Agnes Scott to host 2019 Citizens’ Climate Lobby Southeast Conference
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On Saturday, March 30, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, March 31, from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Agnes Scott College is hosting the 2019 Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) Southeast Conference.
According to a recent press release, “this conference is an opportunity for newcomers and experienced climate advocates to come together, to learn, practice skills, inspire each other, and strategize in moving our country toward climate solutions.”
As the Southeastern conference, CCL will include voices and concerns from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia about climate change.
The agenda for the weekend includes topics such as: Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act H.R. 763, 100 percent Renewable Energy Resolutions, Climate and Faith, Conservative Outreach, State Breakouts, Getting a Bill Through Congress, and more.
In addition, CCL will include the following guest speakers, as listed in a recent press release:
· Ted Terry, Director of Georgia Sierra Club and Mayor of Clarkston, Ga.
· Dr. Kim Cobb, Director of Georgia Tech’s Global Change Program
· Nathaniel Smith, Founder of Partnership for Southern Equity
· Adam Betuel, Director of Conservation for Audubon Society
· Madeleine Para, Vice President of Programs for Citizens’ Climate Lobby
CCL will be held in Agnes Scott’s Campbell Hall, Room 298, located at 100 E. Dougherty Street in Decatur, Ga., and parking will be free for attendees in the West Parking Facility.
All are invited to attend. To find out more about CCL or to register for the conference online, click here. Ticket sales will go through March 26. Tickets cost $20 for students and $85 for regular attendees.