Presentation on theme: "Climate Action Team Training Series Session #1: Introduction Julio Magalhães, PhD Global Warming Program Coordinator Loma Prieta Chapter, Sierra Club."— Presentation transcript:
Climate Action Team Training Series Session #1: Introduction Julio Magalhães, PhD Global Warming Program Coordinator Loma Prieta Chapter, Sierra Club
Working for Low-Energy Practices Human Energy Behaviors CO 2 Fuel Demand Climate Change Energy Insecurity Simplicity & Scalability
Curriculum History Julio Magalhães, PhD Global Warming Program Coordinator Loma Prieta Chapter, Sierra Club Kakoli Banerjee, Brenda Eberle, Nicole Kemeny CAT Program Volunteers Loma Prieta Chapter, Sierra Club Carrie Armel, PhD Marilyn Cornelius Precourt Institute for Energy Efficiency Stanford University Dr. Tom Robinson Stanford University School of Medicine Developed a high school curriculum Adapted Stanford Precourt Energy Institute high school curriculum to adult population and to groups
Overview of Todays Session 1. Basic Information: Why Reduce Energy Use? 2. Activity: Visualizing CO 2 & Impacts 3. Observation Worksheet: Cheers for what you are already doing 4. Group Project: Impacting Others… 5. Conclusion / Action Items 6. Questions
Form Climate Action Teams 1. CAT members will work together during the training series 2. CAT members will work together to adopt low-energy practices in their personal lives 3. CAT members will work together to have an impact beyond themselves 4. Team size: 3-5 people 5. Choose a name for your team
Action Items for Session 2 1. Monitor & record your Observation Worksheet behaviors during the coming week 2. Compute your individual & group totals of balloons & dollars saved for the week before Session #1 and for the week between Session #1 and Session #2 3. Please bring electricity bill to next session
Resources Slides and materials available on Google group: http://groups.google.com/group/lp-climate-action-teams Additional materials: Vocabulary list, supplementary reading….