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

    CLIMATE ACTION

    President Biden has acted swiftly to reengage the U.S. in the fight against climate change, taking steps to rejoin the Paris Agreement on his first day in office. But it will take time to undo the damage wrought by the Trump Administration.

    The New York Times has compiled a list of 78 Environmental Rules that the Trump Administration has sought to reverse (updated December 28, 2018). Of these, 47 rollbacks have been completed and another 31 are in progress. The list and details about each rule are available here.

    State and Local Climate Action Initiatives. 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 --

    RESOURCES

    Last updated: 2/14/2021.