You may not think you’re a poet. You may think your prayers brief or stilted. Nevertheless, if you’re reading this, your heart beats in tune with the rhythms of the Earth. You feel her struggle and her strength. You love her. Continue reading for more information about “Poems and Prayers for the Earth,” plus a new poem by Rev. Tom Carr.
Residents of CT continue to show their commitment to banning fracking waste – thirty-five towns have banned the toxic substance from being stored or transported in their towns. Citizens are active in fifteen more towns – please read this article to learn about upcoming meetings and votes in the beginning of January.
IREJN continues to collaborate with Food & Water Watch on banning fracking waste in CT. Congratulations to the residents of Rocky Hill, which became the thirty-third town to ban fracking waste. Click here to read about the efforts in thirteen more towns to ban this toxic, radioactive waste.
In early November, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced plans to procure offshore wind in 2018 – a significant victory for clean energy advocates!
IREJN is thrilled to announce that the Amalia and Nicola Giuliani Foundation for Religion and the Arts is the presenting sponsor for our new traveling art exhibit on fracking, entitled The Shalefield Stories.