Write a Letter to Your Local Newspaper

Letter to the Editor about Climate-Safe California on February 21, 2021.

How to Write a Letter to the Editor or Op-Ed

Letters to the editor and op-eds are useful tools for generating local coverage of climate issues and increasing your community’s awareness of the Climate-Safe California campaign. Here are tips for writing your editorial.

When writing

  • Be concise and to the point
  • Always contextualize your writing with your identity (I am a young person, a business owner, a worker, a grandparent, a faith leader, a community organizer, etc.)
  • Send us a link or photo once you get published

About the Climate-Safe California campaign

Endorsed by 2,000 businesses, elected officials, nonprofits, and individuals, The Climate Center’s Climate-Safe California campaign offers climate solutions at the speed and scale that science demands. California has the tools and the know-how to remove more climate pollution than we emit by 2030. The Climate-Safe California campaign is a framework for getting it done. Together we can lead the way to a climate-safe future for all while creating thousands of jobs and building a more equitable clean energy economy.