BUUF Climate Action Team meeting, 6/16/19

Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (BUUF)

Climate Action Team (CAT) NEW NAME

Sunday, June 16, 2019

7TH PRINCIPLE: RESPECT FOR THE INTERDEPENDENT WEB OF ALL EXISTENCE OF WHICH WE ARE A PART

UUA Climate Action Network – Overall Goals

Your congregation and local community’s carbon footprint is lowered.

Climate change mitigation and adaptation policy is implemented at the local, national, and international level.

Climate change solutions are socially just.

Your Climate Action Team is actively involved in the CreateClimateJustice.net network.

NOTES

Attending:

  • Dennis and Sharon Rockwood – co-leaders
  • Eileen Geddings
  • Blanca Gerard
  • Bob Huntley
  • Betsy Johnson
  • Ray Johnson
  • Cath Sandstrom
  • Scott Smoith
  • Chuck Tate
  • Liz Tate
  • Jeanette Ross-Von Alten
  • Tom Von Alten

1. Light Chalice/Reading

2. Introductions

3. One Year Plan review, revise, adopt- see attached revised/adopted one-year plan.
Note that team unanimously adopted the name: Climate Action Team.

4. 2019/20 Planning Calendar review – see attached revised draft planning calendar. Discussion of activities throughout the coming year. Particular note for November with CCL as Plate Partner – propose to Rev. Sara and Worship Team that a CCL speaker be included.

5. Brainstorm – action or topic (HOMEWORK – identify area of interest and bring information for discussion next meeting:

TOPIC/ACTION
International
Doctors
EPA RulesPlastics (Zero Waste Store)
Immigrants & Ref-ugeesPopulation
Control
Oceans and plastic pollution
Book GroupGreen Jobs“Idaho Matters” KBSX radio (Gemma Gaudet)
CAT BannerTax
incentives
Sell Green Products for
fund-raiser
Contained
Animal
Farms (CAF)
Waste
Management
Idaho Specific
Climate Issues
Dr. Jen Pierce – BSUBUUF Website Space

6. Book Lists – Dennis provided CCL Book Group theme lists. See attached: Communicating the Science, Mitigation, Resiliency and adaptation.

Next Meetings (third Sunday after last service)

  • July 21 11:30-1pm
  • August 18 – skip meeting
  • Sept 15 – 12:45 – 2 pm