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CCL Training: The Transformative Power of Citizen Advocacy Training

CCL Training: The Transformative Power of Citizen Advocacy Training

May 4, 2019

Does citizen advocacy and the constituent advantage still matter in this day and age in Congress?

Join CCL's Advisory Board Member and Civic Courage Executive Director Sam Daley-Harris and CCL leaders' stories from throughout the country for a training that will demonstrate the advantages we hold as citizens in transforming our government and the policies we adopt.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
RESULTS background (Sam's Story) (5:45
Our Sense of Powerlessness (17:35)
Making A Difference (21:46)
The Role of Citizens (Destiny's Story) (29:29)
Building Relationships (Krystal's Story) (41:19
Sharing Our Stories (Grant's Story) (49:52)

Webinar slides: cclusa.org/transformative-power
This training on CCL Community: community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/48
Prepare For Lobby Day Training: community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/272
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CCL Training: Engaging Community Leaders

CCL Training: Engaging Community Leaders

April 27, 2019

Join CCL Action Coordinator Todd Elvins for a training that highlights the beginning steps to get started building support for the Energy Innovation Act from prominent local faith, business, and community leaders and elected officials who will impress your members of Congress in your own community.

Skip Ahead to the following section(s):
Endorsement Story & Five Levers Review (2:25)
Getting Endorsements (7:45)
Using the Energy Innovation Act Website (17:08)
Prioritizing Engagements (22:14)
Types of Endorsements (27:08)
Action Teams Discussed (31:30)

Resources:
Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/cvt-grasstops
Engaging Community Leaders Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/62
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CCL Training: Diversity & the Climate Movement: Bridging the Cultural Gap on Climate Change

CCL Training: Diversity & the Climate Movement: Bridging the Cultural Gap on Climate Change

April 27, 2019

Join Clara Fang, CCL's Higher Education Outreach Coordinator, as she shares findings from her PhD research on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the environmental movement.

Studies show that people of color in the United States support climate action as much if not more than Whites, but they don't seem to be translating that concern into membership in environmental organizations, many of which struggle with diversity.

In this webinar, you'll learn about the historic and cultural barriers for people of color in the environmental movement, and what CCL can do to be a more diverse and inclusive organization.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
The Challenge of Diversity (2:06)
Benefits of Diversity (5:29)
Perceptions of Climate Change (8:18)
Barriers of History and Culture (15:10)
Building A Just & Inclusive Climate Community (24:10)
What Can I Do? (29:35)
Final Resources & References (36:27)

Resources:
Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/diversity-climate
Reaching Out To Diverse Communities Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/173
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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
Training webpage: community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/52
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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)

Training on CCL Community:https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/261

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Additional Q&A available: https://youtu.be/v-hfah9OYJo

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
CCL Community training page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/132
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