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Hall of Fame: Carbon Pricing Supporters

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The public statements and endorsements below are from nationally prominent individuals and organizations voicing their support for carbon pricing, including carbon fee and dividend and the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.
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In your lobbying, media and grasstops outreach work it can be useful to cite prominent community leaders and trusted messengers. The list below features mainly Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act endorsers (unless noted otherwise), and you can find more statements for general support for carbon pricing here in this spreadsheet. And here's a running list of the hundreds of state-, county- and municipal-elected legislators who have endorsed the Energy Innovation Act. 

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Note: For updated totals for cosponsors, supporters, and other significant Energy Innovation Act timeline events, see the Energy Innovation Act Progress Page & Timeline.

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Support from Federal Government and Governement Leaders, including:

Support from the Entertainment Industry:
  • Don Cheadle - Actor and Comedian
  • Baba Brinkman - Rapper and Playwright
  • Florentine Films - Ken Burns' Documentary Production Company
  • Joe Dante - Filmmaker of Renfield Productions
Support from Prominent Individuals: Support from authors:
  • Frances Moore Lappé- Diet for a Small Planet
  • Ross Gelbspan- Boiling Point
  • Phyllis Curott- Book of Shadows
  • Richard Louv- Our Wild Calling
  • Leslie Davenport- All the Feelings Under the Sun
  • John Odell- Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League

Support from 100 State-level Legislators, including:

  • Ben Allen - California State Senator
  • Nathaniel Trives - Former Mayor, Santa Monica, California
  • Peter Harckham - New York State Senator
  • Ghazala Hashmi PhD - Virginia State Senator

Support from 100 Cities and Counties, including:

Support from National Businesses and Associations, including:

Support from Elite Athletes, including:

Support from Chambers, including:

  • Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce
  • National City Chamber of Commerce
  • Red Hook Area Chamber of Commerce

Support from 300 Wineries and Breweries, including:

Support from Economists:

Support from Faith Leaders:

Support from Non-profits:

  • American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO
  • Trout Unlimited
More statements for general, broader support for carbon pricing
The list above features mainly Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act endorsers (unless where noted), and you can find more statements for general, broader support for carbon pricing here in this spreadsheet. 

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