Rosh Hashanah is a great time to educate about bees. We depend on these pollinators for much of our food, and bees are in trouble for a variety of reasons. Check out Hazon’s flyer you can use, Jewish sources, 15 Facts About Bees from National Geographic, and NYC Beekeepers Association, for more information. And check out Kane Street Synagogue’s annual honey fundraiser for inspiration.
Check DSIRE: Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency for funding opportunities across the US, listed by state.
Need to make the business case for planning for climate change to your board? Jewish organizations, like governments, are prone to “short termism.” Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States warns that it is time to factor climate change into long-term business decisions and create a plan to mitigate your exposure to risk.
Looking for a great way to engage teachers and students in environmental sustainability? Check out this guide to organizing a School Green Day.