Tips For Reducing Your Impact
Save Gas, Save Energy
Keep your tires properly inflated. Every pound underinflation uses 6% more gas. And tune up your car. A poorly tuned car can use 25% more gas.
What You Can Do
See this helpful resource, What You Can Do, from the Catholic Climate Change Justice and Health Initiative of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB).
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The Challenge of Consumption
The disparities between human beings who live in desperate poverty and those who have everything money can buy are glaring in a world brought closer together through amazing advances in communication. This great disparity denies social justice, leads to ecological tragedy, and most of all creates a misperception of what the good life really is, which ultimately makes excessive consumption a religious question.
How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
“Take ACTION! Reduce Your Carbon Footprint: Care for God’s Creation and Poor People” handout contains a list of activities and action steps to help fulfill the ACTION part of the St. Francis Pledge.