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LTE Topics

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Description
Resource to help volunteers write letters to the editor (LTEs) about climate change, climate policy, and CCL's work.
Usage Instructions

A letter to the editor (LTE) is a short piece, usually 150 to 200 words, that you can send in to your local newspaper to be published. An LTE offers your own perspective or commentary on a topic. It's a good idea to have someone in your CCL chapter regularly monitor your local newspaper(s) for pieces that relate to climate change and present good opportunities to write LTEs. 

If you need some help crafting your letter, we've put together a list of suggested topics that might help: 

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Related Trainings

Check out our training materials on “Writing Effective Letters to the Editor” to learn more about writing and submitting your letters.

For questions or support, visit the "Media Relations" 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
PDF (.pdf)