CCE-Birmingham is a local chapter of Citizens’ Climate Education, the 501c3 education arm of Citizens’ Climate Lobby: a volunteer, nonprofit, non-partisan organization urging public policy to address the climate crisis—especially HR763, the proposed "Energy Innovation and Climate Dividends Act" of 2019: https://citizensclimatelobby.org/energy-innovation-and-carbon-dividend-act/
FMB is open to anyone with hope, faith, and good will seeking to overcome the common threat of rapid climate change. The conference will explore avenues for individual action, including those contributed by participants, and we hope each person will leave with the information and commitment to engage effectively.
General admission can be purchased for $25. Student tickets can be purchased for a discounted rate of $15.
CCE recognizes parental privilege and responsibility to help guide children’s intellectual development. For a parental permission form and instructions, please write John Northrop at [email protected]
Space will be available in the McWane Science Center parking deck. Participants will receive a deck exit token at sign-in.
Yes. By answering a few demographic questions at ticketing participants will help us assign seats for diverse post-panel conversations at eight-person round tables.
Ticket holders who do not opt out will permit their contact information to be shared with all
others. Participants will receive a conference follow-up report, shared contact information,
and the invitation to join and initiate future activities and events, including the opportunity
to contribute to resources on the https://climatesolutionsforall.org
Positive event participation norms will be explicit via a pre-event mailing and reminders the day of. CCE organizers will model the values of affirmation, respect, and appreciation.
Our single favorite source is Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse
Global Warming, edited by Paul Hawkin, Penguin Books (2017). Many details on the web:
We plan for climate exhibits by sponsors and allied organizations. For information on how
to become a sponsor, write John Northrop at [email protected]
Volunteers from among paid attendees are needed for sign-in, table leadership, and event breakdown. For information, write John Northrop at [email protected]