Environment and Climate Change

Temple Shalom cares deeply about climate change and the environment.  We strive to “till and tend” our garden as good stewards (Gen. 2:15) by reducing our carbon footprint and reducing waste in all our activities. The Tikkun Olam committee provides opportunities for congregants to learn more about what they can do individually to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and collectively as a congregation to help ensure the survival of our planet.

Activities include climate change learning and discussion sessions; advocacy opportunities at the county and state levels, working with organizations such as Interfaith Power and Light; and youth education programs within Temple Shalom.

Temple Shalom has recently taken steps to reduce its building energy use and is getting ready to install solar panels on its roof and over its parking lot.

We invite you to join the climate change group under the Tikkun Olam Committee. Contact Tikkun Olam Chairs Sara Nathan and Betsy Kingery at TikkunOlam@templeshalom.net for more information or to offer your assistance.

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