Salt Lake Unit Meetings November Topic: Climate Change

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IT’S WARMING,
IT’S US,
IT’S BAD…
BUT THERE IS HOPE!

Salt Lake Units to discuss a Utah Carbon Tax Swap Bill

In the weeks leading up to the 2019 Utah Legislative session speakers from the Salt Lake Citizens Climate Lobby will preview a carbon tax swap bill sponsored by Utah House Republicans Becky Edwards and Dixon Pitcher and Democrat Joel Briscoe. The bill, currently called HB403 promises an economically viable way to help clean our air and stabilize a changing climate, while stimulating the economy.

The U. S. League strongly endorsed “carbon pricing” as a strategy for curbing climate change, and their senior legislative policy manager, Jessica Jones Capparel, has endorsed the Utah carbon swap bill in particular. In response, the Utah League has endorsed the bill and members of the LWVUT Legislative Action Committee are working to advance the bill as far as possible in the 2019 Legislature.

Four Units will host CCL speakers the week after Thanksgiving, while the Town Club will host them on January 9 and Park City at a time yet to be decided.

Come and learn how the Utah carbon swap bill could reduce emissions, how statewide support could be built to pass the bill, and how you can help – regardless of how much or how little time you have to give.

For a head start on the discussion, you can peruse these one-page summaries of the bill and also revel in a resolution passed by the 2018 Utah Legislature that opens the conversation to find economically viable ways to curb carbon emissions.

LWVSL UNIT MEETINGS

LWV SL Nite Owls Unit Meeting

November 26 @ 7:30 pm

LWV SL Park City Unit Meeting

November 27 @ 11:00 am
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LWV SL Bench Bunch Unit Meeting

November 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

LWV SL Sandy Unit Meeting

November 29 @ 10:00 am
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LWV SL Library Unit Meeting

November 29 @ 12:30 pm
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LWV SL Town Club Unit Meeting

January 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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NITE OWLS

Fourth Monday – 7:30 p.m.
Location in Sugar House area.
Please RSVP to Unit Leader: Judi Short – 801-487-7387
Please call to RSVP and to get an exact address.
nite-owls@lwvsl.org

BENCH BUNCH 

(Combined with Girl Scout Unit)
Fourth Wednesday – 10:30 a.m.
Whitmore Library, 2197 E Fort Union Blvd.
Unit Leaders: Anne Zeigler 801-944-4163
Nancy Melling 801-277-9118
bench-bunch@lwvsl.org

SANDY UNIT 

Last Thursday– 10:00 a.m.
Sandy Senior Citizens Center – 9310 So. 1300 East
Unit Leader – Janice Gygi – 801-550-3585
sandy-unit@lwvsl.org

LIBRARY UNIT 

Fourth Thursday – 12:30 p.m.
Anderson-Foothill Library – 1135 So. 2100 East
Unit Leaders – Kathy Fitzgerald – 801-521-5790
Jan Striefel – 801-200-2312
library-unit@lwvsl.org

PARK CITY UNIT

Fourth Tuesday – 11:00 a.m.
Park City Public Library, 1255 Park Avenue, Park City
Unit Leader – Jill Lesh – 435-655-1965
pc-unit@lwvsl.org

TOWN CLUB 

Second Wednesday – 11:00 a.m.
Town Club – 1081 East South Temple
Please RSVP to Unit Leader – Alice Steiner – 801-363-9193
tc-unit@lwvsl.org

For more information visit our Unit Meetings page.

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