February Monthly Meeting, Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 6:15 p.m., Weitz CEC, room 128

Citizens’ Climate Lobby—Omaha Chapter

Agenda

6:15 p.m.: Introductory Meeting and Discussion

Introductions: Names (Bob)
Please sign in

One Minute on Carbon Fee and Dividend
Carbon Fee ($15 per ton, $10 more each year),
Carbon Dividend (Money returned to all citizens),
Border Adjustment (to protect US manufacturers and jobs)
Effective, good for people, good for the economy, bipartisan, revenue neutral)

Short Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oyguP4nLv0

Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act https://citizensclimatelobby.org/energy-innovation-and-carbon-dividend-act/

Discussion: Climate Change and You

 

7:00 p.m.: Monthly Meeting, Announcements, What We Are Doing

Postcards &
Very Brief Introductions: Names and How Long Coming to CCL

Monthly Video Presentation:
Dr. Natasha DeJarnett, National Environmental Health Association
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRriFZH0koM&feature=youtu.be

Announcements

–Jennifer Glazer of our Omaha Chapter has become the state coordinator for all CCL Chapters.

–The Bellevue Chapter is showing the movie, The Burden, at the Nebraska Medicine – Bellevue office on March 29th at 7:00 p.m. Please attend, plus there may be opportunities to help out.

–Statewide CCL conference (can do group viewing of cranes afterwards)
One day, Saturday, March 30, 2019, 10:00 a.m.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nebraska-climate-conversations-tickets-55024103575

–International CCL Conference in DC. It is Sunday, June 9 through the 11th, 2019. There are optional activities on Saturday the 8th. On Wednesday morning there is a “Nebraska Breakfast” where all of Nebraska’s Members of Congress tell all who attend what they are doing.(https://www.eventbrite.com/e/citizens-climate-10th-annual-international-conference-lobby-day-tickets-54999360568)

–Weathercaster project (Francis)

Letters to the editor (LTEs)

Grass Tops Endorsements (Mark)

Movie of the Month: Years of Living Dangerously (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=juXzfwvVHZQ )

Legislative Contacts

Recording What We Do (Field Reports) and (http://CCLUSA.org/call)

Other Ways to Get Involved: Write to Congress
https://citizensclimatelobby.org/write-your-representative/#/48/
AND
CCL COMMITTEES
–Lobbying Congress (Jennifer and Kay)
Generating interest in CCL International Lobby Day, prepare and train members for those meetings,
organizing letter-writing campaigns to members-of-congress, etc.
–Media Committee (Tracy)
Chapter communications, including social media, traditional media, branding, emails, and the chapter website
–Grassroots Outreach (Frances)
Committee will be responsible for finding opportunities to table at events, as well as identifying public speaking opportunities for the Chapter
–Grasstops Outreach (Mark and Kay)
Committee will work with local leaders, businesses and other organizations to support our legislative proposal
–Chapter Organizing (Bob)
Committee supports chapter meetings and membership recruitment, including mentoring new members, identifying their areas of interest for volunteering, onboarding them, organizing the agenda for the chapter meetings

Turn in your postcards to Jennifer &
NEXT MONTHLY MEETING
March Meeting, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 6:15 p.m., Weitz CEC, room 128

Some Help In Understanding Talking about Climate Change:
Katherine Hayhoe
https://www.climateone.org/audio/katharine-hayhoe-why-we-need-talk-about-climate-change