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Russell Outcalt

UUFR DD 2021 Ecochallenge Team

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 480 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

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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