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Russell Outcalt

UUFR DD 2021 Ecochallenge Team

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 510 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    405
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    20
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    7
    public officials or leaders
    contacted

Russell's Actions

Health and Education

Organize Faiths 4 Climate Justice Action

Helped organize the Human Prayer Chain for Climate Justice in Raleigh, NC on October 18.

Completed
One-Time Action

Buildings

LED upfit in Fellowship Hall

Arranged for the upfit of the remaining fluorescent fixtures to LEDs on the ground floor of Fellowship Hall

Completed
One-Time Action

Health and Education

Greenfaith Faiths 4 Climate Justice

Attended two training sessions for Greenfaith's Faiths 4 Climate Justice event in October

Completed
One-Time Action

Health and Education

EJMT September Meeting Prep

Prepared slide deck for 9/19 meeting

Completed
One-Time Action

Health and Education

ICCT Steering Committee Meeting

Represented UUFR on the ICCT Steering Committee meeting of 6/17/21 and served as secretary

Completed
One-Time Action

Health and Education

EJMT Meeting Prep

Made slides for the 6/20/21 EJMT meeting and sent out notices, arranged for the room

Completed
One-Time Action

Health and Education

Write a letter to Joe Manchin

Write a letter as part of the Poor People's Campaign to convince Joe Manchin to eliminate the filibuster.

Completed
One-Time Action

Buildings

Research Heat Pumps

High-Efficiency Heat Pumps

I will spend at least 45 minutes researching heat pumps to see if installing one makes sense for my home/building.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health and Education

Continue Press Event Planning

Met with ICCT reps and Catholic climate activists on the planning of an interfaith press event during the congressional recess

COMPLETED 3
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Healing & Renewal

Distributed ICCT newsletter to UUFR EJMT Google Group

Sent out the ICCT newsletter from June 4, 2021 on Pilgrim UCC letter to Duke Energy

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Building Resilience

Raleigh Heat Mapping Project

Sign up for the Raleigh Heat Mapping Project later June/early July 2021.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health and Education

Plan a Press Conference with ICCT

Continue planning an interfaith press event to raise the faith voice in the fight against climate change

Completed
One-Time Action

Buildings

Install Solar Panels

Install solar panels on my house

Completed
One-Time Action

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

Farm Irrigation Efficiency

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of trees and plants in my yard.

Completed
One-Time Action

Electricity

Communicate With My Elected Officials

Onshore Wind Turbines, Offshore Wind Turbines

I will write or call 7 elected official(s) telling them not to support fossil fuel subsidies and instead support wind energy generation.

Completed
One-Time Action

Electricity

Calculate the carbon footprint of my household

I will calculate the carbon emissions associated with my household and consider how different lifestyle choices could reduce our carbon footprint and our impact on the environment.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Research and Consider Switching to a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle

Electric Cars, Hybrid Cars

I will spend at least 240 minutes researching and weighing my options to see if a hybrid or electric vehicle makes sense for my lifestyle.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Composting

Composting, Reduced Food Waste

I will start a compost bin where I live.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food, Agriculture, and Land Use

Learn More about Regenerative Agriculture

Conservation Agriculture, Regenerative Annual Cropping

I will spend at least 60 minutes learning about the need for more regenerative agriculture.

Completed
One-Time Action

Electricity

Choose LED Bulbs

LED Lighting

I will replace 20 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Electricity

UU Webinar on Data Centers

Attend webinar on data centers May 16, 2021

Completed
One-Time Action

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