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Policy Details and Messaging Practice For the Energy Innovation Act - #CCL2019 Conference

Policy Details and Messaging Practice For the Energy Innovation Act - #CCL2019 Conference

June 21, 2019

Rick Knight, CCL Research Coordinator

Lesley Beatty, CCL Director of Marketing

Our research and marketing departments have teamed up to dive into the details of the bill, and how to communicate with different audiences about it.

#CCL2019 Conference Presentations & Videos: http://cclusa.org/presentations
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CCL Training: Strategies for Success with Municipal Resolutions

CCL Training: Strategies for Success with Municipal Resolutions

June 18, 2019

Join Sandy Simon, CCL's National Resolutions Project Coordinator, for a training that outlines one of the most impactful ways we can express local political will - through obtaining resolutions in support of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act from our local municipal governing bodies.

City councils and boards of supervisors are in touch with their communities every day, are attentive to local voices, and can send strong messages on behalf of their entire citizenry. Think of local resolutions as endorsements on steroids. When a city, county or state passes one, they are sending a message to Congress on behalf of many thousands of people.

Presentation Slides:
http://cclusa.org/municipal-resolutions
CCL Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/143
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Dr. Katharine Hayhoe’s Opening Plenary - #CCL2019 Conference

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe’s Opening Plenary - #CCL2019 Conference

June 15, 2019

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist whose research focuses on understanding what climate change means for people and the places where we live. She is a professor at Texas Tech University, she hosts the PBS digital series Global Weirding, and she has been named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People and Fortune’s 50 World’s Greatest Leaders.

CCL 2019 Conference Presentations & Videos: http://cclusa.org/presentations
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Piper Christian, Keynote Address - #CCL2019 Conference

Piper Christian, Keynote Address - #CCL2019 Conference

June 15, 2019

Piper Christian is a Freshman at the University of Utah. She has volunteered for Citizens Climate Lobby since her sophomore year in high school. In 2018, Piper worked with CCL volunteers and students to pass a resolution through the Utah State Legislature which recognized the impacts of climate change and encouraged emissions reductions. She has spoken on youth panels, organized Utah’s first youth environmental summit in 2017, and gave a TEDx talk on climate change communication in 2016.

CCL 2019 Conference Presentations & Videos: http://cclusa.org/presentations
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Dr. Mustafa Santiago Ali’s Closing Plenary - #CCL2019 Conference

Dr. Mustafa Santiago Ali’s Closing Plenary - #CCL2019 Conference

June 15, 2019

A renowned thought leader, international speaker, policy maker, community liaison, trainer, and facilitator, Dr. Mustafa Santiago Ali serves as the Vice President of Environmental Justice, Climate, and Community Revitalization for the National Wildlife Federation. He is also the founder of Revitalization Strategies, a business focused on moving our most vulnerable communities from “surviving to thriving.” Before joining the National Wildlife Federation, Mustafa was the senior vice president for the Hip Hop Caucus, a national non-profit, non-partisan organization that connects the hip-hop community to the civic process to build power and create positive change. Previously, Mustafa worked at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for 24 years.

CCL 2019 Conference Presentations & Videos: http://cclusa.org/presentations
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CCL Training: Understanding Economic Support For The Energy Innovation Act

CCL Training: Understanding Economic Support For The Energy Innovation Act

June 15, 2019

Join CCL Research Coordinator Jerry Hinkle for a training that evaluates the climate and health benefits of the Energy Innovation Act and compares them to the policy costs.

Economists wholly support charging for carbon pollution, and many support returning all funds to households. Why such strong support? The recent peer-reviewed literature makes clear that the policy benefits of a revenue neutral carbon tax that refunds all money to households greatly exceeds the policy costs.

From this, supporters will better understand why economists insist a revenue neutral carbon tax is good for the economy and society.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
Economists Statement on Carbon Dividends (3:53)
Health Co-Benefits (11:54)
Climate Benefits (15:47)
Policy Costs vs. Benefits (24:19)
Webinar Q&A: https://youtu.be/4JPON1vqCcA

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/economic-impacts
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CCL June 2019 Meeting with Shi Ling Hsu

CCL June 2019 Meeting with Shi Ling Hsu

June 8, 2019

Dr. Shi-Ling Hsu is the John W. Larson professor and Associate Dean for Environmental Programs at the Florida State University College of Law. He is the author of The Case for a Carbon Tax: Getting Past our Hang-ups to Effective Climate Policy, which remains the most comprehensive general treatment and argument for carbon taxation. He teaches and writes in the areas of environmental and natural resource law, climate change, law and economics, and property. Professor Hsu holds an M.S. in ecology and a Ph.D. in agricultural and resource economics and was an EPA Star Fellow from 1996-98.

CCL Training: 2019 Conference & Lobby Day Logistics

CCL Training: 2019 Conference & Lobby Day Logistics

June 7, 2019

Join CCL National Partnerships Coordinator Taylor Krause and CCL Membership Coordinator Sara Wanous for a final walk-through of the who, what, when, where, how and why of the 2019 International Conference & Lobby Day in Washington, DC. If you’re attending for the first time​ this is ​a highly valuable webinar in preparing for what to expect with the schedule, logistics, and final details.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
Your Lobby Schedule & Pre-conference materials (2:56)
Conference Schedule (13:30)
Getting To The Hill & Capitol Area Considerations (25:28)
Meeting Minutes Plans (34:43)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/logistics
Training on CCL Community: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/272
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CCL Training: Understanding Congress Basics

CCL Training: Understanding Congress Basics

June 1, 2019

Join Taylor Krause, CCL's National Outreach & Partnership Coordinator, and Sara Wanous, CCL's Membership Coordinator for a training focuses on the details of Congress, the policymaking process, and what life is like for members of Congress and their staffers.

This webinar is also a part of CCL's Core Volunteer Training, a series specifically created to support you in becoming more active with CCL and answering any questions you might have across a wide range of topics.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
Committees & Chambers (3:27)
How A Bill Becomes Law (11:42)
What's Law Like In Congress? (20:35)
Citizen Advocacy Resources (34:10)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/cvt-congress
Training on CCL Community: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/61
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CCL Training: How To Lead A Lobby Team Training

CCL Training: How To Lead A Lobby Team Training

May 31, 2019

Are you interested in learning more about what it takes and key details to remember when leading a lobby meeting with a member of Congress or staff?

Join CCL Northeast Regional Coordinator Iona Lutey for a training that will review the role of a lobby team leader, how they assign team roles, coordinate practice times and how to handle other special situations.

Skip to the following section(s):
The Importance of Leadership (2:36)
Advance Planning (6:06)
Meeting Planning (17:40)
Transition Examples (26:53)
Other Considerations & Meeting Debrief (35:20)
Meeting Minutes (40:58)
TBD, Delivery Only, and Constituent Call-in Meetings(44:32)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/lobbylead
Training on CCL Community: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/188
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