Monthly Updates

October 2020

Dear Citizens’ Climate Lobby members, It’s Fall in Happy Valley! We hope everyone can find time to take a deep breath and enjoy the beauty of the changing leaves, the rolling hills and the great outdoors. Sylvia and I continue to be amazed at the talent and dedication of our members. And we look forward to seeing your smiling face in one of the “Brady Bunch” zoom squares at our next monthly meeting: Monthly Meeting: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 5 p.m. For a link… Read More »October 2020

Expand Pathways for Climate Communication, Speaker Says

            More than 60 people attended a webinar October 1 co-sponsored by the State College chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby and the Bellisario College of Communications at Penn State University.             The speaker was Dr. Max Boykoff, director of the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research at the University of Colorado-Boulder. He spoke on “Creative (Climate) Solutions–Productive Pathways for Science, Policy and Society” which also is the title of his latest book.             He called for more creative communication efforts to make the case… Read More »Expand Pathways for Climate Communication, Speaker Says

September 2020

Monthly Meeting – September 15 at 5 pm via Zoom The news these days is dominated by the pandemic, racial justice, and the election.  Our meeting this month will be via Zoom to protect our members from contagion.  This month’s national CCL call features a speaker from the National Black Environmental Justice Network (see below).  We urge voters committed to the issue of climate change to get involved in the political process.  Lisa Richardson has outlined below some things you can do.   Even amidst these… Read More »September 2020

August 2020

     The monthly meeting of the State College chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby will be held via Zoom on Tuesday, August 18 at 5 pm.  For the Zoom link, you can email pastatecollege@citizensclimatelobby.org. One of CCL’s goals is to demonstrate wide community support for action on climate change.  All of us know people whose voices would carry weight and help to persuade our elected officials to take measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  In our August meeting we will hear from CCL members about how they successfully approached… Read More »August 2020

July 2020

CCL State College July Monthly Meeting Needs Your HelpDuring the pandemic, we have all adjusted to working and interacting in new ways.  This is certainly true for the work that the State College chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby has been doing.  What techniques have you learned that you think will be helpful for others?  What directions can our volunteering take in the future?  Please plan to share your ideas on the Zoom monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 21 at 5 pm. We will highlight some opportunities… Read More »July 2020

June 2020

The State College chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby invites you to three special events during the month of June.CCL Annual Meeting on June 13thSocial hour and discussion on June 16Presentation on Centre Region’s Climate Action Plan on June 28See details below CCL Annual Conference on June 13 The national conference this year will be online.  This is a great opportunity for people who were not able to travel to DC to learn about climate policy and to be inspired by the great work that Citizens’ Climate… Read More »June 2020

May 2020

CCL State College chapter members, we need you to joinour digital advocacy effort! At a time when many of our lobbying, tabling, and in-person grassroots educational efforts are on hold, we need to look at what it is we CAN do. It’s time for agility, time to learn something new, and time to shift priorities into the digital realm. We can continue to fight to put a price on pollution, but we need your help to leverage the power of social media.  Did you know that… Read More »May 2020

April 2020

Monthly Meeting Online on April 21 In these strange times, the State College chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby will be holding our monthly meeting online using a Zoom connection.  We did this for last month’s meeting and it worked out very well.  The meeting will be on Tuesday, April 21 at 5 pm.  For the Zoom link, join our mailing list. If you have never used Zoom before, you should plan to join the meeting 5 minutes early to make sure that you have a connection. … Read More »April 2020

March 2020

Monthly Meeting On Line       Breaking News:  Our monthly meeting will still take place.  Although we will not be holding our monthly meeting as originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 17 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship because of the dangers of bringing together groups of people in one place, we will be able to hold the meeting online.  Please watch your email for further news about this exciting new development along with instructions of how you can join the meeting. New Co-leader for our chapter      Although there is plenty… Read More »March 2020

February 2020

Monthly Meeting Feb. 18      Please join us for the monthly meeting of the State College chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 5:30 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at the end of Waupelani Drive in State College.   The speaker on this month’s call is Bob Inglis, founder of RepublicEN, whom some of us heard when he was in State College last year.     We will share what we have been doing in the last month to advance climate action, plan… Read More »February 2020