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February 2020

Holy Land Living Water

Feb 1 to Feb 7

The Center for Earth Ethics is grateful to be continuing to work with our friends at ECO-PEACE MIDDLE EAST following the inspired Sacred Rivers Interfaith ceremony at Union Theological Seminary and the Hudson River during Climate Week. The Center's Mindahi Bastida will join UNITY EARTH's international delegation for an historic pilgrimage in February 2020. Holy Land Living Water will be a 7 day journey of spirit and ecology that will include sacred site visits, music and ceremony, as well as…

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Responses to Climate Change: Critical Conversations

Feb 25 at 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, 610 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL
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Scientists and experts no longer debate whether or not our #climate is changing. The questions now are: What can we do about it? What is keeping solutions from gaining traction? Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership's 2020 CRITICAL CONVERSATIONS event explores solutions to #climatechange with an illustrious panel of #climate experts and activists, moderated by New York Magazine columnist David Wallace-Wells, author of The New York Times #1 bestseller "The Uninhabitable Earth." Critical Conversations is an annual Spertus Institute…

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Water Activism: Detroit, Flint & the Great Lakes – A Columbia ‘Year of Water’ Event

Feb 27 at 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Environmental lawyer Jim Olson, Founder and President of the Traverse City-based FLOW (For Love of Water), argued and won the case Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation v Nestlé Waters North America Inc. This case curbed the mining and pumping of local spring waters for bottled-water usage. He is joined in conversation with medical anthropologist Nadia Gaber, a member of We The People of Detroit Community Research Collective, and an advocate for access to clean water as a human right. Moderated by Catherine Fennell, Department…

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Feb 28 at 1:00 pm to Feb 29 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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March 2020

Pathways to Planetary Health Symposium: Ethics in the Age of the Anthropocene

Mar 4 to Mar 6

Members of the CEE team will share from the Earth Ethics lens at the Garrison Institute's 2nd Pathways to Planetary Health Symposium, March 4-6, 2020. March 4-6, the Garrison Institute is pleased to hold the second convening of the Pathways to Planetary Health Symposium. Building on discussions from the 2018 Symposium, we will explore necessary steps in creating a foundational shift toward an altruistic society. We are living in the Age of the Anthropocene, named by geophysicists to denote the…

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Karenna Gore to moderate World Leaders Forum with Ms. Sanna Marin, Prime Minister of the Republic of Finland

Mar 6 at 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Columbia University, The Forum

This World Leaders Forum program features an address, The Climate Neutral Welfare Society: Is it the Model of the Future?, by Ms. Sanna Marin, Prime Minister of the Republic of Finland followed by a question and answer session with the audience. Introduction and Welcome by: Alexander N. Halliday, Director, The Earth Institute Moderated by: Karenna Gore, Director, Center for Earth Ethics Cosponsored by: The Earth Institute, Columbia University and Sustainable Development Solutions Network Email World Leaders Forum Call 212-851-7421 Register

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**POSTPONED** UN Commission on the Status of Women

Mar 9 at 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
UN Church Center

  The Center for Earth Ethics is excited to join the Church World Service along with the Hunger Project in hosting a panel March 9th 4:00 - 5:30 pm to address the challenges rural women are overcoming to create sustainable resilient futures for themselves, their families, and their communities. The panel will take place at the Armenian Church, Yerevan Hall located at 630 2nd Ave, NYC About CSW64 / Beijing+25 (2020): In 2020, the global community will mark the twenty-fifth…

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Central Conference of American Rabbis – CCAR Convention 2020 – Happening Online

Mar 22 to Mar 25

Update: CEE's Karenna Gore gave the March 23rd keynote, 'Climate Change, Faith, and Moral Leadership,' live on Zoom! Members and presenters can log in here for this an other talks: https://ccar.co/connectlogin  #CCAR2020 *** The CCAR is honored to add three esteemed speakers to our roster of programs for CCAR Convention 2020 in Baltimore, March 22-25: Ibram X. Kendi, the New York Times best-selling author of How to be An Antiracist, will discuss race, antiracism, and justice Nancy Northup, President and…

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Climate Change and Health for Faith Communities Webinar

Mar 26 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

The Climate Speakers Network and the Center for Earth Ethics are excited to launch our 2020 webinar series addressing climate and the environmental action faith communities can take. The first webinar in our series will take place on Thursday March 26th, from 2 PM EDT, and will cover the connection of environment, health, and faith. The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated many of the health issues already faced due to climate change, and daylighted the deficiencies in our health care systems. During this time of…

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April 2020

**Cancelled** Earth Ethics of Our Time with Karenna Gore at Fordham

Apr 1 at 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, Campbell Multipurpose Room

About Our Host: Fordham University's Center for Ethics Education was established in 1999 to contribute to Fordham’s commitment to cultivating lifelong habits of critical thinking, moral reflection and articulate expression. Drawing upon the Jesuit traditions of sapientia et doctrina (wisdom and learning) and homines pro aliis (men and women for others) and the rich cultural diversity of New York City, the Center sponsors activities that provide students, faculty, professionals and the public with knowledge and skills to study, inform and…

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