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.

smoke_power_plant001_16x9CCL’s Carbon Fee and Dividend proposal has made it to the final round of MIT’s Climate CoLab contest. Cast your vote now!


  • Legislative Update, Sept. 2014
    Biggest concern with carbon pricing: What about other countries? Perhaps the biggest takeaway from a review of our 2014 conference meeting notes with MOC’s and hill staffers was the concern...
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  • Op-ed in Tennessean
    OPED, SEPT. 5, 2014 EPA rules need a carbon tax By Pam Jones For those deeply concerned about climate change, the new EPA rules limiting CO2 emissions from existing power...
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  • CCL proposal a finalist in MIT contest; cast your vote!
    Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s Carbon Fee and Dividend plan has been selected as a finalist for the MIT Climate CoLab competition on carbon pricing strategies. The proposal, called “The Little Engine...
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  • Op-ed in Portland Oregonian
    OP-ED, AUG. 31, 2014 Americans have a moral obligation to tackle climate change now By Daniela Brod Guest columnist My children’s names are Aaron and Norah. Aaron is a somewhat...
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Sept. 6: Rear Adm. Len Hering (ret.), Center for Sustainable Energy

Len HeringRear Admiral Len Hering Sr. (ret.) joins our next call to talk about the impact that climate change is having on national security. Hering is Executive Director of the Center for Sustainable Energy in San Diego. During his career in the Navy, Hering  built a team that reduced energy consumption by nearly 42%, diverted 75% of Navy waste from landfills and reduced water consumption by more than one billion gallons. He instigated wind, thermal, photovoltaic and conversion technology at all levels in Navy facilities.

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September letter to Congress:  UN Climate Summit

On September 23, world leaders will gather at the United Nations for a one-day Climate Summit, an event intended to generate momentum for the current negotiations that will lead to a global climate treaty late next year in Paris. With the summit, and events surrounding it like the People’s Climate March, being in the news, this is an opportune time to write to members of Congress to urge their leadership on climate change.  Click here for more on this action.

Q&A with Mark Reynolds at ARETODAY 2014

CCL Executive Director Mark Reynolds was interviewed during a forum at the American Renewable Energy Today conference in Aspen in early August. As always, Mark was delightful, informative and inspiring. His Q&A begins at 21:45 in the video.


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