic conference
    By Sabrina Fu, Mid-Atlantic Regional Co-Coordinator The CCL Mid-Atlantic Region started its  20-20 Vision Conference  with a  keynote (video link) from Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE)   and 241 attendees at the Chase Center in Wilmington, DE. The array of speakers included Tykee James of Audubon, Mike Tidwell of the Chesapeake Climate Action ... more

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