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Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 4:14pm - 3 months ago
Energy Saving Action #2: Let there be light
Action:Replace 3 incandescent light bulbs with ENERGY STAR certified compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs).
Annual Impact (per person taking this action):238 lbs CO2e
Trade in your old light bulb for a spiral! You’ll save energy, save money, and reduce carbon emissions. If every American home replaced just one light bulb with a light bulb that's earned the ENERGY STAR, we would save enough energy to light 3 million homes for a year, save about $600 million in annual energy costs, and prevent 9 billion pounds of greenhouse gas emissions per year, equivalent to those from about 800,000 cars.
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Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 2:17pm - 3 months ago
The Jewish environmental movement will have a shared presence at the Forward on Climate rally. Here are the details about the rally, as described by 350.org:
At 12 Noon on Sunday, February 17, thousands of Americans will head to Washington, D.C. to make Forward on Climate the largest climate rally in history. Join this historic event to make your voice heard and help the president start his second term with strong climate action.
Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 11:09pm - 4 months ago
Yesterday, we concluded our Year of Jewish Learning on the Environment. In appropriate Jewish fashion, we are turning immediately from LEARNING to DOING by launching our Year of Jewish Action on the Environment today!
|We're thrilled to announce that this program will be implemented in partnership with the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL)! Check out our joint press release, "New Jewish Energy for Tu b'Shevat"!|
Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 4:59pm - 4 months ago
The eighteenth topic in the Year of Jewish Learning on the Environment, The Glory in Creation: Valuing Biodiversity!
Posted on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 2:22pm - 4 months ago
The seventeenth topic in the Year of Jewish Learning on the Environment, Guard Yourselves Very Well!
Posted on Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 6:00pm - 5 months ago
The sixteenth topic in the Year of Jewish Learning on the Environment, Being a Good Neighbor released!
Posted on Friday, December 14, 2012, 3:00pm - 5 months ago
It's been a big year for Jewcology. Specifically, it’s been a Year of Jewish Learning on the Environment, with new learning materials released on a wide range of Jewish environmental topics. These materials have been shared widely in the Jewish community, including by such diverse Jewish publications as TorahCafe.com, the Jerusalem Post, Hirhurim (Torah Musings), and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College.
Posted on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 12:44am - 6 months ago
The fifteenth topic in the Year of Jewish Learning on the Environment, Toward a Wiser Use of Energy released!
Posted on Friday, November 16, 2012, 4:10pm - 6 months ago
The fourteenth topic in the Year of Jewish Learning on the Environment, Let the Land Rest: Lessons from Shemita, the Sabbatical Year released!
Posted on Monday, November 12, 2012, 8:19pm - 6 months ago
Congratulations to the following Jewish environmental organizations who were recognized on the 2012-13 Slingshot List of the 50 Most Innovative Jewish Organizations in North America! The organizations listed are also a part of the Green Hevra, a collaborative effort of 16 major Jewish environmental organizations, working together to increase coordination across the Jewish environmental movement.
Here are the Green Hevra organizations recognized by Slingshot: