Can You Join Us … for what may be the largest and most important environmental rally in history?
Travel to Washington, DC on Feb. 17, President’s Day weekend for what is expected to be the largest environmental rally to date. The purpose of this rally is to oppose the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and to ask for strong climate leadership and carbon standards to control climate pollution.
Here’s what President Obama said in [...]
…… Register Today for the Chicago Climate Crisis Mobilization
There is growing recognition that we are not just dealing with “global warming” — we are facing a full-blown “climate crisis.”That’s why we have given our support to organizing a full-day, ACTION-ORIENTED conference and meeting on Saturday, February 16 – to learn AND to embark on a movement for the changes so urgently needed.
This one day event will take place at the IIT Kent College of Law [...]
Shay 1 Mine Waste ImpoundmentMacoupin County, IL
Multi-Media Presentation, Crystal Lake Green Drinks
What: Multi-media presentation on coal mining, Illinois Coal Basin, by Pam and Lan Richart, Eco-Justice Collaborative
When: 6 February, 2013 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Duke’s Ale House & Kitchen, 110 North Main Street, Crystal Lake,IL 60014
Cost: Free Admission, buy your own drinks
For More Information, Contact: Leslie Krebs, 815.482.0102
In Illinois and across the country, powerful interests are getting [...]
Eco-Justice: A Vision for a Sustainable City
October 12-13, 19-20 , 26-27 Fridays 1-9 pm, Saturdays 9am-5pm Seminary Consortium for Urban Pastoral Education, Chicago
This class will be taught by: Clinton Stockwell, Executive Director, Chicago Semester Pam and Lan Richart, Eco-Justice Collaborative
This course will develop a holistic vision for a sustainable city as an outworking of the concept of shalom, a just peace. It will evaluate the relevance of three components of [...]
For the first time ever, Bioneers is coming to Chicago in 2012!
What is Bioneers? Bioneers is inspiring a shift to live on Earth in ways that honor the web of life, each other and future generations.
We believe that viable solutions already exist for most of our environmental and social crises. The solutions in nature consistently surpass our concept of what is possible. Where we don’t know what to do, we have a [...]
U.S. CARBON EMISSIONS PLUNGE SEVEN PERCENT SINCE 2007 New trend triggered by drop in coal and oil use
Lester Brown, president of the Earth Policy Institute, will report that declining coal and gasoline use have cut U.S. carbon emissions by seven percent, during a teleconference with reporters next Wednesday, November 2 at 10:00 AM CDT.
Between 2007 and 2011, carbon emissions from coal use in the United States dropped by 10 percent [...]
Bioneers at MCC Conference & Green Living Expo
Saturday, November 5, 2011 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
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The Bioneers Conference program includes great panels on saving water, local food production, alternative energy, environmental stewardship, and educating about climate change. Some highlights:
PERMACULTURE, SUSTAINABLE LAND DESIGN Bill Wilson, Keynote Speaker
Bill’s 32 years of living in a sustainably oriented community has prepared him for a hands-on understanding how to create vibrant, sustainable and [...]
Illinois’ Coal Curriculum is Misleading our Kids
Illinois Science Teachers Association 43rd Annual Conference October 27 – 29, 2011 Tinley Park, Illinois
Eco-Justice Collaborative will be joining Prairie Rivers Network in tabling at the 43rd Annual Conference of the Illinois Science Teachers Association. We’ll be talking with Illinois teachers about the real costs of using coal as a primary energy source and exposing the fact that the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s coal curriculum for kids [...]
Chicago PSR to honor the Chicago Clean Power Coalition!
On Thursday, November 10, the Chicago Physicians for Social Responsibility will honor the Chicago Clean Power Coalition for its ongoing work to pass the Clean Power Ordinance. If passed, the ordinance would clean up or shut down Chicago’s coal-fired power plants. The Coalition is leading our City to embrace a cleaner, healthier future and to serve as a model for green energy throughout the country.
EARTH ETHICS BECAUSE TOMORROW MATTERS
Bioneers at MCC Conference & Free Green Living Expo Saturday, November 5, 2011, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
EARTH ETHICS BECAUSE TOMORROW MATTERS Lan Richart and Courtney Eccles will help us to better understand the need to share not just the science and facts when discussing environmental concerns, but also the need for ethics and justice to be included in our conversations and work.