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Good Trouble for a Healthy Planet: 2020 Faith-Based Organization Consultation on Climate Emergency

September 10, 2020
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Join the webinar September 24, 2020

The Episcopal Church, in collaboration with a coalition of interfaith partners led by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), will offer a virtual webinar on “Good Trouble for a Healthy Planet” on September 24, 10:00am-1:00pm EDT. It will address the impact of human activity on the planet and the urgent need for action to obtain sustainable and resilient communities globally and develop strategies for moving forward to address climate change.

Convening on the anniversary of the 2019 interfaith-based consultation to address the climate emergency, “Climate Emergency: Faith-based Organizations Raising Ambition – Leaving No One Behind” – this second interfaith consultation will feature opening and closing plenaries, as well as concurrent workshops that will run from 10:30am-11:30am EDT. Presentations will be supported by web-based materials and social media tools to be used throughout the day by participating organizations.

The Consultation will feature interactive workshops on:

  • Envisioning a Sustainable and Just Economy for a Resilient World
  • Taking Responsibility for the Climate
  • Buen Vivir: pathways to a healthier planet
  • How to Activate More People of Faith to Action
  • Solutions that Work: Adaptation and Mitigation
  • Climate Migration (including displaced persons)
  • Climate Grief
  • Restoration and Nature Based Solutions

Access descriptions of the workshops here.

Register for virtual event here.

Registration Deadline: Close of business on Tuesday, September 22, 2020

For more information, please email or call, Melanie Mullen, director of Reconciliation, Justice, and Creation Care, (212-716-6000) or Phoebe Chatfield, administrative associate for Creation Care, (347-712-0679). 

Amanda Skofstad

Public Affairs Officer

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