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Young conservatives for climate action: Spokesman for CCL and RepublicEN profiled by Vice News

In this Vice News clip, Meet the Conservatives Lobbying Lawmakers to Act on Climate Change, our spokesperson Jacob Abel (who also advocates for the Citizens Climate Lobby’s Conservative Caucus) notes that Congressional GOP leaders will take climate action because they recognize that “young people want to get [climate change] addressed and they want a conservative way to […]

April 2nd

Conservative-only climate event pushes congressional Republicans for carbon price

This week, conservative voters from across America are in D.C. to build Republican support for a carbon price. Known as Conservative Climate Lobby Day, this first-of-its-kind event is hosted by Citizens’ Climate Lobby. More than 90 conservatives are attending from 30 states, including Arkansas, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming. By Citizens’ Climate […]

DC passes strong clean energy bill – including a price on carbon

After a multi-year, grassroots-led campaign, today the Washington, D.C., City Council passed the strongest climate legislation anywhere in the country. The Clean Energy D.C. Act of 2018 is a concrete, binding, and specific law that will reduce the city’s emissions 44% by 2032. By Jamie DeMarco Citizens’ Climate Lobby The new law will put a small price […]

December 19th

Global Climate Action Summit starts Weds Sept 12 in San Francisco

This year has brought with it historic climate impacts and, appropriately, historic levels of awareness about the threat of climate change. It’s against that backdrop that the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) takes place Sept. 12-14 in San Francisco. The Summit is bringing together climate change leaders from around the world and aims to catalyze climate action to stave off the […]

September 10th

Congress passes anti-carbon-tax resolution. Again. But with less support than ever before.

On July 19th, the House of Representatives passed H. Con. Res. 119, an anti-carbon tax resolution. The non-binding resolution was introduced by Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) and claimed, in part, “that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy.” By Flannery Winchester Citizens’ Climate Lobby This anti-carbon tax resolution has made appearances in Congress […]

July 20th

Citizens Climate Lobby works on ocean health

I first found out about CCL when I attended the Environmental Film Festival in Washington, D.C. with my cousin to watch the film “Blue.” The film was about the health of our oceans and issues such as marine debris, plastic pollution, unsustainable/illegal fishing methods, and species degradation. My cousin asked me to join him because […]