Bill McKibben will speak a Chubb Lecture entitled “Simply Too Hot: The Desperate Science and Politics of Climate” at Yale University, Woosley Hall on Tuesday, October 12 at 4:30 pm. This lecture is free and open to the public.
Party for the Planet Join us for a potluck fundraiser to support the Interreligious Eco-Justice Network Earthkeepers Fund – bring your favorite chili to help “chill” the planet. DJ Dave Smith will spin Golden Oldies and there will be a fun raffle! Sunday, October 15 5:30 pm St. John’s Episcopal Church 523 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon, […]
We are now accepting submissions for our literary project, Poems & Prayers for the Planet. Please read here for more information.
Despite the lack of leadership from our current administration on climate change, we can still make a powerful difference as individuals. Please sign our People’s Paris Climate Agreement and share it on social media.
Concerned citizens across CT continue to move local ordinances forward, protecting their corner of Creation, property values and public health. 20 CT towns and cities now have local laws banning toxic, radioactive fracking waste and other oil and gas drilling and extraction wastes.
“Hope is the name of such a place. Here, hope is a lived experience emerging from a process…hope is born from within our inmost life.” IREJN Board member Father Sam Fuller published a wonderful article, “For the Beauty of the Earth” in the Franciscan Connection earlier this year. Read the full article here.
Please read IREJN’s Official Response to President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord.
Our 5th Annual Climate and Creation Stewardship Summit will be Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at Spring Glen United Church in Hamden. Our focus this year in on water issues, both local and global. Please join us!
For over 15 years, IREJN has striven to fulfill its mission of empowering religious communities in Connecticut to be faithful stewards of the Earth. Although we have made some progress, there is so very much more to be done, and changes that need to be made that can only happen with people of faith working […]
On Saturday, April 29, 2017, over 200,000 people marched in the People’s Climate March in Washington D.C. Despite sweltering heat, spirits were high during the March, which began at the Capitol and ended at the White House. Click here to see pictures from IREJN members who marched!