Hendersonville, N.C. — On Thursday, October 12, Hendersonville Green Drinks welcomes Steffi Rausch, of the Citizens Climate Lobby. Steffi is an Asheville web designer with evolv.com and volunteers as an unpaid citizen lobbyist and as a chapter leader for CCL in Asheville.
Who: Steffi Rausch, Citizen’s Climate Lobby
What: October Green Drinks topic: A Bipartisan Solution to Climate Change
When: October 12, 2017 – 5:30 networking, 6:00 presentation
Where: Black Bear Coffee, 318 N. Main St. Hendersonville, NC
CCL is a non-profit, non-partisan international organization with 72,000 members worldwide that focuses on empowering and educating citizens to engage respectfully with their legislators on the issue of climate change as well as pushing for a bipartisan solution on the federal level. A big part of their outreach is reaching out to people with differing views to help bridge the partisan divide on the issue of climate by finding common ground between us. They work towards keeping a respectful bipartisan dialogue that is supported by a bipartisan advisory board that includes conservatives, liberals, scientists, and military. Their proposed solution is called Carbon Fee & Dividend and has been adopted in various forms by four countries around the world, including Canada recently. It is a revenue-neutral, market-based, national alternative to regulations and the most effective, least intrusive, and government-free solution possible that will put more money back into the pockets of low to middle income households while growing our economy, jobs, and GDP. Top economists say it is the best and easiest way to fix a carbon market failure and incentivize producers and consumers to lower their consumption while not regulating how they do this. Come out and learn how you can engage positively with your legislators and others on a climate solution that has the most viability of getting passed sooner than later.
About Hendersonville Green Drinks
Hendersonville Green Drinks is presented by MountainTrue and Conserving Carolina. Come to Green Drinks to learn more about current environmental issues, have relevant discussions, and meet with like-minded people. This is a monthly event and everyone is welcome. You don’t have to drink at Green Drinks, just come and listen. Black Bear Coffee offers beer, wine, coffee drinks and sodas. A limited food menu will be available.