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Eco-Justice Journey

Opportunities and information for education, advocacy, and action to accompany you on your own justice journey.

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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Environmental Justice for the Yupik People

Recently a delegation of Presbyterian Indigenous Yupik tribal leaders, youth, and elders came to Washington, DC to talk with policy makers about the environmental health issues caused by toxic waste at a former military base near their home in Alaska….

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2010 Eco-Stewards Program

Are you an 18-24 year old with a heart for service, who feels a personal or professional call to be a steward of God’s Creation? The Eco-Stewards program is actively recruiting passionate, dedicated young people to join our team of…

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International Peacemakers

The 2009 International Peacemakers are currently traveling to presbyteries around the U.S. sharing about their ministries in countries around the world. Some of these folks are involved in projects related to water and environmental issues, including Dr. Vinita Eusebius from…

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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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Just Eating Curriculum

The Presbyterian Hunger Program has created a new curriculum for middle school students:Just Eating? Practicing Our Faith at the Table. The curriculum looks at the connection between our food choices and faith, health, earth, and humankind. There is also a…

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