The IPCC Special Report on 1.5 Degrees & CCL

November 20, 2018

CCL's Research Coordinator Rick Knight reviews the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report “Global Warming of 1.5°C.” (or SR1.5).

In the presentation Rick reviews three main questions:

Why was this report written?

What does it tell us that’s new? 

How does it inform CCL’s work?

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CCL 2018: Covering Climate Change in the Current Political Landscape

June 22, 2018

The election of 2016 brought new and unexpected challenges for journalists who cover climate change.

While many news outlets now devote more resources to climate change, as one reporter noted, "I spend much of my time writing obits for climate policy." New York Times reporter Lisa Friedman moderates a panel discussion among four journalists who cover climate change across a wide spectrum of media outlets -- from the Pulitzer Prize winning InsideClimate News to the conservative-leaning Washington Examiner.

Hear how the current landscape has altered the public discourse on climate change and how the media approach this topic.

Steve Valk Moderator Citizens' Climate Lobby/Citizens' Climate Education Communications Director

John Siciliano Speaker Washington Examiner Journalist

Marianne Lavelle Speaker Inside Climate News Journalist

Rebecca Leber Speaker Mother Jones Journalist

Robin Bravender Speaker E&E News Journalist

CCL 2018: Stories from the Ski Industry: How Advocacy is an Approach from All Angles

June 22, 2018

How can we as outdoor enthusiasts leverage our story to create effective change?

We will hear from four panelists to explain how they are personally impacted by climate change today, how they are engaging in citizen advocacy as a way to leverage their passion and appreciation for the outdoors, and explore what the strategies are industry wide.

Bill Barron Moderator Citizens' Climate Lobby Wild West Regional Coordinator

Simi Hamilton Speaker Team USA Cross Country Skier

Angel Collinson Speaker Professional Big Mountain skier

Ben Popp Speaker American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation Executive Director

Laura Schaffer Speaker POWDR Sustainability Director

CCL 2018: How Businesses Are Advocating for Climate Policy

June 22, 2018

Reversing climate change will require getting the economics right. Experts agree that meaningful carbon pricing policies are a foundational keystone and will encourage investors and business leaders to lead the way in innovation and transitioning to a clean energy economy.

In this session we will hear from business leaders who will describe what their companies are doing to help the planet and their bottom line.

Harold Hedelman Moderator Business Climate Leaders Director of Engagement

Brad Figel Speaker Mars Corporation Vice President of Public Affairs

Anna Pavlova Speaker Schneider Electric Vice President, Government Relations

Joseph Mendelson III Speaker Tesla Senior Counsel, Business and Policy Development

CCL 2018: Telling Better Climate Stories - Monday Breakout Session

June 21, 2018

No story is harder to tell than the one about our changing climate and what it means for each of us. Reciting the facts is not enough to move people to action. How do we break through the collective silence in creative and effective ways? How can we help people become curious about climate change? Discover how to deepen a conversation and a relationship through better storytelling.

Peterson Toscano
Citizens' Climate Radio

Elizabeth Dell
Citizens' Climate Lobby/Citizens' Climate Education
Great Lakes Regional Co-Coordinator

Tasha Reddy PhD
Citizens' Climate Lobby/Citizens' Climate Education
California State Coordinator

CCL 2018: State Level Carbon Pricing Monday Break-out Session

June 21, 2018

Will 2018 be the year when the United States enacts it's first carbon fee and dividend policy at the state level? Come and hear about the efforts on the verge of success and how you can join the growing movement to pressure congress to act through enacting state-level legislation.

Jamie DeMarco
Citizens' Climate Education/Citizens' Climate Lobby
State-Level Carbon Pricing Coordinator

Jessica Langerman
Climate X-Change, MA

Michael Green
Executive Director

Camila Thorndike
Chesapeake Climate Action Network
Carbon Pricing Coordinator

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CCL 2018: Evening Reception Rep. Ted Deutch’s Speech

June 21, 2018

Rep. Ted Deutch, co-founder of the Bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus, shares a speech at CCL's Tuesday Conference Reception thanking and encouraging volunteers to keep up their essential work.

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CCL 2018: Ted Halstead & Students for Carbon Dividends

June 21, 2018

As Chairman and CEO of the Climate Leadership Council, Ted Halstead has mobilized a surprising group of high-profile supporters behind a carbon dividends plan, including top companies, environmental NGOs, and opinion leaders from across the political spectrum. Joining Ted are two students who are expanding the movement onto college campuses: Students for Carbon Dividends (S4CD) Founder and President Alex Posner, and Harvard College Republican Club President and S4CD Vice President Kiera O’Brien. Learn how they are harnessing the energy of students to pave the way for a bipartisan climate breakthrough.

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CCL 2018: Evening Reception - Volunteer Stories

June 21, 2018

Listen to inspiring stories from first time CCL volunteers as they reflect on their experiences and how the CCL conference and lobby day impacted their view on how one relates to one's government and democracy.

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CCL 2018: Our Branding and Marketing

June 21, 2018

Join CCL's Marketing Director Lesley Beatty for a review of CCL's approach to marketing and four brand pillars.

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