Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns

Representing Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers, Maryknoll Sisters, and Maryknoll Lay Missioners
  • Sri Lanka children - Jim Stipe
  • Golden calf on Wall Street
  • Seedbag
  • Altar in Palestine - R Rodrick Beiler
  • corn bags

Caring for creation in a changing climate

Date: 
Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 09:30 to 14:00

A symposium at the Washington National Cathedral and St. Alban’s Parish Sattlerlee Hall

To register, email Carol Janus: environment@cathedralcongregation.org

Free admission. Pre-register by February 18 to receive a complimentary box lunch.

In 2012 and 2013 millions of people were forced from their homes by floods, storms, and other weather-related disasters. Millions more were affected by droughts, desertification, and degradation of the land, air, and water. While impacts are being felt in rich and poor countries alike, it is the most vulnerable people who suffer most. If you are concerned about climate change and environmental sustainability and want to find out what you can do, join us!

Panels and speakers

Environmental stewardship and communities of faith

  • Joelle Novey, Director, Interfaith Power & Light
  • Reid Detchon, Vice President for Energy & Climate, UN Foundation
  • Dekila Chungyalpa, Director, Sacred Earth Program, World Wildlife Fund

The human costs of climate change

  • Robin Bronen, Senior Research Scientist, Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska
  • Professor Judith Mayotte, Humanitarian, Author & Emmy Award-winning Television Producer
  • Alice Thomas, Climate Displacement Program Manager, Refugees International

Inspiring action and finding solutions

  • Keya Chatterjee, Director, Renewable Energy & Footprint Outreach, World Wildlife Fund
  • Monica Jahan Bose, Artist, Activist, Environmental Lawyer
  • Danielle Vogel, Founder & Owner, Glen’s Garden Market

Visit: http://www.nationalcathedral.org/events/20140222congoCC.shtml

Sponsors: Washington National Cathedral Environment Advocacy Group, St. Alban’s Parish, the Episcopal Diocese of Washington (EDOW) Environment Network, and Greater Washington Interfaith Power and Light.

Washington National Cathedral Sunday Forum, February 23, 10:10 am, nave. Webcast live. The conversation on the Human Cost of Climate Change continues with climate experts Robin Bronen and Alice Thomas. Moderator: Canon Missioner Patricia Johnson. Open to all

Location: 
National Cathedral, Washington DC