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Sustainability and Global Affairs

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We’re connecting the global to the local.

CEE works to enhance sustainability commitments at Union Theological Seminary, and to connect with the international movement for a new development agenda and a just transition. We support a new development agenda, in particular the Sustainable Development Goals, which recognizes that an ecological society will require local, national, and international action to challenge economic paradigms that emphasize short-term profit over long-term health and communities.

From the blog

Thanks for the Memories, Clean Air

Today, President Trump proposed to roll back standards on car emissions. It’s a blow to Obama era standards that required automakers to build cleaner, more fuel efficient vehicles.  Allegedly the move will create new jobs and inject fresh life into the economy, though it’s unclear how.  Welcomed by Republicans and people… Read more

Poor People’s Campaign Gives Testimony at Congressional Hearing

A movement is happening.  The Poor People’s Campaign has launched a united force for change bringing together people of diverse backgrounds who share a common calling to restore reason and dignity to the United States of America.  This stage of the campaign – 40 Days of Moral Action – began on… Read more