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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

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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

Building an Inclusive Movement to Advance a Sustainable Planet
Posted on Wednesday April 22, 2015

We are all impacted by climate change and environmental injustice. Over half of us live in counties in violation of air pollution standards, storms like Katrina, Irene, and Sandy don’t discriminate in the devastation they unleash, and communities across the coastlines of this country are facing imminent displacement due to sea level rise, which is […]

At the Consultation: Fighting Climate Change with the Green Climate Fund
Posted on Tuesday April 21, 2015

Starting on Sunday, April 26, Religious Action Center staff will be welcoming over 400 rabbis, cantors, and lay leaders to Washington D.C. to participate in our Consultation on Conscience. Over the course of the weekend, participants will have the chance to hear from amazing speakers, attend workshops and lobby their elected representatives on Capitol Hill. […]

Mazal Tov to the Recipients of our Travel Justly grants!
Posted on Thursday April 16, 2015

On Wednesday, the Religious Action Center announced the eleven congregations and Reform Movement affiliates across the U.S. and Canada who won “Travel Justly” grants, which they will use to put into action a wide variety of sustainability and environmental initiatives. The projects include congregational gardening, donating eco-friendly light bulbs to a Mitzvah Corps volunteer site in […]

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.