In September, Bakeyah Nelson, Executive Director of Air Alliance Houston, will discuss air quality issues in Houston & how you can take action. Air Alliance Houston believes that everyone has a right to breathe clean air. They conduct applied research, provide education, and engage in advocacy to accomplish their mission. Learn how, by working together, we can deliver cleaner air for a healthier future!
You are invited to the 2019 Creation Care Fest – Environmental Extravaganza! This free event is actually three events in one: lectures by expert speakers on The State of Our World, an exhibit by local environmental organizations, and a family-friendly festival with kids’ activities such as nature/environment-focused games, crafts, encounters with live education animals, seed planting (to take home & watch grow!) and much more.
Come for the film, enjoy the treats and even shop the #FairTrade store for gifts or yourself. Every purchase matters and this is your chance to be a part of the movement to put people and the planet first.
The film follows 3 Dutch journalists who uncover child labor in the cocoa production chain, which triggers them to try to persuade large corporations to end unethical practices. The trio sets out on a mission to develop the first ‘slave-free’ chocolate bar, known as ‘Tony’s Chocolonely’ – now one of Holland’s leading chocolate brands. The film is both an expose of problems within the chocolate supply chain, and an inspirational story of people trying to change the world they live in.
The Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston invites houses of worship& their members to learn how they can go solar for less as part of theHouston Central Solar Co-Op. A co-op leverages bulk-purchasing power toget discounted pricing. Each participant gets an individual solar quote, but asingle installer is selected for the group.
“How to create Community-run Cooperatives that result in Universal Health Care.” Ed Barr hosts the Ideas Club for Humanists of Houston (www.meetup.com/humanism-177/events/jmrcrpyzhbpb/) at Bayland Community Center. Sat. May 11, Don McCormick, founding CEO of the nonprofits TBT.com and PPC (Patient/Physician Cooperatives based in Houston), will address medical economics, and how to build member-owned Cooperatives around existing clinics and hospitals working with PPC to cut health care costs in half.
Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church invites you to a monthly environmental education web meeting series whose theme in 2019 is environmental issues and what you can do.In March, Hyun-Min Hwang, associate professor at Texas Southern University, Department of Environmental & Interdisciplinary Studies, will speak on plastic pollution in the oceans.
Author of World Peace Diet and internationally acclaimed speaker, Dr. Will Tuttle will conduct a workshop on veganism and spirituality at OSO Yoga on Mar. 23rd. Optional yoga class from 9-9:50 AM, followed by workshop from 10-12 Noon. Optional lunch with Dr. Tuttle afterwards.
Called to Conversion: Laudato Si’ & Catholic Ecological Awakening, 9-12 p.m. Saturday, March 16th, Villa de Matel Convent, 6510 Lawndale Street, Houston, TX. The Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Houston, host a morning of critical reflection on one of the greatest moral challenges of our time. “TEDTalk”- style presentations and a panel of local Catholic leaders will discuss the responsibility of individual Christians and the role of the local Church to Care for our Common Home. Come early for a Labyrinth Prayer Walk at 8 a.m. Free with Spanish interpretation offered.
Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church invites you to a monthly environmental education web meeting series whose theme in 2019 is environmental issues and what you can do. In February, Dan Cohan, associate professor at Rice University, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, will speak on climate change. Climate change has been deemed one of the most significant environmental issues facing North America by the U.N.’s Global Environmental Outlook, the U.N.’s flagship environmental assessment.
Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church invites you to a monthly environmental education web meeting series whose theme in 2019 is environmental issues and what you can do.
In January, Kerri Crawford, assistant professor at the University of Houston, Department of Biology & Biochemistry, will speak on biodiversity loss. Biodiversity loss has been deemed one of the most significant environmental issues facing North America by the U.N.’s Global Environmental Outlook, the U.N.’s flagship environmental assessment.