Climate Justice

You can find here resources to help you in spiritually responding to climate change through upholding the sacredness of all life, reducing our carbon pollution, and protecting vulnerable communities.

The TIPL Steering Committee recognizes that we by and large are wealthy and privileged when compared to others.  We have adapted the Jemez Principles to guide how we interact with others, especially those who are most harmed by climate change.  Every month, we discuss one of its principles.  You can read  the TIPL Jemez Principles adaptation here.

The Moral Response to Climate Change.  A summary of the morality underlying our response to climate change.

Our most vulnerable neighbors are at highest risk during the extreme temperatures of climate change.  These two white papers provide an overview of the health effects of living in a home that is too hot or too cold.

Health effects of living in a hot home

Health effects of living in a cold home.

Knoxville Energy Burden