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Guest View: About the Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Guest View: About the Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change. Many leading climate scientists and economists assert that the best first-step to reduce the likelihood of catastrophic climate change from global warming is to enact Carbon Fee and Dividend legislation.

Event (5/19): Become a Citizen Climate Advocate

On the evening May 19 at 6 p.m. in MLUI’s large conference room, Lisa Del Buono will speak on behalf of the Citizens Climate Lobby about that group’s advocacy for a national “fee & dividend” on carbon emissions (also described as a ‘carbon tax’).

From TC to DC: Group Joins National Push for Carbon Tax

From TC to DC: Group Joins National Push for Carbon Tax

Maura Brennan and Elizabeth Dell co-lead what they say is the largest Michigan chapter of the Citizens Climate Lobby, a national group sharply focused on a very specific goal: Convincing Congress to enact a carbon tax on coal, oil, and natural gas and distribute the money to all American households. The market-based logic is simple: Raising fossil fuel prices will push the country toward ever-cheaper, renewable, clean power sources such as wind, solar, and energy efficiency, cutting the greenhouse gas emissions warming our planet.

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