Citizens' Climate Lobby's Arlington Chapter is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change.

This month, listen to Dr. Shi-Ling Hsu, Associate Dean for Environmental Programs at the Florida State University College of Law. He is the author of The Case for a Carbon Tax: Getting Past our Hang-ups to Effective Climate Policy

 Info: Paula Luna, [email protected]

Feeling like the time has come for Congress to take action on climate change? Come join the monthly meeting for the Fort Worth chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby. Now is a great time to get involved because we have several volunteer opportunities available to anyone who is interested.

We are again meeting at the Natural Grocers in their wonderful teaching room. Feel free to bring a grocery list since it also happens to be a great place to stock up the kitchen.

Basic Agenda:

Report out on local events

Work together on national action items

Public Citizen will near the end of its statewide talk video tour with Luis Castilla, Public Citizen's new press officer. 

Info: Rita Beving, [email protected]

Mingle with electric vehicle participants at Parking Lot 2C (between Neiman Marcus Last Call and Saks OFF 5th) where you'll have a chance to ride in EVs and learn from current owners. Interested in seeing an autonomous vehicle? We'll have one. Want to see what students are building at their local school? Come see for yourself. Admission is free and open to all those who want to learn about electric vehicles. 

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Brett Cease, regional coordinator of the national non-profit and non-partisan group Citizens’ Climate Lobby Third Coast division, will be coming to Collin County to start a Citizens’ Climate Lobby Group. 

Citizens’ Climate Lobby is a grassroots citizens lobbying organization that empowers citizens to break through the myth that we can’t make a difference!

Treehouse is an environmentally-friendly home improvement store that went a major step above and beyond. Their new store in Dallas is described in news reports as "the world's first energy-positive" home improvement store. It means the facility generates ALL of its own energy using solar panels, and then some. 100 percent of the store's electricity needs are met by solar energy, with daily excess fed back to the utility grid to be used by others.

We will be in conference room A.

Women in the Environment’s annual networking breakfast. You will have an opportunity to share your story, your product, your business cards and your passion for the environment with other like-minded women (and men).  Non-members are invited, too, but only members will have the opportunity to share their information. Walk the gardens after the breakfast.

The opening weekend for the film, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, begins in the Dallas area and nationwide Aug, 3 and runs several days. Local activists will be attending a screening on Sunday, Aug. 6, including some of the 350Dallas team and climate activists.

Please attend and bring friends and family, and help promote attendance through your email lists and social media. 

Science tells us anthropogenic climate change is the existential threat of our time. Art provides the emotional expression of this environmental emergency. 

ARTISTS: Please submit a piece to this show. We explore impacts such as sea level rise, droughts, floods, famine, coral bleaching, ice loss, species extinction and superstorms. The human costs and solutions are additional appropriate topics. Your works may also be sold at this show. Email to me a photograph of any piece you would like to submit: [email protected].  

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