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Making fossil fuels more expensive can look like a difficult and unpopular decision for the government to have to make, but it will be necessary if we are to get rid of the worst offenders of greenhouse gas emissions and fix climate chaos. At our September 2020 monthly online meeting, Josh Burke (London School of…

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At the moment the Government’s Recovery Plans are on the front pages, if you were unable to do so during the Time is Now lobby why not  take this opportunity to email your MP to ask why the Government doesn’t want to adopt CF and D when it can see the benefits (see news June…

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I have been a member of CCL for just over a year, having been persuaded by a talk by Prof. David Waltham that this was a group which had an effective and doable solution to climate change and a democratic and sensible way of achieving their goal.  I wasn’t really sure how much the mass…

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Ask your MP: “This month, I/we were really pleased to see that the government recognised the ‘merits’ of a carbon fee and dividend in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, crucial in tackling climate change. This was stated by the department of agriculture, environment and rural affairs in an official response to the results of a carbon…

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Last year we took part in this, organised by The Climate Coalition. Let’s do it again…online! theclimatecoalition.org/thetimeisnow The Time Is Now: the biggest ever mass lobby for climate, nature and people. 12,000 people from all walks of life travelled to Westminster in 2019 to talk to their MPs about how the UK needs to tackle…

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Already the UK Government is trying to save jobs and extending benefits to ensure non-keyworkers stay where they need to be during the Coronavirus crisis – at home. But what if you feel you are falling through the cracks? Or that you don’t feel the Government is doing enough for our health and health service?…

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Tuesday 17th March: The speaker for March online monthly meeting is Sarah Robinson from Hope for the Future, an organisation which specialises in training people to work with their MPs on climate change. Suitable for beginners to the experienced, Sarah will focus on the current political landscape. In particular, she will show how we can…

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CCL UK volunteer Peter reports from the CCL EU February lobbying days: Lobbying. That’s for the professionals in suits, right? Regular citizens write letters and perhaps, if they are lucky, meet their MP? After two days of lobbying Members of the European Parliament (MEP) in Brussels I can now say: Not quite so. Lobbying MEPs…

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14th February 2020

Monthly meeting 18th Feb

We’re attracting many new members each month so now seemed a good time to catch up on a few core CCL things:- 7.30pm – What’s climate income (or carbon fee and dividend)? 8pm – Making friends with your MP 8.30pm – buddying up members and starting a new group Looking forward to seeing you online!…

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Two members of CCL UK will be lobbying MEPs at the European Parliament Brussels in February. Show your support by liking the Facebook page. Despite leaving the EU on the 31st January, British citizens are still able to talk to the EU parliament. The delegates will be two of a dozen lobbying more than 20…