Climate Change

The Path of Hope

The Path of Hope: A Study on Climate Action for Faith Communities Apr. 6 – Apr. 27, Tuesdays at 6 p.m. 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 …

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Drawdown EcoChallenge

Drawdown EcoChallenge April 1 – 30, online   You are invited to join the Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston team for the Drawdown EcoChallenge during the month of April.  During the EcoChallenge, you choose “challenges”, from among 80 of the most substantive solutions to climate change, to implement in your life, forming new earth-care habits …

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Ending Nuclear Weapons Before They End Us: Opportunities Under the Biden Administration to Take Action

Please join us on March 4, 2021 for a virtual policy briefing and workshop series to call on the Biden administration to prioritize the complete elimination of nuclear weapons. The event is convened by Back from the Brink (BftB) and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) with support from many partner organizations. The virtual event will feature an …

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The Houston Climate Action Plan & Faith Communities

Join Lara Cottingham, Chief Sustainability Officer for the City of Houston, to learn about the Houston Climate Action Plan (CAP) and how faith communities, houses of worship & their members, can get involved.

Living the Change Weekly Discussion Group

This 12-week program focuses on making personal lifestyle changes in three areas: transportation; energy; and food. The Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston invites you to join us on this journey, via a weekly online discussion group.

Faithful Resilience: A Study on Climate Resilience for Faith Communities

Faithful Resilience: A Study on Climate Resilience for Faith Communities Tuesdays, January 12 – February 16, 6 p.m., online Faithful Resilience is a six-part study on climate resilience for faith communities. The climate crisis has arrived. Faith communities must not only react, but also prepare. Over the last decade, hurricanes have intensified, wildfires have burnt …

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Houston’s Green Building Resource Center

lzer, Program Director for Houston’s Green Building Resource Center.  Steve is an architect with 30 years’ experience who is focused on making Houston a greener place to live and work.  He will discuss the center’s work to educate the public on healthy and energy, water, and material-conserving design & construction.

Interfaith Justice Advocacy Workshop

Calling people of all faiths to learn to more effectively raise your voice for the voiceless!  Experts from Texas Impact, an Austin-based interfaith justice advocacy organization, will educate on how to do it right, and will provide information on their top justice advocacy priorities for 2020:  Climate Justice, Health Justice, and Migration Justice, so that you can knowledgeably engage your legislators on these critical justice issues as a person of faith.  You’ll also learn about Texas Impact’s Legislative Engagement Groups, where you can advocate with others, so you don’t have to “go it alone”.

Heading for Extinction and What to Do About It

“Heading for Extinction–and what to do about it” is the classic Extinction Rebellion presentation known as “the talk”, given with a Houston twist. Please join us to learn the scope and scale of our current predicament, why current approaches are flawed, and how you can make a difference.

Escalting Resistance: Mass Rebellion Training

Extinction Rebellion Houston is hosting a nonviolence workshop with longtime nonviolence trainer and activist Lisa Fithian.

Lisa will be offering a three hour training to hone our strategies and tactics to impact power holders and create social disruption at increasingly larger scales. This organizing requires attention to how we build collective power that heals and liberates us from our socialization in the dominant culture of superiority – white, male, rich and Christian.