Making a Difference: Citizens Climate Lobby Rises to Tackle Global Climate Crisis
About Citizens Climate Lobby
Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) is a non-profit, non-partisan grassroots organization taking on the global climate crisis. Comprised of dedicated volunteers across the globe, CCL aims to create the political will necessary for effective climate solutions.
The Urgency of the Global Climate Crisis
The Earth is currently facing one of the most critical challenges in its history – the global climate crisis. The excessive release of greenhouse gases, primarily carbon dioxide, has led to a significant rise in global temperatures, resulting in extreme weather events, habitat destruction, and other detrimental consequences.
Advocacy and Political Will
Citizens Climate Lobby believes that change at the policy level is crucial in tackling the climate crisis. By fostering relationships with elected officials and lobbying for legislation that supports renewable energy, carbon pricing, and other sustainable practices, CCL works to shape public policy beneficial to the environment.
As a grassroots movement, CCL encourages ordinary citizens to become advocates for climate action. Through trainings and workshops, CCL empowers individuals with the knowledge and skills to engage in effective conversations with their elected representatives, amplifying the voices of concerned citizens.
Building Bipartisan Support
Citizens Climate Lobby recognizes the importance of collaboration across the political spectrum. By engaging with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds, CCL aims to develop bipartisan support for climate solutions, transcending political divides and creating common ground for action.
The Power of Carbon Pricing
One of the key initiatives promoted by Citizens Climate Lobby is the implementation of carbon pricing. By placing a fee on carbon emissions and returning the revenue to households, this market-based approach holds polluters accountable while incentivizing a transition to cleaner energy sources.
Since its inception in 2007, Citizens Climate Lobby has achieved notable successes in advocating for climate policies. Notably, the organization played a significant role in the introduction of the historic Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act in the United States Congress.
Become Part of the Solution
The global climate crisis requires collective action from individuals, communities, and governments. Citizens Climate Lobby provides an opportunity for concerned citizens to make a difference. Join CCL today and contribute to the movement for a sustainable and livable planet for future generations.