Posts Categorized: Environmental Health

Children’s Mission Yearbook Focuses on Water

The 2010 Children’s Mission Yearbook for Prayer and Study helps children learn about many topics including discipleship and following Jesus Christ, children around the world, and environmental awareness. The theme for this year is “Out of the believer’s heart shall…

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Action Alert: Protect the Clean Air Act

An Action Alert from the Presbyterian Washington Office: In 2008, the 218th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) adopted “The Power to Change: U.S. Energy Policy and Global Warming,” in which the church not only re-affirmed its belief that…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 13

Day 13 action: Learn about environmental racism & research related issues in your community. Start at http://nccecojustice.org/resources/index.php#environmentaljusticeresources Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly for Lent” will be posted on our…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 11

Day 11 action: Skip eating meat once this week. It takes 12,009 gallons of water to produce 1 pound of beef. Learn about food choices in Just Eating: www.pcusa.org/food/justeating.htm Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on…

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Environmental Lenten Resources in Review

There are a lot of environmental resources for the 2010 Lenten Season. With Lent starting next Wednesday, February 17th, here is a rundown of what is available, including a new addition, for those of you who may have missed some…

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WASH for Lent

WASH for Lent is offering weekly reflections surrounding the global water and sanitation crisis for congregations to contemplate during Lent. Churches are called to prayer, study, and action surrounding WAter, Sanitation, and Hygiene. According to UNICEF and the WHO, almost…

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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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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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La Oroya

Joe Tobiason, a Young Adult Volunteer with the Joining Hands Network in Peru (or in Spanish Red Uniendo Manos Peru) wrote this post about La Oroya. On our eco-justice trip to Peru earlier this year we visited the town of…

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