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Dr. DeJarnett explains how climate change threatens public health

Dr. DeJarnett explains how climate change threatens public health By Sara Wanous Each month, Citizens’ Climate Lobby hosts an online meeting featuring a guest speaker to educate listeners on topics related to climate change, carbon fee and dividend, and the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act. Check out recaps of past speakers here. Climate change is a large-scale threat, but […]


Citizens’ Climate Radio Ep. 66: Hospitality in a Time of Climate Change

Citizens’ Climate Radio Ep. 66: Hospitality in a Time of Climate Change Citizens’ Climate Radio is a monthly podcast hosted by CCLer Peterson Toscano. Browse all our past episode recaps here, or listen to past episodes here, and check out the latest episode in the post below.  We live in a world with stronger and more frequent extreme weather events. […]


3,700 climate advocates gather online to plan push for carbon price in 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DEC. 9, 2020 — More than 3,700 climate advocates came together for Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s virtual conference, “United We Move,” this past weekend to lay the groundwork for a lobbying push to pass carbon-pricing legislation in the new Congress. Following the conference this week, volunteers are conducting virtual meetings with hundreds of members of Congress to seek […]


Citizens’ Climate Radio Ep. 47: Eco-grief in a time of coronavirus mourning

Citizens’ Climate Radio Ep. 47: Eco-grief in a time of coronavirus mourning How are the impacts of climate change similar to what we are experiencing with the coronavirus global pandemic? Many climate advocates have long felt sadness, anger, and despair over the destructive effects of climate change and the slow response by elected officials to do anything about it. Suddenly […]


Citizens’ Climate Radio: Ep. 25: Race, pollution, and justice

Citizens’ Climate Radio: Ep. 25: Race, pollution, and justice Citizens’ Climate Radio is a monthly podcast hosted by CCL volunteer Peterson Toscano. Browse all our past episode recaps here, or listen to past episodes here, and check out the latest episode in the post below. After 10 years of reporting on race, culture, and civil rights, Brentin Mock embraced environmental […]


Citizens’ Climate Radio Ep. 23: Mental health & climate change

Citizens’ Climate Radio Ep. 23: Mental health & climate change Citizens’ Climate Radio is a monthly podcast hosted by CCL volunteer Peterson Toscano. Browse all our past episodes here, and check out the latest episode in the post below. How does climate change affect us psychologically? When faced with extreme weather effects, how is our mental health threatened? What can […]


Citizens’ Climate Radio Ep. 6: Health risks on a changing planet

Citizens’ Climate Radio Ep. 6: Health risks on a changing planet Citizens’ Climate Radio is a monthly podcast hosted by CCL volunteer Peterson Toscano. Browse all our past episodes here, and check out the latest episode in the post below. Our rapidly changing planet is already posing risks to public health. Dr. Natasha DeJarnett from the American Public Health Association […]


Louisiana during COVID: Not together, but never alone

Louisiana during COVID: Not together, but never alone By Princella Talley As a resident of Central Louisiana, I know firsthand that the fortitude to acknowledge and adapt to unforeseeable and difficult circumstances is embedded in Louisiana culture. While the Bayou State is revered for its cultural heritage and cuisine, it is also a common point of reference for climate impacts, […]


Kicking off Black History Month at CCL

Kicking off Black History Month at CCL By Berit Thorson Happy Black History Month! Throughout February, we will be highlighting the work of Black environmentalists and activists. In this blog post, you’ll meet some Black environmentalists whom you may recognize from various parts of the CCL community, and you’ll get a sneak peek into what’s next for our Black History […]


Citizens’ Climate Radio Ep. 46: Coronavirus, Climate Adaptation, and a Resilient Tomorrow 

  Citizens’ Climate Radio Ep. 46: Coronavirus, Climate Adaptation, and a Resilient Tomorrow The issue on most everyone’s mind right now is coronavirus and the illness it causes, called COVID-19. We are witnessing major changes as our society responds to the outbreak of the virus. Individuals have rapidly and radically changed their behaviors, from washing hands to self-isolating. Nations and […]


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