Educate your candidates and policymakers about climate change

During and right after an election are often times when our policymakers are the most available and open to meeting with constituents and an important time to educate them on climate change. 

  • Call your candidates and policymakers! Tell them that climate change and clean energy should be their #1 priority. Here are some talking points.

-Look up the contact information for your State Representative here, and call or send them an email. 

-Look up your State Senator here, and call or email them.

-Call the U.S. Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121 to reach your Members of Congress.

  • Attend a town hall meeting or event with candidates and policymakers.  Check here or your policymaker's website or office for events in your area to get know your candidates and policymakers directly, and to talk to them about climate change. Here are some talking points on climate to help you prepare.
  • Hold a meeting or attend coffee hours with your policymakers and candidates. Create a direct contact with policymakers to build a relationship with them and share your concerns. Here's a guide on how to run an effective meeting. And here are some talking points on climate change.

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