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Citizen Engagement

Governments will respond to the will of the people provided we tell them what we want. And what we want is a livable world.

This is what Citizens’ Climate Lobby works for. To empower citizens to connect with and influence their members of Congress. To spread the idea that each one of us can address climate change.

Working together we can make this happen.

Carbon Fee and Dividend

By building constructive, working relationships with members of Congress we seek passage of Carbon Fee and Dividend, a climate change solution that bridges the partisan divide.

Carbon Fee and Dividend, a revenue-neutral carbon tax with all revenue returned directly to households, will reduce greenhouse gas emissions 52% below 1990 levels within 20 years while growing the economy and saving lives.

What Others Are Saying

  • "The Citizens' Climate Lobby has identified the issue of pricing carbon as a vitally important lever in promoting dialog and action on climate protection. If you've been looking for that one group to join, you can stop looking now."

    Dr. Daniel Kammen Professor - University of California, Berkeley
  • "We know how to lead the way in stabilizing the climate, but it will not happen until we get the American public and Congress sufficiently interested. CCL is an action-based organization to do just that. I’m most impressed with the dedication and passion of CCL volunteers."

    David TitleyRetired Navy Rear Admiral
  • "CCL teams with enthusiasm and excitement in the search for solutions on climate change. Its positive spirit is its DNA. I'm grateful for the thousands who are devoted to the cause and open to free enterprise answers to climate change."

    Bob InglisFormer Republican Congressman and Executive Director of the Energy and Enterprise Initiative
  • "As individuals, our choices control more than a third of U.S. carbon emissions. The rest is out of our control as individuals--but not as constituents. That’s why CCL is so important. It gives the ordinary citizen a voice to tell our elected leaders we want a real price on carbon."

    Dr. Katharine HayhoeAtmospheric Scientist and Director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University
  • "I support what Citizens' Climate Lobby is doing and I support your Carbon Fee and Dividend solution.  It’s interesting to see a grassroots organization who’s actually doing something. I’m glad to be on Citizens' Climate Lobby's advisory panel."

    George ShultzFormer Secretary of State under President Reagan and chair of the Hoover Institution’s Shultz-Stephenson Task Force
  • "With all the negative news on climate and Congress it's understandable to feel discouraged.  But hopelessness is not a strategy for making a difference and neither is acting alone.  Citizens' Climate Lobby is the antidote, the missing link, the Harvard of citizen activism."

    Sam Daley-HarrisFounder, RESULTS, Microcredit Summit Campaign, and the Center for Citizen Empowerment and Transformation

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2016 CCE/CCL Conference & Lobby Day

“Lifechanging, Empowering and Inspirational!”

Register today for the CCE/CCL Conference and Lobby Day June 19-21 in Washington DC, you’ll hear from inspiring speakers and receive the training to become game-changing communicators and effective advocates for climate solutions.

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Latest News from Citizens’ Climate Lobby

  • A successful liftoff for Climate Solutions Caucus
    A successful liftoff for Climate Solutions Caucus

    “I felt like the meeting was the cumulative success of years of work by thousands of CCL volunteers… It should be a proud moment for all of us,” said Jay Butera.

  • James Hansen: Mr. Buffett’s Ark
    James Hansen: Mr. Buffett’s Ark

    Science now informs us, unambiguously, that fossil fuel emissions must be phased out rapidly, or our children will inherit a climate system out of their control.

  • Plan a CCL Tour: Here’s how Georgia did it
    Plan a CCL Tour: Here’s how Georgia did it

    CCL Volunteers met with congressman and local constituents to spread the message of Carbon Fee and Dividend through a tour of 4 Georgia cities.