Core Volunteer Training: Improving Our Communications

August 14, 2018

Led by​ CCL Effective Communication Action Lead Dave Folland, this webinar draws upon the tools and techniques of motivational interviewing and walks through best practices in how to engage in reflective listening, open-ended questions, and the art of engaging in discussions that are effective collaborations. CCL's Volunteer Education Coordinator Brett Cease also highlights key takeaways from climate communications research groups like ecoAmerica, the IPCC, and Yale Project on Climate Communications in finding common ground along with helping walk through some communications exercises for small groups.

Core Volunteer Training is created to help connect new volunteers with each other from across the world and empower them to achieve their larger goals for climate advocacy.
 

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Core Volunteer Training: Explaining the Science of Climate Change

August 14, 2018

Explaining the Science of Climate Change features Citizens' Climate Education board member and climate scientist Dr. Sandra Kirtland Turner.

The training features explanations by Dr. Kirtland Turner on the concepts behind climate change: CO2 traps heat, the concentration of CO2 is rising, and human contributions are driving this rise as well as discussing how to communicate the science behind climate change and where to find additional resources.

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August 2018 Monthly Meeting with Aimee Sison (Audio)

August 11, 2018

How do we leverage our messaging on social media? Aimee Sison, Digital Director with Climate Nexus, works to further the climate change and clean energy narrative across digital and social media platforms. She also works with partners to amplify messages in new, creative ways to online audiences.

Originally from the Philippines, Aimee’s passion for climate change is fueled by seeing her homeland suffer the negative impacts of global warming.

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August 2018 Monthly Meeting with Aimee Sison

August 11, 2018

How do we leverage our messaging on social media? Aimee Sison, Digital Director with Climate Nexus, works to further the climate change and clean energy narrative across digital and social media platforms. She also works with partners to amplify messages in new, creative ways to online audiences.

Originally from the Philippines, Aimee’s passion for climate change is fueled by seeing her homeland suffer the negative impacts of global warming.

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CCU: Working With Other Organizations & Effective Outreach with Environmental Allies

August 10, 2018

Many organizations focus on a wide variety of climate and related environmental causes. If you’re interested in working with and building connections with these groups, tonight's webinar will explore how to engage and partner with other organizations in a respectful, understanding and productive way.

Join us on Citizens' Climate University for a webinar with CCL leaders Elyce Klein, Carol Kravetz, Tom Moyer, and Stephanie Doyle and listen to ideas and examples from throughout the country of what chapters are doing to build these essential connections as well as understanding how to best interface with local groups of national green organizations.

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CCU: Working With Other Organizations & Effective Outreach with Environmental Allies (Audio)

August 10, 2018

Audio Only: Many organizations focus on a wide variety of climate and related environmental causes. If you’re interested in working with and building connections with these groups, tonight's webinar will explore how to engage and partner with other organizations in a respectful, understanding and productive way.

Join us on Citizens' Climate University for a webinar with CCL leaders Elyce Klein, Carol Kravetz, Tom Moyer, and Stephanie Doyle and listen to ideas and examples from throughout the country of what chapters are doing to build these essential connections as well as understanding how to best interface with local groups of national green organizations.

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Core Volunteer Training: Fundamentals of Congress

August 9, 2018

The Fundamentals of Congress training features Andres Jimenez, CCL's Senior Director of Government Affairs, walking through the details of the congressional policymaking process, how a bill becomes law, and research from the Congressional Management Foundation on life in Congress for both staff members and our representatives and senators.

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Citizens’ Climate University: The Power of Storytelling

August 3, 2018

Want to be more impactful as an advocate with how you share your own stories?

Join Climate Journalist Sara Peach and CCL's Marketing Director Lesley Beatty for a webinar that highlights compelling examples of personal climate advocacy stories and provides tools and recommendations for CCL supporters to improve their own storytelling, including the Yale Climate Communications Formula:

1. Something in my life or our community is changing.

2. It’s related to climate change.  

3. It matters. (Hint: people are affected.)

4. What solutions/personal actions I'm taking.

After tuning in, begin framing your own climate stories based on this sequence connecting with your audience.  What everyone brings to their own story of climate advocacy are the things that make them unique and give them power.

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Citizens’ Climate University: The Power of Storytelling (Audio)

August 3, 2018

Audio Only: Want to be more impactful as an advocate with how you share your own stories?

Join Climate Journalist Sara Peach and CCL's Marketing Director Lesley Beatty for a webinar that highlights compelling examples of personal climate advocacy stories and provides tools and recommendations for CCL supporters to improve their own storytelling, including the Yale Climate Communications Formula:

1. Something in my life or our community is changing.

2. It’s related to climate change.  

3. It matters. (Hint: people are affected.)

4. What solutions/personal actions I'm taking.

After tuning in, begin framing your own climate stories based on this sequence connecting with your audience.  What everyone brings to their own story of climate advocacy are the things that make them unique and give them power.

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Citizens’ Climate University: Dividend Delivery Study (Audio)

July 29, 2018

 

Audio Only: The following webinar represents the key findings of a study commissioned by CCL and written by Allen H. Lerman. Lerman served for 42 years as an economist with the United States Treasury Department and conducted this research to determine how a dividend return to American households could work.

Join Dr. Danny Richter, CCL's Vice President of Government Affairs in exploring the detailed how's and why's of CCL's dividend return. The webinar addresses questions about the carbon fund, distribution framework, and the dividend's taxability. It also tackles distribution challenges like handling changing eligibility and getting dividends to as many American residents as possible with maximum transparency and minimum cost.

Looking for the study? Visit CCL's main page for the full report here.

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