The purposes of Citizens Climate Lobby are to 1) create the political will for a stable climate and 2) to empower individuals to have breakthroughs in exercising their personal and political power.

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  • Climate Change is a Threat Multiplier
    Climate Security Roundtable at American Legion discusses nexus between energy, water, food & national security Brigadier General Gerald Galloway (ret.) set the tone for the June 27 discussion, explaining that “climate...
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  • HuffPost from Mark Reynolds
    BLOG, JULY 20, 2014 A Carbon Tax That Can Rise from Australia’s Ashes By Mark Reynolds As the post-mortems arrive to determine the cause of death for Australia’s carbon tax, a...
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  • July Action: Write to Congress to support DC lobbying
    CCL volunteers had many productive meetings in Washington last month. In order to keep the momentum going and to help secure face-to-face meetings in districts during the August recess, it...
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  • Conference Report
    An amazing week at #CCL2014! By Steve Valk If there was one thing to be said about the 5th Citizens Climate Lobby International Conference, it became apparent that CCL is...
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Capitol domeWant to learn more about Citizens Climate Lobby and how you can help create the political will for climate solutions? Register for one of our weekly introductory calls.

Register For Intro Call


Aug. 2, 1 p.m. EDT, 10 a.m. PDT:
Scott Nystrom, Regional Economic Models, Inc.

Scott-Nystrom-pic-LRAs our volunteers prepare for district meetings, it’s a good time to check in with Scott Nystrom, Senior Economic Associate at REMI, to answer questions about their groundbreaking study showing that a carbon tax, done the right way, will add millions of jobs to the U.S. economy.

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Write to Congress to support DC lobbying efforts

In June, a team of 600 CCL volunteers lobbied House and Senate offices in Washington for a fee on carbon that returns revenue to households. To help demonstrate support in their states and districts for our proposal, write letters to your members of Congress. Click here for more on this action.

Video by Erica Flock

Bruce Parker: Why I support a carbon tax

Bruce Parker is a small business owner from Alexandria, VA. He’s concerned about climate change, and he joined Citizens Climate Lobby to do something about it. Bruce explains why he thinks a carbon tax is the best policy for our economy, our health, and our planet.


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