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EVs reached 7% of new car sales in the US in 2022
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2 Min. Video: Video Link (Quaker Quotes & call to action using cclcalls.org)
Current Flier: tiny.cc/Quaker-CCL-Flier,
CCL Quaker Action Team Calendar: tiny.cc/CCLQuakerCal.
If you have suggestions for other resources or would like to add an event, contact group leaders.
Welcome to the Quaker Action Team!
Our goal is to engage Quakers (Unprogrammed, Evangelical, Pastoral and Conservative branches) in climate action, with an emphasis on understanding the value of a carbon fee and dividend approach. Below you will find many resources beyond the flier and calendar noted above.
Check out Citizens' Climate Radio by Quaker Peterson Toscano - Ex: April 23 - Black Birders Week with Tykee James
QUNO (Quaker United Nations Office) - Human Impacts of Climate Change web page - 2021 Resource "How to be a hero for all our children" Climate Resource Document (12 succinct cases made for climate action - for use with elected officials), Joint Quaker Climate statement (2018 Version PDF, or online).
FCNL (Friends Committee on National Legislation) Statements & Supported Interfaith Resources:
- FCNL's EICDA statements 2021 and before - along with all faith statements on EICDA website
- FCNL's Carbon Pricing Principles (April 1, 2021)
- Another Look at FCNL’s Carbon Pricing Principles (April 19, 2021)
- FCNL's analysis of 6 specific 2019 bills that price carbon (EICDA is one)
- Migration and the Climate Crisis (April 19, 2021)
- Climate Champions: Young Adult Advocates Convince Their Representative to Join the Climate Solutions Caucus (October 6, 2017) - relationship between CCL & FCNL
- Signed on: 2019 Interfaith Carbon Pricing Principles
- WISC (Washington Interreligious Staff Community) summary of IPCC Report by Energy & Ecology Working Group
- WISC summary of US National Climate Assessment (by region)
EICDA Minutes of Support & Endorsement:
- Quakers listed on EICDA website as of 5-1-21 with 146 faith groups signed-on - (AZ: Flagstaff Friends Meeting, Tempe Friends Meeting, MD: Cester River Riends Meeting, MN: Carmon Valley Friends, NV: Reno Friends Quaker Meeting, NY: Sarasota Monthly Meeting, PA: Bucks Quarterly)
- NYYM (NY, CT, NJ): New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (all of NY and parts of CT and NJ) encourages the enactment of carbon pricing legislation in 2021.
- PA: Fallsington and Lehight Valley Monthly Meetings have endorsed. Bucks Quarterly has as well.
- AZ: Flagstaff (AZ01) and Tempe (AZ09) have each endorsed HR 763. AHYM (Arizona Half-Yearly Meeting) in process. IMYM (Intermountain Yearly Meeting - AZ, UT, NM, CO) has a 2019 Climate Change Minute that references HR 763.
- SD: Rapid City called on Meetings (Monthly, Regional & Yearly) to Support Carbon Pricing & Sign CCL Endorsers Letters
The existing Quaker Climate Statement & Signatories is also available from QEW here: http://www.quakerearthcare.org/article/shared-quaker-statement-facing-challenge-climate-change
Web Resources of Quakers & Climate Change: https://quakersandclimatechange.com/ Also see Quakers in the World Website
As Quakers, we are encouraged to share our inspiring stories at either of the above links.
What is missing? Your links can be added here, just contact Gretchen.