Caterina Lindman from Kitchener-Waterloo said,"The conference was truly inspiring. It was a privilege to be among so many citizens building the political will for effective climate legislation."
Serendipitiously, Cheryl (holding the black folder) met President Obama at lunch. Image source: http://theobamacrat.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/bq1kel_cuaeeqr41.jpg?w=468&h=624
CCLers with the Independent Senator for Vermont, Bernie Sanders. Senator Sanders is an outspoken climate hawk in the US Senate.
At the end of the lobbying day, Canadians (Cheryl, Caterina, Sharon and Lyn) connected with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. Senator Whitehouse has been seeking middle ground with unlikely climate advocates lately.
Lyn Adamson from Toronto said, "I feel so hopeful. We are really getting close to effective legislation. It is a fantastic experience to be part of this push for the future!"