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10 Years of Incredible growth

10 years of incredible growth  By Flannery Winchester To achieve our mission, CCL uses several tried and true methods. We call them the levers of political will: lobbying, media, grassroots outreach, grasstops outreach, and chapter development. Through these avenues, we bring

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Citizens’ Climate Lobby on the Hill

1,000 lobbyists, 500 meetings on the Hill Once again, CCL members were ubiquitous on Capitol Hill during our lobby day, which was held on June 13. In order to ensure that volunteers who lobbied got to attend at least three

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Cracking Washington’s Gridlock to Save the Planet

David Bornstein FIXES MAY 19, 2017 One day, ideally in the not-too-distant future, when Congress finally passes major legislation to curb carbon emissions — to reduce the environmental and economic harm caused by climate change — Americans will owe a

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Climate Solutions Caucus expands to 24

(Source: CitizensClimateLobby.org) WASHINGTON, FEB. 10, 2017 – Citizens’ Climate Lobby welcomes the addition of four members to the bipartisan House Climate Solutions Caucus, bringing to 24 the number of representatives who reject partisanship in order to explore meaningful responses to

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Bipartisan bill HR 6240 aims to honor climate science, reduce emissions

Updates from Citizens’ Climate Lobby Creating the political will for a livable world In the 12/31/2016 edition: By Flannery Keck on Dec 31, 2016 06:00 am Bipartisan bill HR 6240 aims to honor climate science, reduce emissions By Flannery Keck

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Strong Alliances are Crucial to Success: Lessons learned after state carbon tax defeat

By Stephanie Doyle Washington state rejected the United States’ first carbon tax in a blur of lessons, on an election night that was shocking for both sides of the aisle. The ballot measure, which was led by grassroots organization Carbon

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 Climate Forum for 7th Congressional District Candidates

  Tues. Oct. 4th Citizens’ Climate Lobby and Cascadia Climate Action put on a Forum to hear Rep. Brady Walkinshaw and Senator Pramila Jayapal speak about Climate and the Environment. We had an excellent turnout of around 100 people at

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