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.
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 10 at 4:30 pm.
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.
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!
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!
Join us for our First IREJN Earthkeeper Luncheon on Friday, May 26 from 12:00 – 1:30 at the Pond House Cafe in West Hartford, featuring Deacon Art Miller as our keynote speaker. It will be a great opportunity to network and connect with other like-minded people, while enjoying a delicious lunch!
Saturday, April 29 is the 100th day of the Trump presidency. On that day, we will gather and march in Washington D.C. in support of climate, jobs, and justice. We will march with the following goals: Advance solutions to the climate crisis [that are] rooted in racial, social and economic justice and committed to protecting […]
Last March 31, Father Sam Fuller, a friend, colleague and activist on behalf of God’s creation and all people and board member of IREJN, participated in a one day conference, Opportunities to Raise Public Awareness about Climate Change and the Need for Action, convened by the NYC Bar Association held at their headquarters in downtown Manhattan. Sam was invited to serve on a panel to discuss the implications of the Papal Encyclical, issued in June, 2015. Read more and download the full report.
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This year, the Climate Stewardship Summit will have a dual focus – engaging youth and young adults on the urgency of climate change, while providing the larger religious community with the tools and education to deepen their commitment to caring for our planet.