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CCR Ep 21 Day Zero — Cape Town Water Crisis

2/24/2018
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Day Zerio is coming to Cape Town, South Africa. What happens when a city of four million people runs out of water? Our host, Peterson Toscano, chats with two Cape Town residents, Helen Moffett and Judy Abrahams. Together they explore “Day Zero,” the day when their city will turn off the water to the taps. Discover the multiple causes of this crisis and the role climate change has played. Hear about the responses, both the ugly and the beautiful. Funny, insightful, and well informed, Helen...

Duration:00:29:59

CCL Agriculture Action Team Webinar: Corn: The Convergence of Carbon, Climate & Soil Health (Audio)

2/14/2018
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Audio Only: This webinar features Keith Alverson, a board member of the South Dakota Farmer and National Corn Growers Association. The presentation shares Keith’s experience with farming practices that have sequestered carbon in his farm’s soils, their relation to soil health and the economics of his farm. The discussion will also cover some of the work the National Corn Growers Association is doing on soil health and climate. Keith also operates a sixth-generation farm near Chester,...

Duration:00:39:28

CCL February Meeting with Celia Paris

2/10/2018
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Our February guest was Celia Paris, Assistant Professor in Political Science at Loyola University. She is currently working on a book manuscript that explores whether Madisonian ideals for deliberative and collaborative political decision-making have lost their appeal. Titled Madison’s ABCs: Why the Public Still Values Accomplishment, Bipartisanship, and Civility in Congress, her book argues that the desire for a more Madisonian approach to politics remains alive and well in the American...

Duration:00:39:37

Citizens’ Climate University: When Others Drop the Ball- Responding in a Supportive Manner that Inspires Action (Audio)

2/8/2018
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Audio Only: Have you ever been in a place where you’ve agreed to do things that you didn’t do? Similarly, have you ever been on the other side of this equation, where someone has agreed to do something to help your group but that doesn’t happen? This webinar provides support, perspective and ideas for responding to these situations in a manner that embodies the CCL values of relationships, personal power, integrity and optimism. Join CCL Pacific Northwest Regional Coordinator and...

Duration:00:32:18

Citizens’ Climate University: When Others Drop the Ball- Responding in a Supportive Manner that Inspires Action

2/8/2018
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Have you ever been in a place where you’ve agreed to do things that you didn’t do? Similarly, have you ever been on the other side of this equation, where someone has agreed to do something to help your group but that doesn’t happen? This webinar provides support, perspective and ideas for responding to these situations in a manner that embodies the CCL values of relationships, personal power, integrity and optimism. Join CCL Pacific Northwest Regional Coordinator and Integral Life...

Citizens’ Climate University: 2018 Updates From Around the World

2/6/2018
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Are you curious about what CCL chapters in Africa and Europe are doing? Wondering how CCL is represented at some of the global talks? Join ​Cathy Orlando, CCL’s International Outreach Manager, and Joe Robertson, CCL’s Global Strategy Director. This session of Citizens’ Climate University covers what is going on around the world in ​CCL’s​ network in 2018, what other countries are doing in terms of carbon pricing and citizen engagement, and how CCL is engaging in international civil society...

Duration:00:42:59

Citizens’ Climate University: 2018 Updates From Around the World (Audio)

2/6/2018
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Audio Only: Are you curious about what CCL chapters in Africa and Europe are doing? Wondering how CCL is represented at some of the global talks? Join ​Cathy Orlando, CCL’s International Outreach Manager, and Joe Robertson, CCL’s Global Strategy Director. This session of Citizens’ Climate University covers what is going on around the world in ​CCL’s​ network in 2018, what other countries are doing in terms of carbon pricing and citizen engagement, and how CCL is engaging in international...

Duration:00:42:58

How to schedule a lobby meeting

2/1/2018
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Learn the step-by-step process of scheduling a meeting with a member of Congress or their staff with CCL’s Director of Operations Amy Bennett.

Duration:00:16:10

CCL Agriculture Action Team Webinar: Capturing Carbon with Grazing Management (Audio)

1/31/2018
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Audio Only: Dr. Jason Rowntree’s webinar focuses on the impact of grazing management on soil carbon, and some of the approaches being implemented to monitor soil carbon and other important ecological indicators on farms and ranches. Dr. Jason Rowntree’s mission is developing systems to increase the resilience of food production worldwide. As an associate professor of Animal Science at Michigan State University, he coordinates Lake City and UPREC AgBioResearch and Extension Centers where...

Duration:00:38:44

Citizens’ Climate University: Extended Q&A Discussion with Dr. Marx (Audio)

1/27/2018
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Audio Only: How do we make decisions when something is uncertain? How do we communicate about the collective risks we face? What kind of participatory process is most supportive in leading to behavior change? Join Dr. Sabine Marx, a social scientist from Columbia University’s Earth Institute, on a special Citizens’ Climate University as she explores these questions in the context of climate change and CCL ’s advocacy work. Dr. Marx responds to volunteer’s submitted questions from her...

Duration:00:45:24

CCL Agriculture Action Team Webinar: The Politics of Agriculture and Climate Change

1/25/2018
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Join author Chris Clayton, who wrote the book, “The Elephant in the Cornfield: The Politics of Agriculture and Climate Change.” He decided to write this book after the 2011 American Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting, where it was clear that members were dismissive of climate science and opposed to policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Clayton helps CCLers understand what topics are unifying and divisive in farm country when discussing climate change, and he also suggests...

Duration:00:11:57

CC Radio Ep 20 When the oil folks embrace the wind

1/20/2018
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Grant Samms was curious about the expansion of wind energy in Western Oklahoma, especially in the oil town of Woodward. He expected to see a lot of conflict there. Turns out there was no conflict. Because of their identity as energy producers, the citizens of Woodward found a way to weave wind energy extraction into their lives and enconomy. Grant is currently at Washington College’s Center for Environment and Society in Chestertown, Maryland, where he is witnessing tensions in rural...

Duration:00:30:01

Citizens’ Climate University: Hosting A Successful In-District Event for Your Member of Congress (Audio)

1/18/2018
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Audio Only: Join the Congressional Management Foundation’s Executive Director, Bradford Fitch, in a webinar highlighting research that shows that members of Congress consider visits to local facilities to be one of the most valuable ways to understand constituent views and opinions – more than any other source of information. This exclusive webinar for Citizens’ Climate Lobby will show participants how to entice members of Congress to attend local events or meet with key stakeholders. As...

Duration:00:39:56

Citizens’ Climate University: Hosting A Successful In-District Event for Your Member of Congress

1/18/2018
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Join the Congressional Management Foundation’s Executive Director, Bradford Fitch, in a webinar highlighting research that shows that members of Congress consider visits to local facilities to be one of the most valuable ways to understand constituent views and opinions – more than any other source of information. This exclusive webinar for Citizens’ Climate Lobby will show participants how to entice members of Congress to attend local events or meet with key stakeholders. As a former...

Duration:00:39:57

Jan 2018 Monthly Meeting with Dr. Sabine Marx, Earth Institute at Columbia University

1/13/2018
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How do we communicate effectively with policy makers about climate change? For answers on our January call, we turn to Sabine Marx with the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED). She’s the Director of Research at the National Center for Disaster Preparedness (NCDP) at the Earth Institute, Columbia University and the co-author of “The Psychology of Climate Change Communication.” Dr. Marx joined CRED in 2005 after two years of post-doctoral work at the International Research...

Duration:00:37:26

Jan 2018 Monthly Meeting with Dr. Sabine Marx, Earth Institute at Columbia University

1/13/2018
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How do we communicate effectively with policy makers about climate change? For answers on our January call, we turn to Sabine Marx with the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED). She’s the Director of Research at the National Center for Disaster Preparedness (NCDP) at the Earth Institute, Columbia University and the co-author of “The Psychology of Climate Change Communication.” Dr. Marx joined CRED in 2005 after two years of post-doctoral work at the International Research...

Duration:00:37:27

Citizens’ Climate University: Developing Your Chapter’s Action Plan (Audio)

1/11/2018
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Audio Only: Join CCL’s Action Coordinator Todd Elvins in a webinar geared at helping your chapter personalize your plan for what and how to communicate with media, grassroots, and other stakeholders if 2018 becomes the big year for a bill being introduced!

Duration:00:25:57

Citizens’ Climate University: Developing Your Chapter’s Action Plan

1/11/2018
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Join CCL’s Action Coordinator Todd Elvins in a webinar geared at helping your chapter personalize your plan for what and how to communicate with media, grassroots, and other stakeholders if 2018 becomes the big year for a bill being introduced!

Citizens’ Climate University: How To Host a Successful Site Visit (Audio)

1/6/2018
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Audio Only: One of the big events CCL volunteers prepare for every year is the Spring Lobby Drive and setting up in-district lobby meetings with our members of Congress. Part of that effort might include hosting a site visit for your member of Congress. Citizens’ Climate University hosts a webinar led by CCL’s Field Director Elli Sparks and featuring in-depth case studies and best practice stories from CCL leaders like Lisa DelBuono (Rep. Bergman) and Tom Moyer (Rep. Love) about how they...

Duration:00:49:48

Citizens’ Climate University: How To Host a Successful Site Visit

1/6/2018
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One of the big events CCL volunteers prepare for every year is the Spring Lobby Drive and setting up in-district lobby meetings with our members of Congress. Part of that effort might include hosting a site visit for your member of Congress. Citizens’ Climate University hosts a webinar led by CCL’s Field Director Elli Sparks and featuring in-depth case studies and best practice stories from CCL leaders like Lisa DelBuono (Rep. Bergman) and Tom Moyer (Rep. Love) about how they planned and...

Duration:00:49:49

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