Interfaith Earth Network

Our mission is to inspire and support people of all faiths and faith communities to care for Earth based on their own sacred teachings through education, advocacy, actions, and networking.

The Interfaith Earth Network of Southeastern Wisconsin (IEN) is a program of the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee. Our mission is to inspire and support people of all faiths and faith communities to care for Earth based on their own sacred teachings. Through education, advocacy, actions, and networking, we serve as a catalyst for people of faith to live, work, and worship in environmentally sustainable ways. Our Steering Committee consists of individuals with a passionate concern for the environment who represent diverse faith groups.

Mission: To inspire and support people of all faiths and faith communities to care for Earth based on their own sacred teachings. Through education, advocacy, actions, and networking, we serve as a catalyst for people of faith to live, work, and worship in environmentally sustainable ways.

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blessedtomorrow.org

Recording Available: Faith (and Climate) in the Voting Booth | Blessed Tomorrow

Should we keep our faith and our politics separate? Is climate change a faith issue?

blessedtomorrow.org Should we keep our faith and our politics separate? Is climate change a faith issue? There’s no doubt that faith communities in America will play a critical role in the 2020 elections. Our ability to care for Creation, as well as how we address systemic inequities and racism, will be decided by th...

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Interfaith Earth Network Newsletter (October 19, 2020)

Check out what's going on this month!

mailchi.mp Faith & Ecology Quote of the Month: "We urge those who have been focusing on social justice to address the climate crisis, and those who have been focusing on the climate crisis to address social justice." - A Rabbinic Letter on the Climate Crisis

berkleycenter.georgetown.edu

Interreligious Responses to Laudato Si

berkleycenter.georgetown.edu This conference, encouraged by the Holy See, draws attention to the even greater urgency of this universally significant document in its fifth anniversary year and how its message resounds across religious traditions.

Show us your strengths using MyStrengths+MyHealth!

To help us understand strengths, challenges, and needs of our community we are asking you to voluntarily complete the MyStrengths+MyHealth survey from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Partners for Health. You will be asked about a range of topics related to your health status and health care you receive. Example topics include safe at work and home, mental health, caretaking, breathing, nutrition, physical activity, substance use, and personal care. The research survey will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. To learn more about the MyStrengths+MyHealth survey, watch this short video https://tinyurl.com/MSMH-Video

Please use this link https://tinyurl.com/MSMH-Milwaukee to complete the survey. This information will be used to understand community strengths (assets) and needs during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Interfaith Earth Network Newsletter (September 21, 2020)

Find out about upcoming environmental events in southeastern Wisconsin in this edition of the IEN e-newsletter.

mailchi.mp Faith & Ecology Quote of the Month: "To love a place is not enough.  We must find ways to heal it." - Robin Wall Kimmerer

nytimes.com

How Climate Migration Will Reshape America

nytimes.com Millions will be displaced in the coming decades by fires, hurricanes, extreme heat and rising seas. Where will they go?

uwm.edu

Combined factors compound lead exposure disparity for Milwaukee children

"Neighborhoods with all three factors – low homeownership, poverty and majority nonwhite – had the highest average blood lead levels in the county."

uwm.edu The combined neighborhood factors of race, poverty and low homeownership compound the risk for elevated childhood blood lead levels in Milwaukee County, according to a study by public health researchers at UWM.

gccm.controlshift.app

SOC Webinar: Refuelling Africa through Ethical Investment

gccm.controlshift.app With the growing appetite for coal, oil and gas investments in Africa, there is need to define the true cost of energy investments and the morality of investing in the fossil fuel industry. Does Africa has alternative energy pathways for its growth or does Africa has to crawl through the dirty alley...

theguardian.com

SUVs second biggest cause of emissions rise, figures reveal

theguardian.com If SUV drivers were a nation, they would rank seventh in the world for carbon emissions

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District - MMSD

We love that you’re enjoying your time on the river, but please STOP placing bottles under our bridges! This picuture is from the Michigan Street bridge on the Milwaukee River. If the bottles aren't removed, they will fall into the water the next time the bridge opens! Our crew on the Lynrd-Skymmr, Milwaukee Riverkeeper, and many others are helping to remove the bottles which take away from cleaning our rivers.

Please help us spread the word: PaddleTavern Kanaloa Tiki Lounge Lakeshore Paddle Sport Rentals Milwaukee Boat Line Riverwalk Boat Tours & Rentals Boat MKE Milwaukee Kayak Company CWO Milwaukee Kayak Rentals Brew City Kayak Edelweiss Cruises and Boat Tours Veolia North America TMJ4 News FOX6 News Milwaukee WISN 12 NEWS CBS 58 OnMilwaukee Urban Milwaukee Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

ncronline.org

18 Things to know about Howey Ou, China's only teenage climate striker

ncronline.org Meet Howey Ou, the 17-year-old girl who is the only teenage climate striker in China (there are other activists, but Ou is the only public striker). Every Friday, Howey takes to the streets to publicl...

detox-outdoor.org

Tell outdoor brands to detox!

What are per- and polyfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) and why are they a problem?

detox-outdoor.org Outdoor brands use hazardous PFCs, sign the petition to stop them:

outsideonline.com

6 Easy Ways to Lessen Your Environmental Impact Daily

outsideonline.com From close-to-home micro-adventures to keeping electronics out of the trash, putting the planet first might be easier than you think

columbancenter.org

Jubilee for the Earth

columbancenter.org “Jubilee for the Earth” is a podcast mini-series about biodiversity and our sacred story produced by the Missionary Society of St. Columban. We are a Society of priests and lay people who live and share the good news of the Gospel by working with those who are poor and exploited, including the e...

conservationvoters.org

The Wisconsin Conservation Voters have released their "2019-2020 Conservation Scorecard: A Review of the Wisconsin Legislature"

https://conservationvoters.org/assets/documents/scorecards/2019-20-CONSERVATION-SCORECARD.pdf?emci=de985b03-70e1-ea11-8b03-00155d0394bb&emdi=cd26462d-78e1-ea11-8b03-00155d0394bb&ceid=795695

conservationvoters.org

IEN recently participated in Sierra Club's "Coal Costs Us: Week of Climate Action." Here are some photos of the sidewalk art and yard displays that were submitted across the region. Thanks to everyone who participated!

Check out these awesome Coal Costs Us displays! Spread the word by making your own and calling for 100% clean energy. Time's up for coal in Wisconsin: We Energies, Alliant Energy, Wisconsin Public Service, Madison Gas and Electric, WEC Energy Group.

#CoalCostsUs #CleanAir4Kids #ActOnClimate #TollFromCoal #RetireOakCreekCoal #CloseColumbia

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Interfaith Earth Network Newsletter (August 16, 2020)

Check out this month's e-newsletter! There so many environmental events happening virtually throughout Southeastern Wisconsin; we hope you can participate!

mailchi.mp Faith & Ecology Quote of the Month: "Perhaps the most important thing we can do immediately to positively impact the health of the planet is to begin to take a Sabbath." - A.J. Swoboda, Subversive Sabbath

bloomberg.com

Bogotá Is Building its Future Around Bikes

bloomberg.com To tame traffic after pandemic lockdowns, the Colombian capital has embarked on a bike-lane building spree that could a be model in Latin America.

nytimes.com

Black Environmentalists Talk About Climate and Anti-Racism

nytimes.com It’s impossible to live sustainably without tackling inequality, activists say.

mmsd.com

It’s time to renew the local-state-federal partnership on water infrastructure.

mmsd.com We need a federal plan to ensure clean, safe drinking water in all communities—rural to urban, rich, and poor.

Today is our last day of our week of action for Coal Costs Us. Spread the word about the need for clean energy with art, chalked messages, posters, yard signs, and more! https://act.sierraclub.org/events/details?formcampaignid=7013q000001asfzAAA #CoalCostsUs #SierraClubWisconsin

Our utilities are making a profit off of dirty energy. On this day of the Coal Costs Us Week of Climate Action, call your local utility and demand they make the transition to 100% clean, renewable energy – a solution that saves customers money, supports our community’s health, and protects our planet. #CoalCostsUs #SierraClubWisconsin

We can’t afford to wait! Speak up now about the Public Service Commission's Strategic Energy Assessment and demand the closure of Wisconsin’s remaining six coal plants. #CoalCostsUs #SierraClub

What is coal costing you? Share your own story! Record a short video of yourself to tell us how coal impacts you and your community. We’ll bring our voices together to show the scale of the harm fossil fuels cause. #CoalCostsUs

Sierra Club's Week of Action #CoalCostsUs

Join Sierra Club for an online screening of the documentary We Neighbors, about Wisconsinites living next to the Oak Creek/Elm Road coal plants. Afterwards stay for an informative presentation by pulmonologist Dr. Linus Santo Tomas about the impacts of coal on health, and a panel discussion featuring healthcare professionals and clean energy advocates: https://act.sierraclub.org/events/details?formcampaignid=7013q000001ayT5AAI&mapLinkHref= #CoalCostsUs

Join Sierra Club virtually for a Week of Climate Action August 3-7th! We will learn how the dirty coal plants are costing us dearly in terms of our health, our economy and the environment. RSVP below to get more info so that you can join us daily to learn more and find out how you can be part of the clean energy solution. https://act.sierraclub.org/events/details?formcampaignid=7013q000001asfzAAA #CoalCostsUs #sierraclubwisconsin

sierraclub.org

The Numbers are in: Replacing South Oak Creek and Columbia Coal Plants With Clean Energy will save customers millions of dollars

sierraclub.org Through its subsidiaries, We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service (WPS), WEC is deeply invested in two of the dirtiest and most uneconomic plants still operating in Wisconsin today--the South Oak Creek and Columbia coal-burning power plants. These plants are so uneconomic they are costing customers...

ABC Creation Justice Network

Come join us for the second session of our "Praying with Creation" webinar series. Tomorrow (12pm EDT/9am EDT) we will discuss the practice of lament with Rev. Kadia Edwards. Please register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7294266099881869327

cnn.com

This country regrew its lost forest. Can the world learn from it?

"We have learned that the pocket is the quickest way to get to the heart," says Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, Costa Rica's minister for environment and energy, adding that people are more likely to take care of nature if it provides an income.

cnn.com Costa Rica is the first tropical country to have stopped -- and reversed -- deforestation.

youtube.com

Tommy Lee - Mic Check

Youth from the Amani Neighborhood and the surrounding area gathered to create poetry, beats, and lyrics on the topic of lead in Milwaukee's drinking water. (Video 4 of 4) #COLE #CoalitionOnLeadEmergency

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's Hip Hop Lead Project Community Partners: Amani United, Imagine MKE, COA Goldin Center Sponsored by: Northwestern Mutual Produce...

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Myndd - Freedom Ain't Free

Youth from the Amani Neighborhood and the surrounding area gathered to create poetry, beats, and lyrics on the topic of lead in Milwaukee's drinking water. (Video 3 of 4) #COLE #CoalitionOnLeadEmergency

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's Hip Hop Lead Project Community Partners: Amani United, Imagine MKE, COA Goldin Center Sponsored by: Northwestern Mutual Produce...

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Shad-i - Something in the Water

Youth from the Amani Neighborhood and the surrounding area gathered to create poetry, beats, and lyrics on the topic of lead in Milwaukee's drinking water. (Video 2 of 4) #COLE #CoalitionOnLeadEmergency

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's Hip Hop Lead Project Community Partners: Amani United, Imagine MKE, COA Goldin Center Sponsored by: Northwestern Mutual Produce...

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Nile - Drink Clean

Youth from the Amani Neighborhood and the surrounding area gathered to create poetry, beats, and lyrics on the topic of lead in Milwaukee's drinking water. (Video 1 of 4) #COLE #CoalitionOnLeadEmergency

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's Hip Hop Lead Project Community Partners: Amani United, Imagine MKE, COA Goldin Center Sponsored by: Northwestern Mutual Produce...

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I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation. - Psalm 13:5

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God is love. He loves you! Covenant Lutheran Church is a family of believers united by faith in Jesus Christ.

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