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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

Lighting Our Lamps With Oil
Posted on Friday February 27, 2015

“You shall further instruct the Israelites to bring you clear oil of beaten olives for lighting, for kindling lamps regularly” reads the first sentence of this week’s Torah portion, Tetzaveh (Exodus 27:20). While immersed in teaching high school students at NFTY Convention and during L’Taken Social Justice Seminars about the connection between Judaism and environmentalism, […]

Education, Action, and Advocacy at NFTY Convention 2015!
Posted on Wednesday February 25, 2015

Last week I joined the Religious Action Center’s programming team at NFTY Convention 2015 in Atlanta, GA to help lead a social justice track. The students in our track participated in two days of activities, first together focusing broadly on the impact of combining education, action, and advocacy in a campaign, and then splitting up […]

This Passover: A Season of Justice for the Environment
Posted on Friday February 20, 2015

Passover is my favorite time of year. More than exchanging presents on Hanukkah or blowing shofar by on the beaches of the Atlantic on Rosh Hashanah (my family’s tradition), Passover is when I am most able to connect with my family and my own Jewish values. While the extended meal and Seder lend themselves easily […]

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.