Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Climate Action Team Training Series Session #1: Introduction Julio Magalhães, PhD Global Warming Program Coordinator Loma Prieta Chapter, Sierra Club.

Similar presentations


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:

1 Climate Action Team Training Series Session #1: Introduction Julio Magalhães, PhD Global Warming Program Coordinator Loma Prieta Chapter, Sierra Club

2 Participant Introductions Name ? City ?

3 Working for Low-Energy Practices Human Energy Behaviors CO 2 Fuel Demand Climate Change Energy Insecurity Simplicity & Scalability

4 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

5 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

6 Basic Information: Why reduce energy use?

7 Reduce Climate Change Arctic Polar Cap Change: Fort Point Sea Level Record Wildfire increases Sea Level Rise

8 Increase Energy Security 64% of crude oil (petroleum) is imported ! Becoming a National Security issue U.S. Petroleum Production & Imports

9 Save Money

10 Increase Health Using energy generated from fossil fuels (oil, natural gas, coal) means more air pollution…

11 Be Just to All Climate change, energy prices, air pollution have bigger impacts on the poor…. Environmental justice

12 Activity #1: Balloon Exercise

13 How Many Balloons Equal 1 pound of CO 2 ? 1 lb CO 2 = (weight) liter balloons (volume)

14 CO 2 Emissions Due to Human Activity Billions of Metric Tons

15 Projections of future CO 2 levels Source: Climate Change 2001, IPCC Scenarios A unique time…

16 Activity #2: Visualizing the Effect of CO 2

17 The Greenhouse Effect Atmospheric Physics 101 !

18 Balloons & Flashlight Activity

19 Forming Climate Action Teams

20 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

21 Observation Worksheet

22 Write your name & CAT name

23 Observation Worksheet (backside) Write team member names on back-side

24 Observation Worksheet: Saving Balloons & Dollars! Compute group totals & report Individuals Complete Worksheet for the past week

25 Group Project: Expanding Your Impact…

26 A Spectrum of Options Talking or posting to your social network Passing along ideas Showing a CAT video to a group Doing a full blown training for a group Other ?

27 Conclusion

28 Training Series Schedule

29 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

30 Resources Slides and materials available on Google group: Additional materials: Vocabulary list, supplementary reading….

31 Questions?

32 The End


Download ppt "Climate Action Team Training Series Session #1: Introduction Julio Magalhães, PhD Global Warming Program Coordinator Loma Prieta Chapter, Sierra Club."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google