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May 2018

On Water and Faith: Ministry in the Time of Climate Change

May 31, 2018 to June 2, 2018
Union Theological Seminary, 3041 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States

On Water and Faith: Ministry in the Time of Climate Change May 31 – June 2, 2018 Union Theological Seminary – New York To train, support, and empower faith leaders, the Center for Earth Ethics is once again partnering with the Climate Reality Project to train 30-50 faith leaders from around the country to better address the ecological crisis in their own communities. Ministry in the Time of Climate Change requires an open-hearted approach that embodies the diversity of our country…

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December 2018

Winona LaDuke and Naomi Klein – A Conversation on Land Rights – CEE’s Karenna Gore joins

December 2, 2018 at 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
THE RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART, 150 West 17th St.
New York City, NY 10011
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As climate change is beginning to alter the planet before our eyes, two internationally recognized activists come together at the Rubin to discuss the economics associated with climate change, the role of First Nations in the climate movement, and the connections between violence against women and violence against the land. Naomi Klein, the award-winning journalist, author, and Rutgers Gloria Steinem Chair of Media, Culture, and Feminist Studies, joins in conversation with rural development economist and Indigenous land rights activist Winona…

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March 2019

Indigenous Wisdom Healing Mother Earth – Cauca, Colombia

March 7, 2019 to March 10, 2019

CEE's Original Caretakers Program Director, Mindahi Bastida, will travel to Colombia to participate in this sharing between indigenous thought leaders and tradition keepers of Central and South America.  THE GATHERING The process of unification of spiritual leaders around the world is taking place. In order to take the next step among the Latin American peoples, we propose a four days private gathering, to bring together native intellectuals and Spiritual Elders from Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica…

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February 2020


February 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm to February 29, 2020 at 5:00 pm
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Date: Friday, Feb 28, 1-6 pm; Saturday, Feb 29, 9-5 pm Instructor: Karenna Gore, Mindahi Bastida, CEE Team & guests *This course is open to Union Theological Seminary students, faculty & staff as well as members of the local community interested in learning more about the Rights of Nature movement. We are living in a time of both unprecedented ecological destruction and increasing consciousness of the interconnectedness of all life on Earth. Many efforts to protect air, land, water, biodiversity…

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November 2021

Postcolonial Poetics: Aliou Niang on the Human-Nature Relationship

November 5, 2021 at 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Online Event

How can we understand the Bible and other faith teachings in the context of today’s ecological crisis? How can we restore traditional practices that once directed a mutual relationship among God, humans and nature? These are among the questions raised by Aliou Niang, associate professor of New Testament at Union Theological Seminary, in “A Poetics of Postcolonial Biblical Criticism: God, Human-Nature Relationship, and Negritude” (2019). Niang will discuss these and other issues raised in his book in a webinar on…

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February 2022

Karenna Gore: “Widening the Circle”

Feb 23 at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

"Widening the Circle" Wednesday, February 23, 2022 12 p.m. New Haven & New York _____________________ On Wednesday, February 23, 2022, at noon Eastern Time, Executive Director Karenna Gore will address Yale students and guests as a session in the School of the Environment BIOMES speaker series. The title of Ms. Gore’s address, “Widening the Circle,” will examine the root causes of today’s compound ecological crisis. Mary Evelyn Tucker, co-founder and co-director of the Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale,…

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April 2022

Earth Day 2022: Life Force

Apr 22 at 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
James Chapel, Union Theological Seminary, 3041 Broadway (@ 121st St)
New York City, NY United States
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Earth Day 2022: Life Force Live-streamed from James Chapel, Union Theological Seminary Friday | 2.22.22 | 4 - 7 p.m. Let’s spend an afternoon tending to the best of the human spirit, which is inseparable from the life force that animates our planet. Earth Day 2022 is an opportunity for tapping into the life force that flows through each of us. a counterpoint to the overload of information and analysis that can leave us depleted and exhausted—and a boost to…

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Values, Culture and Spirituality: A Consultation on Air

Apr 26 at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

A Consultation on Air: St. James Parish Tuesday, April 26, 2022 8 a.m. San Francisco | 11 a.m. New York | 5 p.m. Paris REGISTER TODAY! On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at 11 a.m. Eastern Time, the Center for Earth Ethics for “A Consultation on Air: St James Parrish.” You’ll hear from four incredible women working in and around St. James Parish who utilize their traditions, culture and values to stop plastic pollution at its source, push restoration work, and…

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May 2022

Black Interfaith in the Time of Climate Crisis – Tue, May 17

May 17 at 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Black Interfaith in the Time of Climate Crisis Tuesday, May 17 | 5 p.m. Oprah Winfrey Theater, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, D.C., & Online Interfaith America's Black Interfaith Project is proud to partner with the Center for Earth Ethics for Black Interfaith in the Time of Climate Crisis. Former Vice President Al Gore and Black Interfaith Fellow Ibrahim Abdul-Matin will keynote this special event that will feature a diverse group of speakers. Join us in Washington, D.C., as…

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July 2022

A Consultation on Cities: Mombasa, Kenya

Jul 26 at 8:00 am to 9:30 am

A Consultation on Cities: Mombasa, Kenya Tuesday, July 26, 2022 5 a.m. San Francisco | 8 a.m. New York | 2 p.m. Paris | 3 p.m. Mombasa REGISTER TODAY! This consultation will focus on sharing knowledge with local social and faith leaders in Mombasa, Kenya, predominantly of the Muslim, Hindu and Christian religious traditions -- highlighting a duty of care for the environment, particularly in the context of urban ecosystems. The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030) identifies urban ecosystems…

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