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Climate Change, Disasters & the Vulnerable Communities We Serve

Executive Director Karenna Gore will be among the featured speakers at “Climate Change, Disasters & the Vulnerable Communities We Serve” on Wednesday, September 28. This preparedness summit for New York City faith communities runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Brooklyn Borough Hall. Jacqueline Patterson, executive director of the Chisholm Legacy Project (and a CEE Advisory Board member), will deliver the keynote address. This summit will provide full-day, in-person, “climate resiliency training, tools, and networking opportunities” for New York City “clergy and religious lay leaders who are serving dis-invested communities disproportionately affected by the climate crisis.” It will include

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Join CEE for a Discussion of A.I., Ecology and Earth Ethics

A.I., Ecology & Earth Ethics537 West 27th Street, New YorkWednesday, September 28 | 5 p.m. What are the social, ethical, and religious implications of artificial intelligence for the environment and the climate crisis? How can faith leaders apply their ethical insights of religious traditions to understand the nature, possibilities, and limitations of A.I.? What are the moral implications of this new technology, which holds the possibility of impacting nearly every aspect of human life? To suggest how we can go about answering these fundamental questions, the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary will host a forum, “A.I., Ecology

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The Climate Crisis is a Matter of the Spirit: A Conversation with Karenna Gore

This month, Union Theological Seminary published a profile of CEE founder and executive director, Karenna Gore. In her interview, Gore, a Union alumna, spoke about her “transformative education” at Union, running The Union Forum, and founding CEE.   “We want to communicate that this awakening, this dispelling of the illusion of separation, is a cause for creative energy for all of us to work together to address this,” Gore says. She sees the Center’s work as helping “to forge a path forward that is not just survivable, but beautiful.” Read: “The Climate Crisis is a Matter of the Spirit: A

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A Consultation on Cities: Mombasa, Kenya

A Consultation on Cities: Mombasa, KenyaTuesday, July 26, 20225 a.m. San Francisco | 8 a.m. New York | 2 p.m. Paris | 3 p.m. Mombasa REGISTER TODAY! The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030) identifies urban ecosystems as “radical transformations of natural areas” to serve a quality of life that modern society have come to expect and rely on. The UN Decade calls for greater commitments from civic groups and municipal authorities to set ambitious and innovative targets and fast-track sustainable urban ecosystems. On Tuesday, July 26, at 8 a.m. (New York time), the Center for Earth Ethics will host a zoom

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