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Go Green

Green Up helps congregation and their members make the individual changes needed to tackle climate change.  Whether this is installing energy efficient lighting in their houses of worship or putting solar up on their roofs, every action that reduces climate pollution is an important step in the right direction! There are simple, low-barrier, low-cost actions […]

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Speak Up

Speak Up, advocating and lobbying,  is bringing the power of moral authority to the political process. Whether it’s lobbying legislators, attending rallies, signing letters or speaking at public hearings – NYIPL mobilizes people of faith across the state to engage in the political process. As one house of worship, any of us can find ourselves easily dismissed […]

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Is your congregation ready to explore energy efficiency?

Here are five things you can do. Get the right team together. Make sure you have someone with the necessary business acumen on your sustainability team to help assess financial opportunities associated with energy efficiency. Understand your energy use. This could be as simple as a spreadsheet for tracking electricity, gas, oil and/or propane use […]

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Free Encyclical Climate Action Kit

Interfaith Power & Light and the Catholic Climate Covenant have teamed up teamed up to bring you our Pope Francis’ encyclical Climate Action Kit – a guide for communities of all faiths. As noted in the kit, “Putting the ecological encyclical into action can be simple. You’ll receive a step-by-step guide to understand and apply […]

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Looking to Go Solar for your home?

Create change in your own community, starting with your rooftop! Here are three easy ways for you to get more information. Check out our NYIPL partnership Sungevity. Get a free iquote from Sungevity. If you sign up for solar through our partnership, you’ll receive a $750 off your costs and NYIPL will receive a $750 […]