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Editorial Packets

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Resources to help volunteers educate their local newspaper about CCL's work, carbon pricing, and the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

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Usage Instructions
Many newspapers have an editorial board. The staff members on the editorial board write the newspapers' own opinion pieces (called "editorials") on various topics. These editorials can be very influential on members of Congress.

Editorial packets are a great way to educate your local newspaper's editorial board about the topics of climate change, CCL's work, and the Energy Innovation Act. Specifically, we recommend that you send the packet along with a request to meet with the editorial board. Hopefully the packet and/or your meeting will result in the newspaper writing an editorial supporting the Energy Innovation Act. (Here are some examples of great editorials from newspapers in New YorkWashington, and Florida.)  

Below, you'll find one time-sensitive editorial packet and one "evergreen" editorial packet about the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act, which you can use at any time.

Check out our training materials on "Meeting with Editorial Boards" to learn exactly how you can use these packets to request a meeting and ask your newspaper to write an editorial.

 
"Why carbon pricing?" editorial packet (English) (.docx - updated 10/21/21) 884 KB
Energy Innovation Act Media Packet Energy Innovation Act Media Packet (English) (.docx - updated 8/24/21) 866 KB
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If you have questions or need support, visit the "Working with Media" forum. CCL's Communications staff monitors the forum and will answer your questions quickly.
 
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Resource
Topics
Media Relations
Format
Handout
File Type
Word (.docx)