June Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 6:15 p.m., Weitz CEC, rm 128
Citizens’ Climate Lobby—Omaha Chapter

Agenda
6:15 p.m.: Introduction and Discussion
Introductions: Names (Bob)
Please sign in
Short Video: https://www.facebook.com/earth/videos/1647869398820163/?v=1647869398820163
and: https://www.paristopittsburgh.com/

AND, from Washington, D.C.:
https://www.facebook.com/CitizensClimateLobby/

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 Video Presentation:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOPDcc1STz8&feature=youtu.be
Dr. Shi-Ling Hsu, CCL Advisor, book author, and University Professor

Dr. Shi-Ling Hsu is the John W. Larson professor and Associate Dean for Environmental Programs at the Florida State University College of Law. He is the author of The Case for a Carbon Tax: Getting Past our Hang-ups to Effective Climate Policy, which remains the most comprehensive general treatment and argument for carbon taxation. He teaches and writes in the areas of environmental and natural resource law, climate change, law and economics, and property. Professor Hsu holds an M.S. in ecology and a Ph.D. in agricultural and resource economics and was an EPA Star Fellow from 1996-98.

Announcements

-International CCL Conference in DC Report
Weathercaster project (Francis; FrancesMendenhall at yahoo dot com)
Facebook: can you help with Facebook? (Heather; HeatherJPash at gmail dot com)
-Letters to the editor (LTEs)
-Grass Tops Endorsements (Mark)
-Dialing Congress Campaign (Bob; Bob at CCLOmaha dot com)

Recording What We Do (Field Reports)

CALL Using: (cclusa.org/eicdacall)

WRITE to Congress Using: (cclusa.org/eicdawrite)

NEW Community Website: (https://community.citizensclimate.org/dashboard)
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CCL COMMITTEES
Lobbying Congress (Jennifer and Kay; JenniferHG at gmail dot com and CatharineGustafson at gmail dot com) 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; TracyStanko at gmail dot com)
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hapter communications, including social media, traditional media, branding, emails, and the chapter website
Grassroots Outreach (Frances; FrancesMendenhall at yahoo dot com)
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; MarkWelsch at CCLOmaha dot com and CatharineGustafson at gmail dot com)
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ommittee will work with local leaders, businesses and other organizations to support our legislative proposal
Chapter Organizing (Bob; Bob at CCLOmaha dot com)
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ommittee 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

Mark Reynolds Article on Carbon Pricing: https://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/energy-environment/447845-pricing-carbon-a-solution-whose-time-has-finally-come

NEXT MONTHLY MEETING (NEW EVENING: WEDNESDAY)
July
Meeting, Wednesday, July 17 , 2019, 6:15 p.m., Weitz CEC, room 128