Citizens’ Climate Lobby

CCL’s Reintroduction All Supporter Call: The 2021 Energy Innovation Act & Carbon Dividend Act

April 1, 2021

The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2021 has been reintroduced into the House by Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL-22) and 28 original cosponsors. Join this training by Mark Reynolds, Citizens' Climate Lobby's Executive Director, Madeleine Para, CCL's President, Dr. Danny Richter, CCL's Vice President of Government Affairs, and Lesley Beatty CCL’s Director of Marketing for an overview of the new bill, it's legislative details, action steps, and messaging recommendations. 

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(0:00) Overview
(3:01) Legislative Details
(14:29) Action Steps
(19:26) Messaging Recommendations

Helpful resources:

Use our Action Tools to write to your members of Congress: http://cclusa.org/write  

Send a postcard to President Biden about this policy: http://cclusa.org/postcard  

Write a letter to the editor about this bill: http://cclusa.org/lte  

Amplify the news on social media: http://cclusa.org/facebook  

Check out the current cosponsors of the bill here: http://energyinnovationact.org  

Learn more about how the bill works here: http://energyinnovationact.org/how-it-works/ 

The bill is a “carbon fee and dividend” approach to carbon pricing. You can learn more about that idea here: https://citizensclimatelobby.org/price-on-carbon/  

Check out Columbia University’s assessment of this legislation: https://www.energypolicy.columbia.edu/research/report/assessment-energy-innovation-and-carbon-dividend-act  

Noah Kaufman’s “Nature Climate Change” paper that Danny referenced: https://www.energypolicy.columbia.edu/research/article/near-term-net-zero-alternative-social-cost-carbon-setting-carbon-prices  

You can sign up for our text alerts here: http://cclusa.org/text  

You can join our Monthly Calling Campaign here: http://cclusa.org/mcc  

You can contribute to CCL by visiting http://cclusa.org/donate 

Tonight’s Reintroduction Presentation Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1MpKiPwHlIg71PwfpQ-c53Z59Wf9RaquerGTMVVmXf8U  

Community page on the bill: https://community.citizensclimate.org/topics/energy-innovation-act 

Comparison between the new bill and the one from last Congress: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/486 

Q&A on the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/285 

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