Alliance of Religions and Conservation View the environmental positions of 11 of the world’s religions.
The Regeneration Project The national hub of the state Interfaith Power and Light organizations.
Eco-Justice Ministries Brings an eco-justice theological perspective into the life and ministry of churches.
Eco-Justice Working Group The National Council of Churches has been providing an opportunity for the national bodies of member Protestant and Orthodox denominations to work together to protect and restore God’s creation. A major task of our environmental ministry is to provide program ideas and resources to help congregations as they engage in environmental justice.
Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN) A unique evangelical ministry whose purpose is to “declare the Lordship of Christ over all creation” (Col. 1:15-20). EEN was formed because it recognizes many “environmental” problems are fundamentally spiritual problems.
Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life(COEJL) “Protecting Creation, Generation to Generation.”
Hazon A Jewish organization promoting sustainable living.
Religious Witness for the Earth (RWE) A national interfaith network dedicated to public witness in defense of Creation. Seeing climate change and environmental devastation as issues of justice, RWE invokes the loving spirit, selfless courage, and moral authority of the civil rights movement.
Buddhist Peace Fellowship Their open-hearted engagement with the world is expressed through expanding programs in the United States and Asia. Through BPF, Buddhists of many different traditions are developing individual and group responses to socially conditioned suffering.
Earth Ministry Helping individuals and congregations connect Christian faith with care for the earth.
National Religious Partnership for the Environment A formal alliance of major faith groups and denominations across the spectrum of Jewish and Christian communities and organizations in the United States.
Interfaith Climate Change Network Joining together in protecting creation.
Catholic Coalition on Climate Change Outlines Catholic concerns on stewardship of Creation with special focus on needs of the poor.
Catholic Climate Covenant The Pledge of St. Francis for Catholics and others to commit to addressing climate change in their own life practices.
EPA Energy Star CongregationsThe ENERGY STAR label stands for energy efficiency, which can support your congregation’s concern for financial and environmental stewardship. EPA can assist your congregation in making decisions on your facilities and equipment that save money and prevent pollution.
SCIENCE–See also “Solid Science” links (selection on main menu bar)
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) The IPCC is the most authoritative source for statistics and figures on climate change. Visit this site to view the latest assessment reports, press releases, and graphics.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) The EPA’s global warming site is a great place to begin investigating how your area will be affected by climate change. Included are sections on sea-level rise, the impacts of warming on health, and things you can do to help reduce the emission of greenhouse gases.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Government agency with major climate science research projects.
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network (US Department of Energy) A gateway to hundreds of Web sites and thousands of online documents on energy efficiency and renewable energy.
ENERGY & GREEN BUILDING
Guide to Green Mortgages/Energy Efficient Mortgages. Learn about financing for your energy efficiency improvements.
Smart Energy Living. Great energy saving ideas and some hard to find information. Well organized into topics. Scroll lower on page for more topics.
Home Energy Saver A web-based home energy audit tool.
American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) AWEA has advocated the development of wind energy as a reliable, environmentally superior energy alternative in the United States and around the world.
American Solar Energy Society (ASES) ASES is a national organization dedicated to advancing the use of solar energy for the benefit of U.S. citizens and the global environment. ASES promotes the widespread near- and long-term use of solar energy.
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) USGBC is the nation’s foremost coalition of leaders from across the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work.
Green-e Renewable Electricity Certification Program Green-e is administered by the non-profit Center for Resource Solutions. Green-e provides an easy way for consumers to quickly identify environmentally superior electricity products in competitive markets.
Renewable Energy World This internet-based clean energy news and information source was started by a group of clean energy professionals with a passion and desire to create a long term sustainable business.
“The Homeowners Guide” at www.homeloans.org has a good page on Home Energy Efficiency (click on that tab).
Create cool roofs and pavements Learn why it can help climate change an how to do it.
Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) Based in San Francisco, CRS brings together diverse interests to implement practical resource solutions. CRS promotes clean and efficient energy use, encourages sustainable economic growth, and helps preserve the environment for present and future generations.
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) RMI is an entrepreneurial nonprofit organization headed by Amory Lovins that fosters the efficient and restorative use of resources to make the world secure, just, prosperous, and life-sustaining.
Natural Capitalism Solutions A nonprofit consulting organizations headed by Hunt Lovins that helps governments and businesses of all levels and sizes to create a sustainable world.
Environmental Defense Fund This group fights to protect human health, restore our oceans and ecosystems, and curb global warming.
Union of Concerned Scientists This organization is an independent nonprofit alliance of more than 100,000 concerned citizens and scientists.