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CITIZENS’ CLIMATE LOBBY JUNE CONFERENCE

The Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) is hosting their 2016 International Conference on June 19 to June 21, 2016 in Washington D.C. CCL is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national climate change. The conference is benefitting the non-profit Citizens’ Climate Education, which educates the public, their volunteers, the media, and members of Congress on climate change, tracks solutions, and offers people the training, tools and information necessary to lobby for issues concerning climate change. Workshops include: How to use Social Media in Your Groups, How to Communicate with Congress, Climate Advocate Training, and Generating Letters. Dr. Michael Mann, one of the most respected climate scientists in America, will be the keynote speaker. The plenary on Public Health features Dr. Jonathan Patz, Director of Global Environmental Health, University of Wisconsin.Key spokespersons include George Shultz, James Hansen, Bob Inglis, Katharine Hayhoe, Sam Daley Harris and Daniel Kammen.Speakers at the CCL Conference will focus on Carbon Tax, Global Warming, Government , Green Energy, Nonprofit Management,  Politics, Pollution, and Renewable Energy. The three full conference days will conclude with Lobby Day where conferees meet with members of Congress to talk about effective climate solutions. Last year’s Lobby Day saw more than 800 volunteers meeting with 487 congressional offices. The conference will be held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel 2500 Calvert St NW Washington, DC 20008.

Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) was founded in 2007 as an international grassroots environmental group to train and support volunteers to build relationships with their elected representatives to influence climate policy and to build bipartisan support. Their main objective is to put a price on carbon, specifically a revenue neutral carbon fee and dividend at the national level. CCL’s advisory board also include George Shultz, former Secretary of State, former US Representative Bob Inglis, actor Don Cheadle, and Sam Daley-Harris, RESULTS founder.

 

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