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Broad Support for Pricing Carbon

Often when CCL volunteers meet with an elected official to advocate for Carbon Fee and Dividend, we are asked who else supports it.  Fortunately, we are able to respond that there is a lot of support, both for Carbon Fee and Dividend in particular, and for pricing carbon in general.  Below is a sampling of …

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CCL Volunteer Running for Office

Steven Kwasny, a 28-year-old Eastern Michigan University student, and member of the Ann Arbor chapter of CCL, recently announced his campaign for state House in the 53rd district. Kwasny believes that one of the biggest problems with government is money, and thus, campaign finance reform is a major focus of his campaign.  Kwasny says that …

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WCC Climate Summit

On March 24, the Washtenaw Community College Political Science Club sponsored a Climate Change Summit.  It began with a brief introduction to some of the key concepts of climate change, presented by club vice president, Joe Chapman.  Joe’s presentation was followed by a panel discussion.  Due to a last minute conflict, scheduled speaker Representative Adam …

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WEMU Covers Carbon Fee & Dividend

On the Wednesday, March 2 edition of WEMU’s Issues of the Environment program, host David Fair interviewed Stephen Raiman, a member of the Ann Arbor Energy Commission, to discuss CCL’s Carbon Fee and Dividend proposal.  The Energy Commission passed a resolution endorsing Carbon Fee and Dividend and has recommended that Ann Arbor City Council also support …

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February Guest Speaker

Our February guest on the national conference call is Jeffrey O’Malley, Director of the Division of Data, Research and Policy for UNICEF.  He is responsible for shaping research and evidence priorities, ensuring that evidence in turn shapes UNICEF policies and strategies. Mr. O’Malley joins our February call to discuss UNICEF’s report, Unless We Act Now, about …

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City of Ann Arbor Energy Commission endorses carbon fee and dividend proposal

On Tuesday, January 12th the City of Ann Arbor Energy Commission voted nine to one to endorse the carbon fee and dividend proposal of Citizens’ Climate Lobby! According to Commissioner Stephen Raiman, who introduced the resolution in support of CCL’s proposal, “Carbon pollution is expensive for society, and the market should reflect that. The Citizens’ …

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January Guest Speaker

Our guest speaker at our January meeting is Hahrie Han. Han is the Anton Vonk Associate Professor of Environmental Politics in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She specializes in the politics of environmental and social policy, focusing particularly on the role that civic associations play in mobilizing participation …

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December Guest Speaker

Retired Navy Rear Admiral David Titley Our guest for the December call is Dr. David Titley, a professor of practice in meteorology at Pennsylvania State University and the founding director of their Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk. He was also NOAA’s chief operating officer from 2012-2013. Before assuming these positions, he was a …

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Presentation to Adrian Dominican Sisters

On November 14, Barbara, John and Ginny gave a presentation about CCL to the Adrian Dominican Sisters, at the Weber Center in Adrian, MI The sisters were very welcoming and receptive to the presentation.  Unexpectedly, there was at least one person in the audience who disputed the premise that climate change is happening.  It made …

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