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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2017 Conference Logistics Walkthrough (Audio)

June 9, 2017

The who, what, when, where, how and why of the 2017 CCE/CCL Conference. If you’re attending the conference, this is a must watch/listen program. Join hosts Ricky Bradley, Adeline DeYoung and Brett Cease.

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2017 Conference Logistics Walkthrough

June 9, 2017

The who, what, when, where, how and why of the 2017 CCE/CCL Conference. If you’re attending the conference, this is a must watch/listen program. Join hosts Ricky Bradley, Adeline DeYoung and Brett Cease.

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Advanced Policy Webinar with Dr. Kammen (Audio)

June 8, 2017

Professor Dan Kammen, director of the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL) at UC  presents an update on the future of international efforts to transition to a renewable energy economy. As a Science Envoy for the United State Department of State, Kammen partnered with Middle East and African nations on innovations in energy. Dr. Kammen, a member of CCL's advisory board spoke live via webcast to the inaugural Climate Policy Bootcamp attendees at American University.

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Advanced Policy Webinar with Dr. Kammen

June 8, 2017

Professor Dan Kammen, director of the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL) at UC  presents an update on the future of international efforts to transition to a renewable energy economy. As a Science Envoy for the United State Department of State, Kammen partnered with Middle East and African nations on innovations in energy. Dr. Kammen, a member of CCL's advisory board spoke live via webcast to the inaugural Climate Policy Bootcamp attendees at American University.

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How to Lead a Lobby Team

June 7, 2017

Every meeting needs a team leader who helps keep the meeting on track and ensures everyone, especially the constituents, contribute to the discussion. Join hosts Ricky Bradley and Brett Cease as they share best practices and review the roles of a meeting leader.

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