Tag Archives: Environment

Faith & the Environment: Winter 2011 Viewings, Web-Sites and Books

Posted by billtownmike@yahoo.com:   By the time you read this the 2010 UN Climate Change conference in Cancun, Mexico will have concluded.  For available, accessible and replicable solutions to the challenge of climate change, see http://www.unep.org/unite/30ways.   For statements and … Continue reading

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WHE Care Wednesdays—Women Who Care About the Environment and Health

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org):   Starting in 2007, Pittsburgh has hosted Women’s Health and the Environment Conferences (http://www.womenshealthpittsburgh.org/pages/past-conferences), led by Teresa Heinz. These conferences brought together scientists, healthcare practitioners, writers, and citizens concerned about these issues. They attracted women and men … Continue reading

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Let There Be … Stuff?

GreenFaith (http://www.greenfaith.org/) and The Story of Stuff Project (http://www.storyofstuff.com/) have teamed up to create Let There Be … Stuff?, a six-session curriculum for teenagers that explores the relationship between their consumption, their faith, and the health of the planet. These organizations are … Continue reading

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Environmental Study Guides from Northwest Earth Institute

From the Northwest Earth Institute (NWEI at http://www.nwei.org):   The winter season is a wonderful time for learning and introspection, and gathering with others over a potluck lunch or dinner with the Northwest Earth Institute guides in hand.  Whether it … Continue reading

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PennFuture Breakfasts on Economic Growth in Clean Energy

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org):   PennFuture is hosting a series of breakfast meetings in cities throughout Pennsylvania to discuss proposed state legislation aimed at promoting economic growth in the clean energy sector.   Specifically, the meetings will provide an opportunity to … Continue reading

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PennFuture’s Annual Post Election Forum 2009–November 10, Harrisburg

Who will be the next governor of Pennsylvania? Will Arlen Specter be able to stave off challenges from Joe Sestak and Pat Toomey? Will the Democrats or the Republicans control the Pennsylvania House after next year’s elections? Come to PennFuture’s … Continue reading

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Protect Pennsylvania’s Forests in Final Budget Deal

PennFuture is asking for our help.   Pennsylvania’s state forests are being sacrificed by the current budget deal. Penn’s woods—which have defined the Commonwealth since its inception—are under attack   We need you to speak out NOW at https://secure2.convio.net/penn/site/Advocacy?pagename=homepage&page=UserAction&id=405&autologin=true&AddInterest=1286&JServSessionIdr002=2ye197vyk1.app202b.   … Continue reading

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Act Now to Protect Vulnerable Persons from the Impacts of Climate Change

Faith in Public Life (FIPL) has alerted us of the need to move now—Congress is debating an important climate change bill, and people of faith must mobilize to make their voices heard.   The faith community is pushing hard to … Continue reading

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Voices for Creation: Summer Reading Suggestions

More than twenty years have passed since the international community initiated the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in 1988, enlisting over 2,500 scientists to report on the causes and impact of climate change.  It was a co-winner of the … Continue reading

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