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 groundbreaking report from REMI shows that a carbon tax that returns revenue to households will actually add jobs to the economy


  • Op-ed in York (PA) Dispatch
    OP-ED, AUG. 26, 2014 More extremes due to climate change By Jon Clark Citizens Climate Lobby While the West Coast deals with drought, wildfires and hot weather, states east of...
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  • Op-ed in Odgen (UT) Standard-Examiner
    OP-ED, OGDEN, UTAH, AUG. 19, 2014 A fee on carbon: good for the economy and the climate By David Folland Guest Commentary Imagine receiving $45 per month directly deposited into...
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  • Op-ed in San Diego Union-Tribune
    OP-ED, AUG. 22, 2014 Major fossil fuel companies see need for climate action By John H. Reaves & Len Hering Major fossil fuel companies have spent much energy to determine...
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  • Op-ed in Winston-Salem Journal
    OP-ED, FRIDAY, AUG. 22, 2014 How to address climate change and create jobs  By Bill Blancato Guest columnist One way to answer the question of whether we should do something...
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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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August Letter to Congress: Write about EPA carbon rule

The EPA has released its draft for a new rule to limit carbon pollution from power plants. While this is an important step in the right direction, much more needs to be done to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Write to Congress in support of EPA’s new rule and ask them to support legislation to place a fee on carbon and give revenue back to households.  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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