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  • Weekly Briefing: New Senate Bill Prices Carbon & Pollutants, Supports Coal Communities
    Weekly Briefing: New Senate Bill Prices Carbon & Pollutants, Supports Coal Communities
    June 16, 2021 The drumbeat to price carbon continues as Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (RI) and Brian Schatz (HI) today introduced the Save Our Future Act, comprehensive legislation that dramatically reduces emissions and protects environmental justice and coal communities. In a statement, CCL Executive Director Mark Reynolds said, “The Save Our ... more
  • Weekly Briefing: 25 Utah Republicans call for carbon pricing
    Weekly Briefing: 25 Utah Republicans call for carbon pricing
    June 9, 2021 In an op-ed published in Salt Lake City’s Deseret News, 25 Utah Republicans endorsed carbon fee and dividend as the best way to bring down the greenhouse gas emissions responsible for climate change. Nineteen of these Republicans are current members of the Utah legislature. The endorsement adds to the momentum building to include carbon ... more
  • CCL Takes Over The Hill
    CCL Takes Over The Hill
    Today only (June 9), check out the homepage of  The Hill  to catch a glimpse of our digital campaign for carbon pricing. This campaign is targeted at congressional agenda setters and influencers and is running all summer. Messages explain the benefits of a carbon price — “Carbon pricing = 50% lower emissions by 2030” and “Carbon pricing means getting ... more
  • June Monthly Actions and Online Conference
    June Monthly Actions and Online Conference
    Each month, Citizens’ Climate Lobby supporters gather locally and this month our guest speakers will all be part of CCL's "Price on Carbon" online conference. Register at https://cclusa.org/june , and we’ll send you a link with connection information a couple days before the event. You’ll need a desktop or laptop computer running a Chrome browser ... more
  • Weekly Briefing: Watch - Mark says it’s time to sprint
    Weekly Briefing: Watch - Mark says it’s time to sprint
    June 2, 2021 With less than two weeks before our June 12th virtual conference,  “The Push For a Price On Carbon,”  CCL Executive Director Mark Reynolds has a message for our volunteers: “We’ve been running a marathon for years working to get a price on carbon, and it’s at that point now where it’s sprint time.” Watch Mark’s video message to hear an update on ... more
  • Citizens’ Climate Radio Ep. 60: Climate Change And Land Rights
    Citizens’ Climate Radio Ep. 60: Climate Change And Land Rights
    Citizens’ Climate Radio is a monthly podcast hosted by CCLer Peterson Toscano. Browse all our past episode recaps  here , or listen to past episodes  here , and check out the latest episode in the post below.   As impacts of climate change affect the places where we live, conflicts and questions arise. This is what happened to Jacques Kenjio and his family ... more
  • Eliana Berlfein’s Legacy
    Eliana Berlfein’s Legacy
    By Lynate Pettengill My friend and Citizens’ Climate Lobby volunteer extraordinaire Eliana Berlfein loved to tube down Boulder Creek just as much as I do: as in, A LOT. Eliana preferred slow, gentle floats, whereas I liked a little more speed and adventure. Our last float together in August 2018 was perfect by Eliana’s standards – somewhere between ... more
  • Weekly Briefing: Join Us June 12 To Push For A Carbon Price
    Weekly Briefing: Join Us June 12 To Push For A Carbon Price
    May 26, 2021 As we make the big push to include carbon pricing in climate legislation that moves forward in this Congress, our June 12 conference is designed to help you be an effective advocate for this powerful tool, which can put us on track to reach net zero emissions by 2050. In addition to the stellar lineup of keynote speakers — Jerry Taylor, Jasmine ... more
  • CCL Submits Testimony To The Senate Finance Committee
    CCL Submits Testimony To The Senate Finance Committee
    By Sara Wanous, CCL Research Coordinator On April 27, 2021 the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on Climate Challenges: The Tax Code’s Role in Creating American Jobs, Achieving Energy Independence, and Providing Consumers with Affordable, Clean Energy . Alex Brill , Research Fellow, AEI testified in the hearing about the benefits of carbon ... more
  • Interested In Learning About Motivational Interviewing? Sign Up For Workshop!
    Interested In Learning About Motivational Interviewing? Sign Up For Workshop!
    By Vince Schutt, Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, Effective Communications Action Team Member Imagine yourself in a conversation with your member of Congress.  You start to share a bit about the science behind climate change and the response your hearing back feels no committal and avoidant.  When you hear these words it raises a bit ... more
  • Weekly Briefing: Take Action & Email Congress Today With Our Online Tool
    Weekly Briefing: Take Action & Email Congress Today With Our Online Tool
    May 19, 2021 The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (H.R. 2307) continues to gain cosponsors at an amazing pace, picking up 15 in just the past week for a total of 55. That’s nearly double the number of original cosponsors in just six weeks!  As more House members become cosponsors, congressional leadership will see that carbon pricing has wide ... more
  • Weekly Briefing: Republican Leads On New Carbon Pricing Bill
    Weekly Briefing: Republican Leads On New Carbon Pricing Bill
    May 12, 2021 Late last week, the first bipartisan carbon pricing bill of the current Congress was introduced by Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01) and Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA-24). Their bill, the MARKET CHOICE Act, would tax carbon emissions starting at $35 a ton and use the revenue to pay for infrastructure projects. The bill, first introduced by ... more

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