2. Calculate your congregation’s carbon footprint atÂ CoolCongregations.com
3. Conduct aÂ home energy audit. Use thermostat settings and insulation to conserve energy with heating, hot water, and air conditioning.
4. Sign up for renewable energy from your utility. In some states there is still no renewable energy to purchase. If this is the case in your state, you can buy wind tags – vouchers to help build wind energy — fromÂ Native Energy with whom we have partnered.
5. Ask your religious leader to give a sermon on global warming.
6. Buy energy efficient home appliances and buy a fuel efficient vehicle.
7. Be anÂ Energy Star Congregation by considering ways to improve the efficiency of your buildings and equipment and curtail unnecessary energy use. For information, callÂ 888 STAR-YES.
8. Use a car less and walk, bike, and use mass transit more.
9. Visit our Action Center for national action items. Write, call or email yourÂ elected officials. Tell them global warming is a religious issue, that the U.S. must participate in strong and fair international agreements and adopt strong national policy. This is the most important thing you can do right now!