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Carbon pricing endorsed by all-GOP Town Board in Penfield NY (three times!)

Support for carbon pricing is making major headlines lately: the Washington Post, the Houston Chronicle, and the U.S. Congress. But equally encouraging is the steady march of support building for carbon pricing in small towns, from local businesses, and among average citizens who want to address climate change. By Sandy Simon Citizens’ Climate Lobby National Resolutions Project Coordinator […]

The reconciliation bill is full of climate benefits – CCL evaluates

Last week, climate took center stage in budget discussions in Congress. Get CCL’s take on some climate elements of the budget resolution announced this week and find out what we’re planning next. By Flannery Winchester Citizen’s Climate Lobby Here we go, folks. The moment we’ve been anticipating in 2021 — the moment where Congress assembles […]

Citizens’ Climate Radio podcast: Avoiding high conflict with better communication

Citizen’s 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. Our latest podcast episode is designed to help you improve your climate communication and outreach. Amanda Ripley, author of the new book, […]

CCL submits testimony to Senate Finance Committee about benefits of carbon pricing

On April 27, 2021 the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on “Climate Challenges: The Tax Code’s Role in Creating American Jobs, Achieving Energy Independence, and Providing Consumers with Affordable, Clean Energy.” Alex Brill, a research fellow from the American Enterprise Institute, testified in the hearing about the benefits of carbon pricing. By Sara Wanous Citizens’ Climate Lobby Here […]

The Push for a Price on Carbon conference: Coming from Citizens’ Climate Lobby this weekend

Calling on Congress An economy-wide carbon price is the single most powerful tool we have to reduce America’s carbon pollution to net zero by 2050. We’re asking Congress to enact that powerful tool this year. You’ll get updates on what’s happening in Washington, D.C., from keynote speaker Adele Morris, economist at the Brookings Institution, and […]

“The Push for a Price on Carbon”: Citizens’ Climate Lobby virtual conference coming June 9

Over the years, Citizens’ Climate Lobby conferences have presented some great keynote speakers, and the upcoming virtual conference on June 12 — “The Push for a Price on Carbon” — will be no exception. By Steve Valk Citizens’ Climate Lobby Participants will hear voices offering a wide range of perspectives on climate change and what […]

Industry gets the message: A price on carbon is good for business

“This is the moment!” That was a common refrain at last month’s Business Advocates for Carbon Pricing conference, hosted by Citizen’s Climate Lobby and the Business Climate Leaders (BCL) Action Team. The conference was a two-and-a-half-hour virtual event on April 13, which included a panel discussion, keynote remarks from a member of Congress, and sessions […]

For Earth Day, we’ve sent hundreds of postcards to the president

Today is Earth Day! At the White House’s international climate summit, which began this morning, President Biden formally pledged that America will reduce our greenhouse gas emissions 50% by 2030. By Flannery Winchester Citizens’ Climate Lobby Here at CCL, we’re thrilled to see America’s elected leaders showing such ambition to tackle climate change. A reduction of 50% […]

Young conservatives lobbied GOP Reps and Senators for carbon fee and dividend

It can be difficult to get conservatives involved in the climate conversation, although I personally don’t see why this has to be the case. As a young conservative, I’m passionate about market-based, limited-government solutions to climate change, such as carbon fee and dividend. This policy enjoys meaningful conservative support, and I am committed to empowering other […]