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CCL Training: Carbon Dividend Distribution

CCL Training: Carbon Dividend Distribution

April 19, 2019

Curious about how the policy details behind how the Energy Innovation Act's carbon dividends will get back to households?

Join CCL Research Coordinator Rick Knight for a training that will provide a detailed look at the administrative pathway for how carbon dividends can be returned that addresses key questions about the carbon fund, distribution framework, and its taxability.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
Policy Review & Background (2:15)
Distributing the Dividend (8:00)
Comparing with H.R. 763 (27:11)

Webinar slides: http://cclusa.org/dividend-distribution
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Dialing Congress Campaigns Overview- CCL Training

Dialing Congress Campaigns Overview- CCL Training

April 12, 2019

Are you interested in finding out about how other chapters have generated a steady stream of calls to Congress from their local chapter?

Join CCL Special Projects Coordinator Morgan McCue for a training that will provide an overview of how your group can also initiate a campaign to provide a low commitment action to capture many in your group's desire to communicate with Congress and help influence their support!

Skip ahead to the following sections:
How It Works (3:48)
Advice For Leaders (8:15)
Separate Video: Perspectives From The Field Interviews (https://youtu.be/zayzGVF-Dw4 )

Presentation slides: http://cclusa.org/dialing-congress
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CCL Training: CCL International Updates Around the World

CCL Training: CCL International Updates Around the World

April 5, 2019

Are you curious about what CCL chapters in Africa and Europe are doing? Wondering how CCL is represented at some of the global talks? Join ​Cathy Orlando, CCL’s International Outreach Manager for a CCL training to answer those questions!

This Citizens' Climate University session will cover what is going on around the world in ​CCL’s​ network in 2019, what other countries are doing in terms of carbon pricing and citizen engagement, and how CCL is engaging in international civil society meetings.

Skip ahead to the following sections:
Important Maps & Resources (2:35)
Canada's Policy Updates (7:18)
CCL Group Stories Around the World (15:21)
CCL's International Participation (25:55)

Training slides: http://cclusa.org/around-the-world
Training webpage: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/157
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CCL Training: How To Publish Climate Focused Opinion-Editorials (Op-Eds)

CCL Training: How To Publish Climate Focused Opinion-Editorials (Op-Eds)

April 5, 2019

Are you curious about how to improve your writing skills for climate-focused opinion-editorials?

Join ​Steve Valk, CCL’s Communications Director for a CCL training to answer those questions!

This training session covers the process for writing a new op-ed, how to successfully submit it, as well as the editorial process.

Skip ahead to the following sections:
The Writing Process (3:10)
Submitting Your Op-Ed & What To Do If Published (11:52)
The Exended Metaphor (16:20)
The Personal Narrative (19:37)
The Local Angle (23:11)
Recurring Events & Holidays (26:23)

Training slides: http://cclusa.org/ccu-op-eds
Training webpage: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/113
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CCL Training: Recent Research on Local Climate Change Impacts

CCL Training: Recent Research on Local Climate Change Impacts

April 5, 2019

Are you interested in finding out more about what recent climate change research is finding out behind specific local impacts?

Join CCL Science Policy Network Leader Dana Nuccitelli for a training that provides an overview of the findings from the recent 4th National Climate Assessment Report and related research in what to anticipate in terms of impacts to sea level rise, flooding, wildfire, heat waves, drought, snowpack, ice, and biodiversity loss as well as how to frame these local impacts in your own communications.

Skip ahead to the following sections:
4th National Climate Assessment Report Background (2:39)
The Southeast: Sea Level Rise & Hurricanes (7:26)
The Midwest & Great Plains: Flooding & Heat Waves (14:51)
The Southwest: Wildfires & Drought (19:24)
Alaska: Arctic Ice Loss (31:49)
The Northwest: Shrinking Snowpack (33:09)
The Northeast: Biodiversity (35:56)
Communicating Impacts: Tools To Help Make it Local (39:04)

Training slides: cclusa.org/local-impacts-training
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CCU: Exploring Carbon Fees & Clean Air Act Regulations

CCU: Exploring Carbon Fees & Clean Air Act Regulations

March 15, 2019

Join Dr. Ross Astoria, CCL Board Chairman and Chair of Politics, Philosophy, and Law Department at University of Wisconsin at Parkside for a webinar exploring the important history of the Clean Air Act and how key EPA regulations would interact with federal carbon pricing like the Energy Innovation Act.

Webinar slides: http://cclusa.org/clean-air-regs

Skip ahead to the following sections:

Administrative Law Review (2:19)

Clean Air Act History & Framework (5:27)

EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations (14:07)

The Energy Innovation Act’s Pause (18:13)

Evaluation Framework For Carbon Pricing & Regulations (26:50)

Final Takeaways (39:10)

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CCU: Understanding Border Carbon Adjustments

CCU: Understanding Border Carbon Adjustments

March 8, 2019

Join Dr. Ross Astoria, CCL’s board chairman and trade law specialist for a training that provides an overview of the basics of border carbon adjustments, how they’re viewed and interpreted within international trade law.

This Citizens' Climate University training also provides updates on how the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act incorporates border carbon adjustments into its legislation as well as analyzes the practical aspects of implementation and constraints that designing an adjustment policy faces.

Skip ahead to the following sections:
Intro & Agenda (from beginning)
Context of International Trade (2:13)
History of Trade Treaties (5:59)
Interpreting Tariffs & Resolving Disputes (9:50)
Adjustment Design For Fossil Fuels & Carbon Intensive Goods (20:48)
Global Diplomacy Considerations (30:30)
Final Thoughts & Takeaways (39:20)

Tonight’s slides: http://cclusa.org/border-carbon-adjustments
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CCU: A Fresh Approach To Engaging CCL Presentations

CCU: A Fresh Approach To Engaging CCL Presentations

February 8, 2019

Are you excited to share engaging presentations about CCL and the Energy Innovation & Carbon Dividend Act?

Join CCL leader Steve Levin and Dave Cain, CCL’s Presenter & Scheduler Action Team Lead, for a fresh approach and live demonstration of orienting people to climate change and CCL, including a focus on the Energy Innovation Act with CCL’s new Introductory Presentation.

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/intro-slides

Skip ahead to the following sections:

Demo presentation begins (4:27)

Debriefing presentation (29:49)

How to Get Involved (31:39)

CCU: Taking Action Locally On the Energy Innovation Act

CCU: Taking Action Locally On the Energy Innovation Act

February 1, 2019

Join CCL’s Action Coordinator Todd Elvins and Volunteer Education Coordinator Brett Cease for a webinar highlighting the actions volunteers can take across all five levers of political will to generate support for the Energy Innovation & Carbon Dividend Act.

Todd and Brett highlight a review of the actions all volunteers can take while walking through the "2019 CCL Chapter Action Guide" to help all CCL groups provide focused and widespread support for the new carbon fee and dividend legislation in Congress!

Skip ahead to the following sections:

Individual Actions (2:10)

Chapter Activities (7:15)

Lobbying Actions (12:56)

Grasstops Engagement Actions (17:50)

Grassroots Outreach Actions (29:45)

Media Outreach Actions (37:14)

Wrap Up & Contact Information (41:44)

Link to the Presentation Slides

CCU: Making In-District Lobby Meeting Plans (Audio)

CCU: Making In-District Lobby Meeting Plans (Audio)

January 18, 2019

The Energy Innovation Act provides an exciting opportunity for your group to start making plans to meet your Congressional members in district.

Join Amy Bennett, CCL’s Director of Congressional Liaisons and Lobby Days for a webinar that will walk you through the process of planning and setting up a successful meeting with your member of Congress back home in your community this spring.

Meeting in the local district of a member of Congress increases the likelihood of a face-to-face meeting and allows more CCL volunteers to participate in lobbying. This session will cover why meeting in-district is so important, how to involve local people of influence, and demonstrate the effectiveness of this approach by sharing some of CCL's success stories.

Skip ahead to the following sections:

Why In-District? (2:23)

Starting Out (5:13)

Coordinating the Plan (12:31)

Additional Resources (18:21)

Karl Danz's Story, Liaison for Rep. Eshoo (19:12)

Mike & Robin Hoy's Story, Liaisons for Rep. Fitzpatrick (27:13)

Wrap-up (35:53)

This training's presentation slides: http://cclusa.org/in-district-ccu