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April 2020

Reclaiming Indigenous Paths to Health in Times of Planetary Crises: From Colonialism to Climate Injustice and COVID-19

Apr 20 at 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Live Stream CEE Facebook Page

      We live in unsettling times of converging environmental and health crises. Globally, from climate change and mass species extinction to the spread of both chronic and communicable diseases—now including COVID-19, we face catastrophes that compel us to rethink life and health as a whole. As ‘modern’ societies grapple with a seemingly ‘unprecedented’ planetary chaos, now preceded by an indefinite suspension of the ‘normal’ way of life (given COVID-19), Indigenous Peoples locate these crises differently, as part of…

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Understanding Environmental Justice and Community Health in light of Covid and Climate

Apr 25

EARTHX Women in the Environment Summit See the complete schedule for the EarthXWomen summit  April 23 - 25. Care of the Whole is Self-Care: Understanding Environmental Justice and Community Health in light of Covid and Climate Center for Earth Ethics Panel Register Catherine Coleman Flowers is the founder of the Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice (CREEJ) which seeks the implementation of best practices to address the reduction of health and economic disparities, improve access to clean air, water,…

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May 2020

COVID 19 and the Earth

May 12 at 2:15 pm to 2:45 pm
EDS Facebook Live

Join EDS at Union on Tuesday, May 12th at 2:15 PM ET for a Facebook Live conversation between Dean Kelly Brown Douglas and Karenna Gore on COVID 19 and the Earth. Karenna Gore is the founder and director of the Center for Earth Ethics (CEE) at Union Theological Seminary. The Center for Earth Ethics bridges the worlds of religion, academia, policy and culture to discern and pursue the changes that are necessary to stop ecological destruction. Watch the conversation by…

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Faith 2020 Roundtable: Al & Karenna Gore – Watch

May 21 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Inspired conversation with former Vice President Al Gore and daughter Karenna Gore of the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary. We talked about The Climate Reality Project, ways to think faithfully about our work amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, and the importance of our vote this election year to impact change for the greater good. We were also joined by Fred Davie, Senior Vice President at Union, and Rabbi Rachel Kobrin of Congregation Rodef Shalom in Denver, ColoradoFaith 2020…

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June 2020

Laudato Si at 5: Ecological Citizenship and Climate Justice in times of Covid-19

Jun 18 at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Fordham Law School - Zoom Webinar Thursday, June 18, 2020  / 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. | program This event is free and open to the public. Kindly Register Here Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home reaches its fifth anniversary, amid a pandemic which has the power to transform ways of working, commuting, and connecting. It also reveals the deep inequities in our society, including environmental injustice that harms human health. In this dialogue, we will explore the…

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Mass Poor People’s Assembly & Moral March on Washington

Jun 20
Washington D.C.

SIGN UP To Join the Poor People's Campaign MASS ASSEMBLY in Washington D.C.! On June 20, 2020 we will rise together as a powerful moral fusion movement to demand the implementation of our Moral Agenda! The fact that there are 140 million poor and low-wealth people in a country this rich is morally indefensible, constitutionally inconsistent and economically insane. We are building power for an agenda that lifts all people by challenging the interlocking injustices of systemic racism, poverty, ecological…

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“Earth Stanzas” Intergenerational Poetry and Song Circle for Solstice!

Jun 21 at 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Sustain What?

EI LIVE HOMESustain What?"Earth Stanzas" Intergenerational Poetry and Song Circle Upcoming June 21, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST DESCRIPTION: This special Earth Institute Sustain What webcast is an inter-generational series of readings, reflections and musical performances examining humanity’s turbulent, wondrous, fast-forward planet. Earth Stanzas is a project of the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University and the Center for Earth Ethics at the Union Theological Seminary and Columbia University. Scheduled guests include Karenna Gore, the founder and…

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July 2020

Urgent Federal Climate Bills & Strategy

Jul 1 at 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Nationwide policy change is the best and only real hope for systemic action at the scale and timeline required to avert disaster. Come learn about 9 specific bills in Congress that will shape the future of our planet - if we can pass them. LIVE STREAM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSNLLAIHM10   CO-HOSTS: ★ Climate Crisis Policy ★ Columbia University Sabin Center for Climate Change Law ★ Columbia University Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy, Program in Nutrition ★ Center for…

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Poor People’s Campaign New York State Open House 

Jul 1 at 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Online Event

The Center for Earth Ethics is proud to have been one of more than 300 Mobilizing Partners for the Mass Poor People's Assembly and Moral March on Washington Digital Justice Gathering on June 20th and 21st. Two and a half million people on Facebook marched on Washington to demand an end to systemic racism, poverty, militarism and the war economy, ecological devastation, and the corrupt moral narrative of religious nationalism. Now it's time to get organized and continue the work of…

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Forging an Earth Ethic in a Time of Crisis

Jul 9 at 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Charlemont Federated Church Charlemont, MA + Google Map

Forging an Earth Ethic in a Time of Crisis Karenna Gore Director, Center for Earth Ethics Union Theological Seminary Forging an Earth Ethic in a Time of Crisis Hosted by Charlemont Forum of the Charlemont Federated Church - Affiliated with the United Church of Christ Register HERE “The coronavirus pandemic has revealed injustices in the fabric of our society and demonstrated the strong relationship between science and ethics and the potential for systemic change. As we meet the challenge of…

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