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  • BLOG: Climate Reality Leaders connect in new CCL Action Team

    January 10, 2018

    Brian Ettling and Cathy Orlando co-lead a CCL Action Team for CCL volunteers who, like themselves, are also Climate Reality Leaders. Their mission is to strengthen and foster the relationship between Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) and Climate Reality Project (CRP) volunteers and organizations. Connect with them on Wednesday, January…

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  • Why Canada-U.S. Cooperation is key to Carbon Pricing Success

    January 8, 2018

    Climate action is a worldwide, collaborative effort. CCL Vancouver Group Leader Marlo Firme makes the case for how partnership between close trading partners like Canada and the U.S. can lead to more robust, effective, and lower cost GHG reductions.

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  • BLOG: Taking Stock of Climate Progress Creates Real Hope

    December 12, 2017

    As we move into the festive season, it is often a time to reflect on the year that was. In September 2015, in my mind’s eye, there was a pinprick of hopeful light at the end of the tunnel with regards to climate change. Now that light…

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  • BLOG: Courage and Kindness While Lobbying for the Climate – Carole Lavallée

    November 23, 2017

    A grandmother from Sudbury reflects on her first experiences lobbying in Ottawa. “I returned to Sudbury with a mix of emotions: uplifted by the opportunity to participate more fully in the democratic process, crushed by the felt sense of responsibility power places on the shoulders of our politicians. I…

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  • BLOG: Father’s Concern for Young Daughter Inspires Him to Lobby for Climate Action

    November 22, 2017

    Last month father Rik Logtenberg took his concerns for his daughter’s future to Ottawa to lobby for more effective carbon pricing. He joined 50 other CCL volunteers, including Judy and Laura also from CCL Nelson – West Kootenay.

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  • BLOG: Sharing the Sky Will Unleash Millions of Splendid Suns

    November 22, 2017

    This fall, our National Director in Canada was an observer at the IPCC and COP23. Here are her reflections on gender equity: By bringing women around the world fully into the global climate dialogues, we are about to unleash millions of splendid suns. This fuels me with great…

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