Helping American Business Leaders Advocate for Effective Climate Policy
Business Climate Leaders (BCL) is an initiative of Citizens' Climate Lobby (CCL), a nonpartisan grassroots advocacy group with nearly 100,000 members in over 450 US chapters. We are helping American businesses understand and take action in shaping federal climate policy. Working through our nationwide network of relationships with members of Congress and their staffs, our volunteer professionals can help you leverage your climate advocacy investments with minimal risk and resources. Learn more.
THE U.S. BUSINESS CASE FOR A CARBON TAX: Driving Innovation, Equity & Opportunity
September 13th from 1:00PM TO 7:00PM in san francisco
Join us for a ½-day Forum to explore how carbon taxes tackle climate change, create jobs and stimulate the economy. We'll analyze different carbon tax proposals, highlight current efforts to price carbon in the states and nationally, and discuss best practices for climate advocacy. The Forum is an affiliate event of the Global Climate Action Summit. More on the Forum Program and Registration.
NEWS of note
Public support for climate policy remains strong, according to new poll (Stanford News, July 2018)
Over 300,000 Coastal U.S. Homes Could Flood Every Two Weeks Just 30 Years from Now, Report Says (The Weather Channel/Union of Concerned Scientists, June 2018)
State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2018 (World Bank Group, May 2018)
Carbon Capture a Financial Opportunity for U.S. Biofuels (Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, April 23, 2018)
Why the climate challenge needs congressional action (The Brookings Institution, April 21, 2018)
American businesses are already pricing carbon—could they show Washington the way? (CCL News, April 6, 2018)