INTERFAITH GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE CAMPAIGNS
In THE FUTURE, OUR goals for the world are:
In five years, realistic goals for the faith community are:
In five years, realistic goals for the campaign are:
In five years, realistic tasks for the campaign are:
Congregational/Faith Communion Education
1. Forty (40) congregations using climate change related resources, such as scripture study, the video, "Gods Creation and Global Warming," bulletin insert, faith group statements, and Energy Stewardship Congregation material, with eight of these being people of color congregations/faith communions.
2. One (1) Senior High Environmental Interfaith Summer Adventure for 30 young people in West Virginia representing 10-12 faith communities.
3. Twenty (20) presentations, services, or workshops on the climate change campaign to faith groups, and civic or environmental organizations, including youth groups.
4. Ten (10) climate change campaign displays at organizational and faith group events, including youth groups.
Resource Assessment Teams
5. Two (2) regional teams of volunteers, who provide assessment of buildings and grounds for religious and non-profit organizations will be trained and receive technical support.
6. Three assessments will be conducted by each regional team.
7. Eight (8) presentations at congregations, faith communion gatherings, annual conferences, and environmental organizations on technologies available for energy conservation (electric, gas, auto fuel efficiency) and alternative energy.
8. Twenty (20) congregations/non-profit organizations will participate in the CFL project.
9.Twenty (20) congregations/businesses/organizations and one hundred family units will pledge to reduce their energy consumption by 20%.
Partnering with other Non-profit, Environmental Organizations, and other Sectors
10. One (1) information gathering and research campaign targeting the state's large energy consumers, which would lead to activities such as partnering, dialogue, meetings, writing letters, media coverage and/or one building to be redeveloped as a model of energy efficiency.
11. One (1) action plan developed, for identifying the sectors (such as business, labor, education) of the state for the support of just energy use and sustainable livelihood in transitioning to sustainable energy use and renewable energy industries.
12. Five events sponsored jointly with coalition groups of similar goals.
13. Twenty (20) articles or op-eds appearing in public, faith-based, or organizational newspapers/ newsletters.
14. Four (4) radio interviews or stories related to the campaign.
15. Five (5) television station broadcast interviews or coverage of campaign related news and events.
16. One (1) media training event for the steering committee members, others involved in the campaign, and representatives of partner organizations, to strengthen skills in conveying our message through the media.
Pubic Policy Advocacy
17. Ten (10) meetings with elected officials (national, state, local) about issues related to the campaign, especially legislation about energy, fuel economy, and binding international agreements.
18. Forty (40) letters to elected officials related to climate change issues.