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November 2018

Christian Traditions and the Care of the Earth

Nov 11 at 11:15 am to 12:15 pm
All Souls Church NYC, 1157 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY
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All Souls Adult Forum series on Climate Change From the Perspective of Religious Traditions. November 11th: “Christian Traditions and the Care of the Earth” with Center for Earth Ethics Director, Karenna Gore. Join us for this series of thought-provoking explorations of the valuable perspectives provided by religious traditions that may help motivate us to address this issue as a serious moral crisis requiring our most creative and imaginative capacities to address. Share events from this series on Facebook

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Indigenous Timekeeping and Sacred Sites Workshop

Nov 17 at 11:30 am to 2:30 pm
THE RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART, 150 West 17th St.
New York City, NY 10011
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Does time fly? Is it a line, a circle, a spiral? Does it touch us differently in different spaces? Many of us take for granted the meaning of the clock and the calendar, without considering that they are cultural constructs—related to natural cycles but also distinct from them. In this workshop you can explore your own notions of time and space while learning about Indigenous timekeeping and sacred sites. The workshop is led by Geraldine Patrick Encina of the Center for Earth…

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Indigenous American Religious Traditions and a ‘Wholistic’ Ecological Vision

Nov 18 at 11:15 am to 12:15 pm
All Souls Church NYC, 1157 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY
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All Souls Adult Forum series on Climate Change From the Perspective of Religious Traditions. November 18th: “Indigenous American Religious Traditions and a 'Wholistic' Ecological Vision" with Center for Earth Ethics Director: Karenna Gore, Original Caretakers Program Director: Mindahi Bastida and Scholar in Residence: Geraldine Patrick. Join us for this series of thought-provoking explorations of the valuable perspectives provided by religious traditions that may help motivate us to address this issue as a serious moral crisis requiring our most creative and…

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The Hudson as Life Force

Nov 18 at 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY 10701
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Paul Gallay, President of Riverkeeper, moderates a panel on America’s First River—how we have changed it, and how it has, in turn, changed us. Panelists include: Karenna Gore, Director of the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary; John Waldman, author of Running Silver: Restoring Atlantic Rivers and their Great Fish Migrations; David Schuyler, author of Embattled River, The Hudson River and Modern American Environmentalism; and Lee Bitsoi, Chief Diversity Officer, and bioethicist, Stony Brook University. Immediately following the panel, enjoy a reception and book…

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Fields of Healing, Byron Bay

Nov 24 to Nov 25
North Byron Parklands, 126 Tweed Valley Way
Yelgun NSW, 2483 Australia
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2 Day Convergence with Global Indigenous Leaders, Live Music, Workshops, Panels, Art & Forest Walks. A HISTORIC GATHERING OF LOCAL & GLOBAL CULTURE Indigenous leaders from around the world will converge in Byron Bay for the first ever Fields of Healing on November 24th and 25th. Presented by Unity Earth, this historic family-friendly gathering will be a powerful celebration of cultural diversity and unity through music, art, workshops, performance, ecological healing and much more! INTERNATIONAL ELDERS, MUSICIANS & PRESENTERS *…

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Understanding and Undoing Displacement Culture

Nov 30 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Union Theological Seminary, Social Hall
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December 2018

What Would Buddha Do?

Dec 1 at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
THE RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART, 150 West 17th St.
New York City, NY 10011
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If we are doomed no matter what, do our decisions matter? In this program, two self-proclaimed “bad Buddhists” try to answer the question of how to lose less badly and live ethically in the no-win situation of catastrophic climate change. Wen Stephenson, author of What We’re Fighting for Now Is Each Other, wrote in a recent essay for The Baffler: ” doomists are right that it’s a no-win situation. even at this late date, some versions of ‘losing’ could look far worse than…

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

Dec 2 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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24 Hours of Reality

Dec 3 at 9:00 pm to Dec 4 at 9:00 pm

The Center for Earth Ethics is proud to be a partner in 24 Hours of Reality! It’s a fact: Fossil fuels are driving a climate crisis and threatening our health. On December 3 – 4, Climate Reality and former Vice President Al Gore will be joined by an all-star line-up of artists, thought leaders, and scientists for 24 Hours of Reality: Protect Our Planet, Protect Ourselves. Tune in and learn how we can make a healthy future a reality: https://www.24HoursofReality.org https://youtu.be/vdivXE-uTgY…

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Wisdom + Sustainable Development with Jeffrey Sachs and B.T. Bhikkhu

Dec 6 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
THE RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART, 150 West 17th St.
New York City, NY 10011
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World-renowned professor of economics and leader in sustainable development Jeffrey Sachs sits down with B.T. Bhikkhu, buddhist monk and Executive Director of The Middle Way Meditation Institute, to discuss how wisdom traditions can help us better achieve integral and sustainable development on our planet. About the Speakers Venerable Burin Thitakusalo (B.T. Bhikkhu) is the Executive Director of The Middle Way Meditation Institute, a New York-based global nonprofit organization that focuses on the promotion of inner peace education as a means to attaining world peace. Ordained as a…

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