In the Toolkit --


I. Choosing a Role for Your League
Your League can play an important role in educating your community about global climate change and the need for strong action to reduce GHG emissions.

II. Grassroots Action Priorities
Learn about key issues where state and local League action can make a real difference right now. Priorities: Climate Change. Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Renewable Energy. Adapting to Climate Change.

III. Basics of Climate Change
Get up to speed on the basics of climate change with the clearly written and accessible resources in this section.

IV. Engaging Individuals
The decisions that people make every day have an impact on climate change. Help individuals and groups from school-age kids to congregations and business communities learn about actions they can take to reduce their carbon footprint.

V. Promoting Public Policy
Explore ideas and resources for working with your community to reduce its collective carbon footprint. Find examples of League climate action and learn about international efforts to address climate change.

VI. Resources
Explore this comprehensive set of resources for in-depth information about key climate-related topics, including climate science, energy, economics, ethics, health, and national security.


Community Action Models

Communities around the country are taking collective action on climate change in a number of ways.

Organizing for Community Action

A number of tried-and-true steps can help ensure the success of a community action initiative.

Tips for Building Grassroots Support

Working effectively with the media can help build support for your public policy goals.

League Action on Climate Change

The League has been a strong advocate for policies that will reduce the risk of catastrophic global warming, share the burden of cutting carbon emissions fairly, accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy, and prepare for the unavoidable impacts of the changing cllimate.

International Action

Ultimately, climate change is a global problem that requires global solutions. The United States must take a leadership role in working with other nations to achieve a legally binding global treaty that will safeguard the planet for future generations.

Last updated: 1/24/2015