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  • 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
  • October Actions & Speaker - Kiera O'Brien, Students For Carbon Dividends
    October Actions & Speaker - Kiera O'Brien, Students For Carbon Dividends
    Each month, Citizens’ Climate Lobby supporters gather locally for a monthly meeting where we educate ourselves by listening to a guest speaker. In October, we will meet: Saturday, October 12th, at 1:00 pm ET / 10:00 am PT Visit your  chapter's page  to see what plans are for your local meeting and the  CCL Events page  for more log-in information. ... more
  • Community Release - October 7, 2019
    Community Release - October 7, 2019
    What's a release? Simply put, a release is a package of software updates consisting of new features and bug fixes along with new content. On CCL Community, we'll release updates every other week. New Features  New "Event Admin" block added to Group Events. This feature adds several new options for group messaging including the ability to schedule ... 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
  • CCLers at the Climate Strike
    CCLers at the Climate Strike
    Last week's global climate strikes were an exciting example of the momentum for climate action that is sweeping the U.S. and the world! As CCL's  core values  state, "We know that there is a place for protest, but our approach is to build consensus." For some CCLers and chapters, the strike was both a protest and a way to build consensus with other local ... 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
  • November Lobby Day Registration Is Open!
    November Lobby Day Registration Is Open!
    Meet with Congress in D.C. Citizens’ Climate November Lobby Day November 11th – 12th, 2019 Register for the event here . Why come to Washington, D.C. this November?  Support is growing in Congress for the Energy Innovation Act.  That’s thanks to 150,000+ CCL supporters, who repeatedly ask their members of Congress for meaningful climate action. To ... more
  • Great Lakes Regional Conference a big success
    Great Lakes Regional Conference a big success
    By John Sabin CCL’s 2019 Great Lakes Regional Conference was a huge success this past weekend! There were 186 in attendance, including 45 students (including a group from the College of Wooster shown here). The keynote address was given by Dr. Carolyn Woo, Distinguished President’s Fellow for Global Development, Purdue University, and former ... more
  • Community Release - September 23, 2019
    Community Release - September 23, 2019
    What's a release? Simply put, a release is a package of software updates consisting of new features and bug fixes along with new content. On CCL Community, we'll release updates every other week. New Features  No new features in this release. Bug Fixes No bug fixes in this release. New & Updated Content Training: Planning Your Meeting With Congress  - ... more

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