Organizations we partner with…
Citizens’ Climate Lobby focuses on advocating for national carbon fee and dividend legislation, specifically the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act, which puts a fair and escalating cost on coal, oil, and natural gas to decrease pollution and accelerate the shift to renewable energy, while returning revenues to families to manage the shift.
Presbyterians for Earth Care invites individuals and congregations to participate in the growing earth care movement within the PC(USA). PEC is a national eco-justice network that cares for God’s creation by connecting, equipping, and inspiring Presbyterians to make creation care a central concern of the church.
Earth Care Congregations of the Presbyterian Church (USA) Hunger Program promotes creation care in congregations through annual environmentally conscious commitments in the areas of worship, teaching, facilities, and outreach.
Presbyterians for Carbon Dividends (P4CD) is affiliated with both CCL and Presbyterian for Earth Care. It aims to engage Presbyterians at every level in promoting carbon fee and dividend to achieve carbon neutrality. The 223rd PC(USA) General Assembly (June 2018) supported this strategy as an economically just, compassionate, and effective way to avert the worst of climate chaos, rapidly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and transition to a clean energy future. For more information, email Curtis Baysinger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Inhabiting Eden: Christians, the Bible, and the Ecological Crisis, published by Westminster John Knox, is a book and Bible study by Patricia Tull, who is one of the Presbyterian Climate Advocates. A leader’s guide and a workbook are available as well. Inhabiting Eden is also a website where you can find a blog on green living, as well as book information and invitations to online courses.
Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light is Indiana’s chapter of the national faith and environmental organization Interfaith Power & Light, “a religious response to global warming.” Hoosier IPL focuses on clean energy, creation care, and advocacy for renewable energy, pollution reduction, and environmental justice. They also offer workshops on energy conservation and renewable energy for congregational buildings, on green team formation, and other topics.
Other organizations we commend…
Hoosier Environmental Council works in Indiana to reduce barriers to sustainable energy use, cut down on pollution and greenhouse gas emissions associated with factory farms, strengthen drinking water protections, and safeguard wilderness areas.
Carbon Neutral Indiana offers tools for measuring and offsetting household and business carbon footprints by supporting Afognak Forest Carbon Project in Alaska and and other projects that regrow trees to keep carbon in the ground.
EarthJustice is the premier nonprofit public interest environmental law organization, “because the earth needs a good lawyer.” They wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health, to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, to advance clean energy, and to combat climate change.