Next CCL meetings are on Saturday, October 4th! 

CCL meetings are generally held all across the U.S.A. and Canada on the first Saturday of each month. 

Adam BrowningEach month, a notable speaker on a topic related to climate change speaks to the CCL
meetings all across the USA and Canada by phone conference call.  The speaker for
Saturday October 4th will be Adam Browning, co-founder and Executive Director of
Vote Solar, which works at the state, federal and local level to implement programs and policies
that allow strong solar markets to grow, and pave the way for a transition to a renewable energy
economy.  On the October 4th call, Adam will share his insights from building suppport
among conservatives for clean energy policies.  Prior to Vote Solar, Adam spent eight years
with the EPA where he ran an award-winning pollution prevention program. 

You are invited to attend whichever of these Saturday October 4th CCL meetings is most convenient for you:

   * Linden Hills Park building, 43rd & Xerxes in Minneapolis
   * Plymouth Library, 15700 36th Ave. N., in Plymouth 
   * Edina Library, 5280 Grandview Square in Edina
   * in Eden Prairie, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 16515 Luther Way  

Meetings at all of the above locations start at 11:30 am on Saturday October 4th.

* The St Paul chapter will meet at Macalester College Campus Center 2nd Floor, 1600 Grand Ave in St Paul,
starting at 11:45 am.  
* For information about the Alexandria chapter meeting send an email by Friday night to jjclimatelobby@gmail.com.
*  Both the St Croix Valley chapter and the Dakota County chapter will begin their Oct. 4 meetings at 10 am. 
Dakota County chapter meeting location will be JoJo's Rise and Wine at 12501 Nicollet Ave in Burnsville.  And
the St Croix Valley chapter meeting location will be Family Means, 1875 Northwestern Ave in Stillwater. 
* The Northfield chapter will meet at 11:45 am at the Masonic Center, corner of West 2nd Street and
Linden Street South, in Northfield.  Contact CCLNorthfield@gmail.com for more information. 

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Look who's calling for a carbon tax...

* Hank Paulson, Treasury Secretary under Pres. George W. Bush from 2006 to 2009, in a commentary titled
"The Coming Climate Crash" which appeared in the New York Times on 6/21/2014.

* Four Republican ex-Administrators of the EPA

* Leading economic advisors to Presidents Nixon, Reagan, George H.W. Bush & George W. Bush, and to candidates John McCain and Mitt Romney

* An anonymous Republican Congressional staffperson

* Fox News commentator John Stossel (even tho in the same interview he says "the climate argument is absurd").

* The London School of Economics...."a uniform global price on carbon would be an ideal tool to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
sharply in a cost-effective way, based on the principle that the "polluter pays".

* And "more than two dozen of the nation's largest corporations, including five major oil companies" are building it into their plans!


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The Carbon Fee and Dividend Act 

 The science is clear - climate change is real, it's serious and it's being caused mostly by humans burning fossil fuels.  And, it's clear that if we don't take strong action ASAP to reduce fossil fuel use, climate change will have terrible impacts on the lives of our children and grand children later this century.

At Citizens Climate Lobby, we believe that our national policy on climate change should be a match for the science. Toward that end, we offer the following legislation that will achieve the critical goals needed to avert catastrophic climate change. We believe this legislation can achieve these goals while at the same time shielding Americans from the financial impact of transitioning to a clean-energy economy. Our volunteers are bringing this proposal to their members of Congress. If you would like to take our legislation to your member of Congress, please get in touch and we'll be happy to support your efforts. Write to us at
ccl@citizensclimatelobby.org.

Find out more about Citizens Climate Lobby at the national organization's website

Or see CCL Executive Director Mark Reynolds explain the Fee & Dividend proposal on the Thom Hartmann show here...

Download PDF with information about Fee and Dividend!

Did you know that many top Republican economic advisers support a carbon tax? 
See what they're saying
here!

Ask your candidates where they stand on climate change! 

A group called Vote Climate!  is appealing to voters to ask their candidates for the November elections where they stand on taking action to limit the impacts of climate change.  Check our their effort at www.vote-climate.org!

 

Most impressive is the work of Citizens Climate Lobby, a relatively new, fastgrowing, nonpartisan, nonprofit group with 60 chapters across the United States and Canada. If you want to join the fight to save the planet, to save creation for your grandchildren, there is no more effective step you could take than becoming an active member of this group."

- Dr. James Hansen, head of Goddard Institute for Space Studies, NASA

 

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