Posts by Climate Action

Posts by Climate Action

Climate Change Impact Analysis

UUCC Climate Change:  Impact Analysis At the November kick-off of UUCC’s Climate Action initiative, over 70 participants  brainstormed 49 ideas (plus more afterwards) of potential actions and advocacy. In order to help the congregation prioritize those 50+ potential projects, the Analytics sub-team did some initial analyses to determine which of the ideas might have…

Carbon Offsets

CARBON OFFSETS Executive Summary CO2 emissions is one of the largest drivers of Climate Change..  The emissions from Americans are nearly TEN TIMES the global target required to slow or stop climate change1.  To avoid catastrophic climate change, it is imperative that we take actions as individuals and as a congregation to reduce our CO2 emissions and carbon footprint,…

Carbon Footprint Calculator Models

Carbon Footprint Calculator Models The average American’s is 18T (18 metric tons of CO2 equivalent gases).  The world average is currently 4T.  The Paris Agreement target is 2T.  If we decreased our emissions by 80%, we would only reach the current world “average”. With all the talk about the need to reduce our carbon footprints, and initiatives from the UUCC Climate Team…

UUCC’s Climate Change team needs you!

UUCC CLIMATE CHANGE team needs YOU!  Paige’s sermon this week “Remember the Earth” and the Green Minute made clear how urgent it is to ACT now to save our planet.  Here are just a few ways you can join the efforts of the UUCC Climate Change (2U4C) team.  More details are on our 2U4C home page. We are wrapping up our Spring campaign enabling congregants to easily convert…

Save Our Planet!

We know that climate change is currently the greatest threat to our planet. And as UU’s, who believe in the interdependent web of all existence, we are called to do what we can to prevent the destruction of our Earth. But other than reducing our use of fossil fuels, what can the average American do? One action we can take is to reduce our food waste. How can this…

Food and Climate Change

UUCC Climate Change (2U4C) team is rolling out our Food and Climate Change awareness program. Over the next 6 months we will share information about the impact of food choices that each of us make on climate change. Please check out the Awareness Team’s webpage. Topics will include reducing food waste (both individually and in the community), local sourcing of food,…

Switching to Solar Power Made Easy

Switching to Solar Power Made Easy: Climate change: All of us genuinely want to do something about it and most of us have considered switching our electricity from fossil fuels to solar or wind because this is something we can do that will really help. But we’re busy and it might seem complicated. Well, Phil Webster has created a handy dandy guide to show you just how…