In the Toolkit --

Introduction

  • 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

    GUIDE TO THE TOOLKIT

    The following is a brief overview of the contents of the toolkit. In the overview, the headings of the various sections and subsections of the toolkit appear as hyperlinks (underlined words in blue). You can click on any of these to move to that section/subsection. You can also navigate around the toolkit by clicking on the headings (in green) in the right-hand side bar of each page.

    I. Choosing a Role for Your League suggests a range of ways in which Leagues can help promote climate solutions -- from covering energy and climate topics in their Voters to presenting informational meetings to participating in community events to promoting "green" policy initiatives in their communities.

    II. Grassroots Action Priorities focuses on key issues where state and local League action can make a critical difference right now. Within this section --

    III. The Basics of Climate Change is a small, carefully selected set of resources covering fundamental principles of climate science, current scientific evidence for climate change, and the causes and projected impacts of climate change.

    IV. Engaging Individuals discusses strategies and techniques for helping people become more energy conscious and motivating them to make changes in their daily lives. Within this section --

    V. Promoting Public Policy provides ideas and resources for working with the broader community to reduce its collective carbon footprint as well as examples of League climate action and information about efforts at the international level. Within this section --

    VI. The Resources section includes a selection of websites, journal and magazine articles, books, videos, and educational materials. It is organized into several subsections --

    Last updated: 8/3/2017