Posts Categorized: Climate Change

National Climate Call In

The National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program will continue its series of calls on climate issues and legislation on October 21 at Noon Eastern time. The call in number is 866-939-8416 and the access code is 7420302. Please let Tyler…

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Week of Action on Food: From Food Crisis to Food Justice

During the week of October 11-18, 2009, PC(USA) will be joining partners around the world to address the global food crisis. Climate Change is already affecting the growing seasons in some regions, and is predicted to increase world hunger. Learn…

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Senate Climate Bill Introduced

Senators John Kerry and Barbara Boxer introduced the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act on September 30th. The bill uses much of the same language as the American Clean Energy and Security Act that was passed by the House…

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Climate and Children Sunday

The National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program is urging congregations to make Sunday, October 11th Climate and Children Sunday. Children are especially vulnerable to the health effects of climate change, and we can work as caretakers of God’s earth to…

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Countdown to Copenhagen

In December international climate talks will continue in Copenhagen. The goal of this meeting is to create a new international agreement to lower greenhouse gas emissions that will replace the Kyoto Protocol when it expires in 2012. These are crucial…

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Climate and Disasters

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Human Affairs and the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre have released a report that states that in 2008, 20 million people were displaced by climate related natural disasters such as droughts, hurricanes, and…

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Cool Foods Countdown

The Center for Food Safety and Navdanya International have teamed up to create the Cool Foods Countdown to Copenhagen and Beyond. This website and accompanying monthly newsletter highlight the impact of industrial agriculture in climate change. The Intergovernmental Panel Fourth…

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New Book for Earth Care

Rebecca Barnes-Davies , former coordinator for Presbyterians for Restoring Creation, has written a new book that helps individuals and congregations protect the earth. 50 Ways to Help Save the Earth: How You and Your Church Can Make a Difference has…

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Eco-Justice in Peru

I just got home from an eco-justice study trip in Peru. The environmental issues were aplenty. The glaciers in the Andes that provide water for much of Peru are expected to disappear in 15-20 years. The arid coastal region and…

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