Communicating Oil & Gas’s Support for Carbon Pricing

August 17, 2017

Join CCL’s Team OIL leaders Liz Fisher and Bill Bray, along with Jeff Neuman, in a hands-on lesson to help you understand the fossil fuel industry, learn about its history and thought leaders, and hone your message about the support of the fossil fuel industry for carbon pricing. The workshop discusses  the support the oil industry has expressed on pricing carbon–even carbon fee and dividend–and how to leverage them as supporters and partners for carbon pricing in your outreach and endorsement work.

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Winning Over Local Elected Officials

August 11, 2017

Join CCL veterans - Sandy Simon, Peter Jarka-Sellers and Alex Amonette - and learn how to communicate and build relationships with your local elected officials. Work toward passing municipal resolutions and gaining endorsements in support of CFD from key stakeholders.

Cities, local governments, and business organizations have begun to lead the way in boldly pronouncing their support for climate action. In this week’s CCU webinar, learn how to harness this nationwide momentum and gain the support of your city council, mayor, and chamber of commerce.

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Communicating with Progressives

August 11, 2017

Join Carla Wise (CCL’s Progressive Outreach Team Lead) and Gary Rucinski (MA State Coordinator) to explore some of the theory behind the progressive worldview and key takeaways to apply in our conversations with our friends on the left. The lesson will also dive into the importance of honing our deep listening abilities, stepping back to understand more fully where others' objections, concerns, and alternative climate policy preferences might be.

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Winning Over Local Elected Officials (Audio)

August 11, 2017

Audio Only: Join CCL veterans - Sandy Simon, Peter Jarka-Sellers and Alex Amonette - and learn how to communicate and build relationships with your local elected officials. Work toward passing municipal resolutions and gaining endorsements in support of CFD from key stakeholders.

Cities, local governments, and business organizations have begun to lead the way in boldly pronouncing their support for climate action. In this week’s CCU webinar, learn how to harness this nationwide momentum and gain the support of your city council, mayor, and chamber of commerce.

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Communicating with Progressives (Audio)

August 11, 2017

Audio Only: Join Carla Wise (CCL’s Progressive Outreach Team Lead) and Gary Rucinski (MA State Coordinator) to explore some of the theory behind the progressive worldview and key takeaways to apply in our conversations with our friends on the left. The lesson will also dive into the importance of honing our deep listening abilities, stepping back to understand more fully where others' objections, concerns, and alternative climate policy preferences might be.

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Climate and Weather (Audio)

July 21, 2017

Audio Only: We've all heard that global warming can increase the frequency and severity of weather events. But how, and why, and to what extent?

Join Dr. Jennifer Francis, a world-renowned climate researcher at Rutgers University and Bob Lindmeier, the chief meteorologist at ABC affiliate WKOW in Madison, Wisconsin to learn more about how this complexity can be effectively communicated to the general public. Rick Knight, CCL's IL State Coordinator, moderates.

Dr. Francis’ presentation begins at 3:34, and Bob Lindmeier’s at 22:13, open Q&A begins at 36:00.

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Climate and Weather

July 21, 2017

We've all heard that global warming can increase the frequency and severity of weather events. But how, and why, and to what extent?

Join Dr. Jennifer Francis, a world-renowned climate researcher at Rutgers University and Bob Lindmeier, the chief meteorologist at ABC affiliate WKOW in Madison, Wisconsin to learn more about how this complexity can be effectively communicated to the general public. Rick Knight, CCL's IL State Coordinator, moderates.

Dr. Francis’ presentation begins at 3:34, and Bob Lindmeier’s at 22:13, open Q&A begins at 36:00.

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Getting Your LTEs Published (Audio)

July 14, 2017

Audio Only: Getting your group to generate letters to the editor (LTE) in your local or regional newspaper is an essential way to build on our momentum and keep generating political will back in district. It's also an effective way to reach a broad audience with our message. 

Join CCL’s Communication Director Steve Valk to get updated on recent media developments and initiatives within CCL as well as the chance to discuss tips and best practices to not only writing effective letters to the editor but also getting them published. Steve will discuss the news hierarchy, the letter to the editor formula, message protocol and etiquette. The webinar will feature some hands-on practice and conclude with what to do when your letter is published and applying the skills learned to actual news stories.

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Getting Your LTEs Published

July 14, 2017

Getting your group to generate letters to the editor (LTE) in your local or regional newspaper is an essential way to build on our momentum and keep generating political will back in district. It's also an effective way to reach a broad audience with our message.

Join CCL’s Communication Director Steve Valk to get updated on recent media developments and initiatives within CCL as well as the chance to discuss tips and best practices to not only writing effective letters to the editor but also getting them published. Steve will discuss the news hierarchy, the letter to the editor formula, message protocol and etiquette. The webinar will feature some hands-on practice and conclude with what to do when your letter is published and applying the skills learned to actual news stories. 

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CCU–Community 2.0 Tutorial Lesson

June 30, 2017

Join Ricky Bradley, CCL Web Development Director for a preview of Community 2.0. For the past several month's CCL has been rebuilding our intranet into Community 2.0, which boasts a clean design and more intuitive and consistent site-wide navigation system with improved menu functionality that directs you to the information most relevant to you. It is also fully responsive with mobile devices, making it easy to navigate on a wide range of web browsers and portable devices.

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