July, 2019, Monthly Meeting, CCL Omaha Chapter

Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 6:15 p.m., UNO Campus,
Barb Weitz Community Engagement Center, rm 128

Citizens’ Climate Lobby—Omaha Chapter
PLEASE NOTE: NEW DAY OF THE WEEK, WEDNESDAY!

Agenda

6:15 p.m.: Introduction and Discussion
Introductions: Names (Bob)
Please sign in
Discussion: Climate Change and You

Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act
Carbon pricing, dividend to all citizens and their dependent children, revenue neutral, bi-partisan, border adjustment, agricultural exemption, military exemption
https://citizensclimatelobby.org/energy-innovation-and-carbon-dividend-act/

7:00 p.m.: Monthly Video Presentation:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5i7TPVMvpyo&feature=youtu.be
Drew Jones, Co-Founder and Co-Director of Climate Interactive

Picture of July Speaker, Andrew JonesDrew Jones, is Co-Founder and Co-Director of Climate Interactive, a think tank that provides modeling for climate policies and tools, giving policy-makers a realistic view of what’s needed to contain global warming below 2 degrees Celsius. Drew will share details of Climate Interactive’s new climate policy simulator En-ROADS, a fast, powerful tool for understanding how we can achieve our climate goals through changes in energy, land use, consumption, agriculture, and other policies.

OPPORTUNITIES:

-International CCL Conference in DC Report
Weathercaster Project (Francis; FrancesMendenhall at yahoo dot com)
99 Bottlers of Beer (Drew/Tracy)
-Winemakers Declaration Project
(Tracy)
-Letters to the editor (LTEs) (Francis, Kay, Bob)
-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)
CCL National Website:
(https://community.citizensclimate.org/dashboard)

AND
CCL LOCAL 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 meetings with representatives, initiate letter-writing campaigns to members-of-congress, etc.
Media Committee (Tracy; TracyStanko at gmail dot com)
C
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)
C
ommittee will work with local leaders, businesses and other organizations to support our legislative proposal
Chapter Organizing (Bob; Bob at CCLOmaha dot com)
C
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

NEXT MONTHLY MEETING (NEW Day Continues, WEDNESDAY)
August
Meeting, Wednesday, August 14 , 2019, 6:15 p.m., Barb Weitz CEC, room 128