Climate Action | Climate Justice Resources

Carbon Calculators – How big is your footprint?

Every congregant is encouraged to calculate your individual / family carbon footprint and then look for ways to shrink it! Get out your energy bills and here are two calculators to try:

Interfaith Power and Light’s Cool Congregations Calculator for Individuals.

The EPA’s Carbon Footprint Calculator.

Twenty-five [mostly] simple tips for decreasing your carbon footprint

Information on the 2022-23 Ann Arbor Climate Hero Stories Group’s webinars on Reducing Your Carbon Footprint:

Find a Local Climate Organization

A Guide to Climate-related Organizations in Ann Arbor, in Michigan and Beyond

Climate Project Updates

Green Burial

Dec, 2022 New York Times article on Green Burial

May, 2022, Information on Green Burial in Washtenaw County

Progress on Recommendations from the U of M Graham Report

As of December, 2022, all items from an energy audit of the UUAA building have been completed; a landscaping group has begun planning for future landscaping; new solar panels will be added to the building pending congregational approval; Zero Waste planning has started.

Nov, 2021, Status of Graham Report recommendations

Nov, 2021 Update on UUAA Renewable Energy Production

Landscaping 2030 — Excerpts from the Graham Sustainability Institute Report

Climate Resources for Kids and Families


  Environmental Justice Explained  (

  Our Climate, Our Future (


 Our Climate Our Future Coloring Activity

 Climate Kids Scavenger Hunt

 Climate Kids Coloring Book

 Sierra Club Clean Schools Fact Sheet

 Sierra Club Clean Schools Toolkit

 Earth Guardians: 50 Simple Things

 Climate Kids Bingo

 Climate Kids Activity Book

 Climate Commitment Carrot

 Climate Kids in Action: 10 Things I Can Do to Help


Background Information on UUAA Climate Work