In the Toolkit --


  • Guide to the Toolkit
  • Leagues in Action
  • I. Choosing a Role for Your League

    II. Grassroots Action Priorities

  • Climate Action
  • Price on Carbon
  • Our Children's Trust
  • Energy Efficient Buildings
  • Renewable Energy
  • Adapting to Climate Change
  • III. Basics of Climate Change

    IV. Engaging Individuals

  • Communicating About Climate Change
  • Preparing for a Meeting on Climate Change
  • Engaging Groups in Your Community
  • V. Promoting Public Policy

  • Community Action Models
  • Organizing For Community Action
  • Tips for Building Grassroots Support
  • League Action on Climate Change
  • International Action
  • VI. Resources


    In light of the U.S. federal government's current retreat from the fight against climate change, strong climate action at the state and local levels has become more important than ever.

    In the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris accord, state and local leaders have joined together to affirm their commitment to protecting the planet.

    These new initiatives complement the efforts of earlier networks of U.S. and world leaders working to fight climate change.

    As part of their participation in these larger coalitions, there is much that government and business leaders can do to help meet the Paris Agreement goals. Examples --


    Last updated: 8/23/2017.