GREEN TEAM RESOURCES
Listed below are some available resources that we are using.
How to form a Green Church
Doing a Green Church Inventory, Evaluation, and Action Plan, prepared by UCC
Determine where your congregation lies on the environmental scale, according to Interfaith Power and Light
Interfaith Power and Light gives criteria for becoming a cool congregation. A guide:
Step 1: Learn 9
Step 2: Find Ideas 17
Step 3: Get Help 24
Step 4: Make Improvements 26
Step 5: Apply for Certification
How It Works: Becoming a Creation Justice Church in Six Steps
Green Team Tips, from UCC
UCC churches in Connecticut that are going green.
Brooks Berndt, the UCC’s Environmental Justice Minister, including links.
Green Congregations Challenge, from UCC
Suggested actions from Operation Noah
Video, sorting and processing Recyclables
Video, building a safe landfill
Video, composting at the landfill
Video, hazardous waste disposal
Stop the Money Pipeline.
Statement of RI Climate Crisis
CLIMATE CHANGE SITES
Jim Antal’s book summary. Jim is a former president of UCC. He makes a powerful plea for climate action.
Climate action RI, what’s happening in our state? Excellent current list of activities.
The hard truths of climate change — by the numbers, from the Journal Nature.
Find your homes flood factor, anywhere in US
CRMC (Coastal Resource Management Council web-site
RI Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan
Storm Tools Interactive Map
RI Interfaith Power and Light, environmental advocacy group.
Climate change and your health
Profiting off climate change
Fossil fuel finance report; where is funding coming from.
CARI, Climate Action RI; Concerned citizens working to build the climate movement in Rhode Island, an affiliate of 350.org, striving for 100% renewable energy, a clean and sustainable earth, and environmental justice for all.