Monthly meeting

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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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Ed Hopkins on his Zoom call
6th July 2020

How to use the media

Ed Hopkins, from Dark Green PR, shared how CCL UK can use the national media to increase awareness of climate income and support its lobbying of MPs. Click for the video recording from the last monthly meeting (available until 20 July 2020). Here is the recording of the chat. There were no slides so it…

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Ed Hopkins, from Dark Green PR, joins our June national online meeting. He asks: what is the CCL/climate income story and to whom do we tell it? Getting our message right is vital, especially for a policy-orientated organisation such as ours. How do we talk to them and what do we say? And who/where do…

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Victoria Gill, BBC journalist and TED speaker, took us through the conservation of the achoque, a type of axolotl or salamander, unique to Lake Patzcuaro, Mexico, in the May monthly meeting. The lake is clogged with pollution and the achoque is not doing well, however, the Sisters of the Immaculate Health, a local order of…

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Back in March (pre-CV), BBC journalist, Victoria Gill, gave a fascinating and uplifting TED talk. The subject was the potential extinction of the Mexican axolotl, a type of salamander. To save the axolotl, the scientists had to work with a local order of nuns, a lesson on the role of humility and lack of hubris.…

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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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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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7.30pm-8.30pm – introductory presentation on Citizens’ Climate Lobby 8.30-9pm – CCL update Click this link at the time of the meeting: https://zoom.us/j/466140846* This Tuesday (21 January), the first hour will be given over to an introductory presentation to Citizens’ Climate Lobby. It will be useful for new members, those who want to learn a presentation…

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13th October 2019

CCL UK needs volunteers

Doing local and individual actions are great – and the foundation of CCL. But to give CCL real backbone, we need people working at a national level to support our members. Could you get involved? The more people get involved, the more we can spread out the work and the more effective we are at…

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European Commissioners
24th May 2019

May news

Here’s all the stuff discussed at the last monthly online UK meeting (21 May 2019): Starting or nurturing a group A brief training session by Gina, Judy and Louisa. Click here for the guidance notes and lots of useful links (Word doc in Google drive). What’s the difference between carbon fee and dividend and the…