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From Uncertainty to Action: What You Can Do About Climate Change

May 17, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

$18

Join the first Jewish conference in Boston on climate change.

  • Network with others concerned about the planet and form alliances to make change
  • Delve into Jewish aspects of climate change and ways to resolve spiritual anxieties around it
  • Learn what organizations are doing and what you can do to make a difference
  • Explore the relation between climate change action and social justice
  • Meet environmental organizations and businesses
  • Bring teens and tweens for a special workshop on climate action

Donation (optional): $18 (includes light refreshments)
Students admitted free
Please consider an additional donation to cover costs and allow others to attend

3:00 Opening plenary

4:00-4:15 Break

4:15-5:05 Workshops
Call to Action: Telling Your Story
Carbon Pricing: Proposals for Mitigating Climate Change
Civil Disobedience as a Spiritual Practice
Climate Science Explanations: A Guide for the Perplexed
Confronting the Climate Pharaohs: Moving Individual and Synagogue/Institutional Investments From Fossil Fuels to Positive Impacts
Designing Eco Rituals: Integrating Environmental Action with Sacred Time
Grounding Ourselves for Climate Action

How to Become a Sustainable House of Worship through Conservation, Efficiency, and Solar Energy
A Jewish Ethical Response to Fracking, Pipelines, and Power Plants
The Radical, Reasonable Route to Achieving 80% Energy Reductions in Our Residences

5:05-5:20 Break

5:20-6:10 Workshops
Call to Action: Telling Your Story (repeat)
Carbon Pricing: Proposals for Mitigating Climate Change (repeat)
Civil Disobedience as a Spiritual Practice (repeat)
Climate Action and Organizing 101 for Teens and Tweens
Climate Change, Agriculture, and You
Climate Science Explanations: A Guide for the Perplexed (repeat)
Confronting the Climate Pharaohs: Moving Individual and Synagogue/Institutional Investments From Fossil Fuels to Positive Impacts
 (repeat)
Grounding Ourselves for Climate Action
 (repeat)
How to Become a Sustainable House of Worship through Conservation, Efficiency, and Solar Energy (repeat)
A Jewish Ethical Response to Fracking, Pipelines, and Power Plants
 (repeat)
The Radical, Reasonable Route to Achieving 80% Energy Reductions in Our Residences
 (repeat)

6:15 Closing plenary

7:00 Gather informally for dinner at local restaurants 

Details

Date:
May 17, 2015
Time:
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
$18
Event Category:
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Website:
http://www.jewishclimate.org/may-2015-conference.html

Organizer

Jewish Climate Action Network
Website:
http://www.jewishclimate.org/

Venue

Hebrew College
160 Herrick Road
Newton Centre, MA 02459 United States
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Phone:
8027341090