The Path of Hope: A Study on Climate Action for Faith Communities

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You are invited to join an online discussion series built around 15-minute videos featuring interviews with US faith leaders, representatives of climate-impacted communities from the global South, and presentations by UN officials and other experts. The videos walk viewers through four key climate policy issues that intersect with universal faith concerns for vulnerable and marginalized …

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The Path of Hope: A Study on Climate Action for Faith Communities

Online TX

You are invited to join an online discussion series built around 15-minute videos featuring interviews with US faith leaders, representatives of climate-impacted communities from the global South, and presentations by UN officials and other experts. The videos walk viewers through four key climate policy issues that intersect with universal faith concerns for vulnerable and marginalized …

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Confronting Climate Gridlock

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Confronting climate change will require interconnected efforts to improve technologies, policy, and diplomacy. Professor Dan Cohan of Rice University will explore the interconnections between domestic and international efforts and market-based and policy approaches to accelerate the pursuit of clean energy and slow global warming. Drawing on lessons from his recently published book, Confronting Climate Gridlock: …

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Reconnecting Communities after a Natural Disaster

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Join Dr. Brett Perkison of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for a discussion of the effects that repeated record flooding due to climate change can have on local communities – often having more impact on lower socioeconomic communities who have less flood control measures put in place and have less resilience …

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Earth Month EcoChallenge – The Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations

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All Houston-area residents are invited to participate in the online Earth Month Ecochallenge. This event offers you the opportunity to care for the earth and all its peoples by taking on a challenge in: climate & ecosystems, economy & communities, health & equity, education & livelihood or basic needs & security.  You can learn about …

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The Path of Hope: A Study on Climate Action for Faith Communities

Online TX

You are invited to join an online discussion series built around 15-minute videos featuring interviews with US faith leaders, representatives of climate-impacted communities from the global South, and presentations by UN officials and other experts. The videos walk viewers through four key climate policy issues that intersect with universal faith concerns for vulnerable and marginalized …

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The Path of Hope: A Study on Climate Action for Faith Communities

Online TX

You are invited to join an online discussion series built around 15-minute videos featuring interviews with US faith leaders, representatives of climate-impacted communities from the global South, and presentations by UN officials and other experts. The videos walk viewers through four key climate policy issues that intersect with universal faith concerns for vulnerable and marginalized …

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Justice Interconnections: Climate, Race, Economy, Health, Migration & More

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The climate crisis is very real.  And we tend to oversimplify it.  In dealing with the climate crisis in a just manner, it is imperative that we consider the many aspects of climate justice – racial justice, economic justice, health care justice, climate migration justice, and so much more.  Join retired United Methodist pastor, the …

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The Path of Hope: A Study on Climate Action for Faith Communities

Online TX

You are invited to join an online discussion series built around 15-minute videos featuring interviews with US faith leaders, representatives of climate-impacted communities from the global South, and presentations by UN officials and other experts. The videos walk viewers through four key climate policy issues that intersect with universal faith concerns for vulnerable and marginalized …

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Federal Incentives for Energy Efficiency and Renewables: Why They Matter to People of Faith

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We now have a wide window of opportunity to make real, lasting changes for clean energy and reducing carbon pollution. The Inflation Reduction Act and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law are investing billions of dollars to build clean energy sources, electrify school buses, cap orphaned wells, and much, much more.  In addition, there are many incentives for households, …

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The Path of Hope: A Study on Climate Action for Faith Communities

Online TX

You are invited to join an online discussion series built around 15-minute videos featuring interviews with US faith leaders, representatives of climate-impacted communities from the global South, and presentations by UN officials and other experts. The videos walk viewers through four key climate policy issues that intersect with universal faith concerns for vulnerable and marginalized …

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Interconnection & Resilience

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Steve Stelzer, Program Director for Houston’s Green Building Resource Center, provides a tour through a wealth of resources available to aid you in building your resilience and living a more sustainable lifestyle. And, guess what, resilience for people is interconnected with resilience for the entire environment of which we are a part. Steve will make …

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Interfaith Justice Advocacy Workshop

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June 2023 is the perfect time to refresh your advocacy knowledge and set goals for engaging your faith community around issues that impact the planet and its peoples. Why is it such a perfect time? The Texas legislative session just ended, and in September all eyes will turn toward the 2024 elections. Faith communities typically …

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Interconnections with the Environment: Ecosystem Services & Us

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Join Professor Kerri Crawford of the University of Houston to consider more deeply the interconnections between humans and our environment, through the lens of ecosystem services. As biodiversity is lost through anthropogenic changes, it is becoming increasingly clear how much we rely on the natural world. Nature provides us with many services, including water purification, …

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The Letter: Screening & Discussion

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Join us for a screening and discussion of The Letter, a gorgeously filmed story featuring scenes from around the world that puts a human face on climate change. The Letter tells the story of the Laudato Si’ encyclical letter by Pope Francis through the eyes of frontline leaders battling the ecological crisis across continents. A …

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Eating Plant-Based for Our Climate and Health. Your Faith Community Can, Too!

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A year ago, our ministers directed church staff to change the Sunday lunch menu to plant-based food. What inspired them to act?   For a year, our church’s Climate Action Team has hosted monthly plant-based potlucks.   The potlucks turn out five times as many participants as the monthly lectures that we used to hold. That’s inspiration! …

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Weelaunee Worldwide: Block Cop City Speaking Tour

Montrose Center 401 Branard Street, Houston, TX, United States

This is an invitation to join a powerful collective action. After more than two years of struggle to defend the Weelaunee forest in southeast Atlanta from the construction of a militarized police training facility, the movement is at a crucial crossroads. This November, there is a call for a mass action to halt construction on …

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Drawdown Roadmap

Online TX

You may know that there are many possible solutions to combat climate change.  But, how do we focus our efforts, create the most effective plan and really make a difference on climate before it’s too late? The Drawdown Roadmap is a science-based strategy for accelerating climate solutions, pointing to which climate actions governments, businesses, investors, …

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From Underground to On the Grid

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Join Adrian Shelley, Texas Office Director for Public Citizen, as he delves into energy, from underground to on the grid.  Texas has been an energy state for more than a century. But as the global energy market shifts away from fossil fuels and toward clean sources such as wind, solar, and battery storage, Texas risks …

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Interfaith Prayer Vigil during the U.N. Climate Conference

Hermann Park 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston

During the U.N. Climate Conference (COP28) in Dubai, people of all faiths and spiritual traditions are invited to come together for prayer, meditation and reflection in the beauty of nature at Hermann Park.  Clergy of a variety of faiths/spiritual traditions will offer readings, reflections and prayers/meditations from their traditions, all in support of the ongoing …

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