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We are Creating the Political Will for A Liveable World

Citizens’ Climate Lobby Australia is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy and education organization focused on national policies to accelerate climate solutions.

Our Training

Citizens’ Climate Lobby Australia training encourages breakthroughs in personal effectiveness and political power.

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Our Solutions

Citizens’ Climate Lobby Australia solutions are compatible with all sides of politics and will build bipartisanship

Carbon Fee and Dividend

By building constructive, working relationships with Members of Parliament we seek the passage of Australian Carbon Fee and Dividend legislation, a climate solution and solution accelerator that bridges the partisan divide. Carbon Fee and Dividend is a revenue-neutral carbon tax with 100% of the net revenue returned directly to households that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions dramatically while growing the economy and saving lives.

Citizen Engagement

Governments will respond to the will of the people provided we tell them what we want. And what we want is a liveable world. This is what Citizens’ Climate Lobby works for. To empower citizens to connect with and inspire their own Members of Parliament. To spread the idea that each one of us can address climate change and accelerate climate solutions. Working together we can make this happen.

Our Approach

Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s approach is relationship based

In order to generate the political will necessary for accelerating climate solutions required to secure a liveable world, we train and support volunteers to build relationships with elected officials, the media and the local community. Our consistently respectful, non-partisan approach to climate education is designed to create a broad, sustainable foundation for climate action across all socioeconomic groups, geographic regions and political parties.

By building upon shared values rather than partisan divides, and empowering our supporters to work in keeping with the concerns of their local communities, we work towards the adoption of fair, effective, and sustainable climate change solutions.

Citizens Climate Lobby Australia started in 2014. We have members in 130 of the 150 Federal electorates. Our parent organisation, Citizens Climate Lobby began in the United States on October 7, 2007, and now has over 84,000 supporters worldwide in 31 countries. You can join us here, find out all about us here and get in touch at info@ccl.org.au

  • New research on intervening in partisan politics – by Rod Mitchell

    By on October 13, 2018

    Social Psychologists David Sharman and Leaf Van Boven were guest speakers at CCL’s September International Monthly Call (summarised here) and gave a powerful exploration of the psychology of partisan politics. As Rod Mitchell explains,  they concluded that “the CCL way” is an important part of the solution!

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  • Health impacts focus for climate change strategy

    By on October 13, 2018

    Citizens’ Climate Lobby Australia Monthly Meeting with Guest Speaker Fiona Armstrong How health impacts are an effective and vital focus for climate change strategy Saturday, 13 October 2018 on CCL ZOOM  2 pm NSW, VIC, ACT, TAS AEDT | 1 pm QLD | 1.30 pm SA, NT | 11 am WA Climate change-driven killer heatwaves and disease outbreaks threaten all Australians.

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  • ‘Climate wars’ claim another political scalp

    By on September 12, 2018

    OPINION While some remain unconvinced that climate change is wreaking havoc with our weather systems, the current circus in federal politics proves it is doing inordinate damage to our political system, writes climate lobbyist Rod Mitchell

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