Posts Categorized: Eco-Justice

Climate Legislation Conference Call

The National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program will continue its series of conference calls on climate issues and legislation for grassroots leaders on February 1 at Noon Eastern Time. The call in number is 1-866-939-8416 and the access code is…

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New Scientific Study Shows Mountaintop Removal Should Stop

A recent study, headed by Margaret Palmer, a University of Maryland researcher, found that the mountaintop removal destroys ecosystems and should be ended. In an article in the Washington Post Palmer stated, “”The science is so overwhelming that the only…

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Honoring Dr. King by Working Against Environmental Racism

Today the Presbyterian Center in Louisville led a Justice Walk in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. The theme was “On Being A Good Neighbor: Reflections on Louisville’s Underground Railroad, Immigrant Activism, and Faith in Community.” The walk was…

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Lenten Reflections on Climate Justice

From the National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program: This year, the National Council of Churches with help from clergy, activists and friends around the country, will be offering a Lenten Resource exploring Climate Justice and how it relates to each…

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Interfaith Power and Light Preach-In on Global Warming

Interfaith Power and Light (IPL) is sponsoring a National Preach-In on Global Warming on the weekend of February 13-14. The organization, which works to mobilize a religious response to global warming by promoting renewable energy, energy efficiency, and conservation, is…

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Climate Change Impacts

As climate change continues to impact our world, many facets of life will be affected. Human and non-humans alike will feel the stress of climate change. Climate change will affect people living in poverty on a greater scale. Learn more…

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Article on Faith and Mountaintop Removal

The front page of Sunday’s Courier-Journal featured an article on faith and mountaintop removal that started out with a quote from Stewardship of Creation Enabler Rev. Robin Blakeman, “Mountaintop-removal mining blasts away our souls, blasts away our communities, the souls…

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A Day in the Life, #1

By Carol Somplatsky-Jarman, Friday, December 11 Buzz, buzz…. Buzz, buzz, buzz… I hear an intermittent buzz of Bill’s Blackberry, which goes off (accompanied by a flash of red light) every time an email comes in. It has been like this…

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Youth Rocks at Climate Talks

Bill and Carol Somplatsky-Jarman are attending the United Nations Climate Change talks in Copenhagen with the World Council of Churches delegation and will be sending updates that will be posted on Eco-Journey and the Mission Crossroads website. Bill is the…

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