Citizens’ Climate Lobby
CCL Training: Generating Media Coverage

CCL Training: Generating Media Coverage

March 4, 2022

How can we generate more news coverage? Join CCL's State and Local Media Coordinator Charlotte Ward for a training that will explore news coverage in the media (articles, press, and media awareness which mentions our organization and CCL's work earned outside of paid advertising) and reviews strategies for generating news coverage with your local chapter and the support of CCL's national communications team.

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  • (0:00) Intro & Agenda
  • (2:41) What is news coverage?
  • (4:13) How to alert media to your story
  • (8:35) How to develop a media list and pitch your story
  • (17:30) Media Examples 

Presentation Slides: https://cclusa.org/generating-media-coverage  
CCL Community Training: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/293 

CCL Training: Exploring the RISEE and FOREST Acts (CCL’s Supporting Asks)

CCL Training: Exploring the RISEE and FOREST Acts (CCL’s Supporting Asks)

February 18, 2022
Join Jamari Hartley, and Hardy Almes, CCL's Government Affairs Coordinators for a training that will review more policy details about both of the following current CCL Supporting Asks:
Reinvesting in Shoreline Economies and Ecosystems (RISEE) Act (S.2130)
(CCL Senate ask)
Fostering Overseas Rule of Law and Environmentally Sound Trade (FOREST) Act (S.2950 / H.R.5508) (CCLHouse and Senate ask)
 
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(0:00) Intro & Agenda
(1:23) The FOREST Act
(9:45) The RISEE Act
 
CCL Community Page on
Supporting Asks:
CCL Training: Growing Your Conservative Membership

CCL Training: Growing Your Conservative Membership

February 11, 2022

Ahead of CCL's March 29-30 Conservative Conference, join Conservative Outreach Director Andrew Eyerly for a training that will provide ideas and resources for all members of CCL to recruit conservatives. Regardless of your political affiliation, the ideas in the training to engage with conservatives concerned about climate change that also may be interested in joining a supportive community in Citizens’ Climate Lobby.

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(0:00) Intro & Agenda
(3:02) Background
(8:19) Who To Reach Out To
(20:28) Hosting An Event
(31:21) Having A Conversation
(39:08) Putting It All Together

Presentation Slides:  http://cclusa.org/growing-conservative-membership  
CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/364  
2022 CCL Conservative Conference: https://citizensclimatelobby.org/climate-change-conferences/conservative/ 

CCL Training: Exploring Concerns About Inflation From Climate Policies

CCL Training: Exploring Concerns About Inflation From Climate Policies

January 28, 2022

Join CCL Research Coordinator Dana Nuccitelli for a training that will review what research is out there about any inflationary impacts from climate policies like a carbon price or other provisions in the Build Back Better Act. Dana will review what resources and materials are also available for you in your own outreach.

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  • (0:00) Introduction and Agenda
  • (2:10) What is inflation and what causes it?
  • (15:26) Why It Matters
  • (20:20) The Effect of Carbon Fee & Dividend
  • (24:46) Summary & Takeaways

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/inflation-slides
CCL Community Page:  https://community.citizensclimate.org/events/item/24/9005 

CCL Training: Understanding Methane Fees

CCL Training: Understanding Methane Fees

January 21, 2022
Join CCL Research Coordinator Rick Knight for a training that will explore what methane is, where it comes from, and how it affects the climate.  The training also explores the various measures that have been enacted, other policy designs that have been proposed to control and how it fits in with CCL’s overall climate advocacy.
 

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  • (0:00) Introductions and agenda
  • (3:04) What methane is and why we should care
  • (10:15) Where methane comes from
  • (21:19) Methane policies and regulations
  • (34:16) How methane fits in our advocacy

Presentation Slides and citations: http://cclusa.org/methane-fee-slides 

CCL Community Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/events/item/24/9004 

CCL Training: Utilizing State-Level Climate Policy Impact Tools

CCL Training: Utilizing State-Level Climate Policy Impact Tools

January 14, 2022

Join CCL Research Coordinator Jerry Hinkle for a review of six different climate impact and policy tools available to CCL volunteers in the Local Impacts category of our resource directory to help you understand the impacts on the state level. Jerry will review some of the recent research available to include in your advocacy, including the Health Co-Benefits by State from Decarbonization, Household Impact Study Resource, Rural Economic Benefits of Climate Policy, and Climate Central's Tools.

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  • (0:00) Intro & Agenda
  • (4:31) PNAS: Health, Agriculture & Labor Benefits
  • (8:18) Household Impact Study
  • (10:18) Nature: Poverty Alleviation
  • (12:24) MIT: Net Climate Policy Benefits
  • (15:11) Rural Economic Benefits
  • (20:30) State Climate Policy Dashboard

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/state-level-climate-tools 

CCL Community Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/events/item/24/9003

José Aguto | Citizens’ Climate Lobby | January 2022 Monthly Meeting

José Aguto | Citizens’ Climate Lobby | January 2022 Monthly Meeting

January 8, 2022

Support from faith communities carries considerable influence with members of Congress on both sides of the aisle, 30% of whom are Catholic. This month, we'll hear from José Aguto, executive director of Catholic Climate Covenant, which helps U.S. Catholics respond to the Church's call to care for creation and care for the poor. José will talk about the Covenant's work, how to connect with Catholics on climate, and the Covenant's support for climate solutions like the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act. José worked for the Friends Committee on National Legislation before joining Catholic Climate Covenant. He served in the U.S. Army and is a graduate of Brown University and Villanova Law School. 

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(0:00) Intro & Agenda
(4:51) Jose's Presentation
(20:42) Q&A Discussion
(28:10) Legislative Update
(33:44) CCL January Actions

CCL's January Action Sheet: https://cclusa.org/actionsheet  
January Pre-Call Video: https://vimeo.com/663491023 
Catholic Climate Covenant: https://catholicclimatecovenant.org/ 
CCL's January President and Senate Action Campaign: https://cclusa.org/take-action 
We're All Part of God's Plan(et): https://godsplanet.us/ 
Laudato Si Action Platform: https://laudatosiactionplatform.org/ 
CCL's March 29 - 30, 2022 Conservative Conference: http://cclusa.org/conservativeconference 
Vatican Statement Supporting Carbon Pricing:
https://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/speeches/2019/june/documents/papa-francesco_20190614_compagnie-petrolifere.html 
CCL's Resilience Hub: https://cclusa.org/resilience 

CCL Training: Developing Your Chapter’s 2022 Action Plan

CCL Training: Developing Your Chapter’s 2022 Action Plan

January 7, 2022

Join Todd Elvins, CCL's Action Coordinator, for a training that provides a thorough action guide organized by CCL’s lever of political will that your group can use to plan and coordinate your areas of focus for the year ahead. Know that we trust that each group will do what is appropriate for its local politics and volunteer resources.

CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/384 
Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/chapter-action-slides 

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(0:00) Intro
(3:00) Planning Guide & Important Dates
(5:38) Being An Oasis In The Storm
(9:40) Educating & Activating Your Communities
(13:52) Getting Voters To Ask Candidates & Elected Officials For Climate Action
(19:26) New Years' Resolution & Social Media Action 

CCL Training: Exploring Dr. Shindell‘s New State-Level Climate Co-Benefits Tool

CCL Training: Exploring Dr. Shindell‘s New State-Level Climate Co-Benefits Tool

December 10, 2021
 
 

Join CCL Research Coordinator Dana Nucitelli for a review of a new tool from Dr. Drew Shindell's lab that helps advocates display on the state-level climate co-benefits. Dr. Shindell's research is one of the main underpinnings behind CCL's emphasis that carbon pricing also helps clean the air and saves lives  based on his recently published peer-reviewed article in PNAS: Temporal and spatial distribution of health, labor, and crop benefits of climate change mitigation in the United States.

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(0:00) Intro & Agenda
(2:07) About Dr. Shindell's Team
(5:01) Overview of the Results
(7:25) Value of a Statistical Life
(12:12) Introducing the Tool
(15:29) Explaining the Scenarios
(22:53) Choosing Your Impact

Tool: http://shindellgroup.rc.duke.edu/apps/decarb/ 
PNSA Article: https://www.pnas.org/content/118/46/e2104061118 
Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/state-climate-health-tool
CCL Community Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/425 

CCL Training: COP26 Updates and Recap

CCL Training: COP26 Updates and Recap

December 3, 2021

Join Citizens' Climate International's Global Strategy Director Joseph Robertson, Cathy Orlando, Citizens’ Climate International Program Director, Isatis Cintron, CCI Board Member and Latin American Regional Coordinator and Solemi Hernandez CCL Southeast Regional Coordinator for an update and review on all that happened at COP26 and how it connects with CCL's work. 

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(0:00) Agenda and Intro
(1:33) What is COP and Why is it important?
(7:50) COP26 Outcomes & Article 6.8
(12:20) Canada
(20:59) ACE - Action for Climate Empowerment
(36:20) People's Pavilion
(42:14) Road to COP27 and Conclusion

Presentation Slides: https://cclusa.org/cop-26-slides 
CCL Community Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/383 
Background reading:
https://www.citizensclimateintl.news/p/cci-welcomes-cop26-commitments-to 
https://www.citizensclimateintl.news/p/glasgow-outcomes-need-to-protect 

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