The following Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism informational pages outline the most pressing environmental issues. Each webpage provides background information, Jewish resources, updated legislation, Union for Reform Judaism Resolutions and suggestions for how to take action and get involved.
Endangered Species Outlines the major animal and plant extinction crises we currently face.
Environmental Health Explains the connection between the environmental choices we make and human health.
Environmental Justice Information on how to protect impoverished communities that are most at risk for environmental threats including floods, heat waves, etc.
Forests Identifies issues of logging, mining, road building and other ecologically damaging activities affecting national forests.
Takings Legislation The Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment declares "private property shall not be taken for public use without just compensation." Lately, this clause has been used to require compensation when environmental regulations reduce value of property.