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Environment

For more than 30 years, the Reform Movement has been committed to protecting the environment. From the pressing global crisis of climate change to advocacy on clean water and food justice, we are heirs to a tradition of stewardship and partnership in the ongoing work of Creation that goes back to Genesis.

Environment

RAC enviro webinar stream embed

Watch Now: Briefing on Faith & Climate Change

February 11, 2015
Featuring: Dr. Robert P. Jones, CEO, Public Religion Research Institute
View the slides from the presentation here

Urge your members of Congress to support legislation providing $3 billion to the Green Climate Fund, which will help the poorest global populations adapt to the negative consequences of climate change. 

Tell President Obama that his recent proposal for oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic Coast and the Gulf of Mexico could have serious environmental consequences.

Travel has a great carbon and environmental footprint than nearly any other human activity. The Travel Justly Fund supports congregational programming that offsets this major carbon impact. Apply for a grant today!

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Environment

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Environment

Three Environmental Activities You Can Do To Celebrate Shavuot!
Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Growing up as an Israeli-American, Shavuot meant the time on my grandparent’s kibbutz when the workers from the fields and the dairy would showcase to the community the first fruits of the season. In a big community-wide gathering, fresh sheaves of wheat, fruits and vegetables, newborn calves would be paraded across a stage alongside kibbutz […]

Carry a Reusable Water Bottle! Green Sivan Challenge
Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

Well, it’s hot out now. Here in D.C. we’re reaching the upper 80s in the mid-afternoon and I, for one, am getting pretty sweaty. Hydrating, especially when I’m walking (instead of driving) outside has become incredibly important for me. So at the onset of this sweaty, sticky summer leading up to major international climate negotiations […]

Join GreenFaith Today and Help Your Congregation Reduce Their Carbon Footprint
Posted on Monday May 18, 2015

Last week in our Torah portion B’har we saw how integral environmentalism was, not just in our commandment to “till and tend” as God told humankind in the Garden of Eden, but throughout our sacred text. In this 5776 Shmita, or Jubilee Year, when we are meant to “let the land rest” and forgive debts […]

The RAC is covering tuition for up to 100 Reform congregations to enroll in GreenFaith professional development, which will guide congregations to become leaders in sustainable practices and spiritual approaches to environmental values. Enroll today

Food justice is a social justice issue at the intersections of environmental sustainability, public health, economic justice, and deals with ethical eating choices, agricultural and food policy, and more.

Contact Our Legislative Policy Team

For more information on this issue, contact Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Liya Rechtman at (202) 387-2800.