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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forbes.com

Why Climate Change Would Have Alarmed Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

forbes.com Dr. Martin Luther King's words suggest that he would have been concerned about climate change

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Interfaith Earth Network Newsletter (January 15, 2021)

Check out our January e-newsletter to see what environmental events are planned for the year ahead!

mailchi.mp Please donate to support our critical work with congregations and advocacy groups throughout southeastern Wisconsin.  Your donations help train local residents and promote environmental justice initiatives.  Thank you for your continued support!

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Great Lakes Spirituality Project | About

glspirit.com Stories, reflections and conversations around a spirituality of the Great Lakes Basin and its waters, communities, and ecosystems.

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"Green" Community during COVID-19

Please take our 5 question survey about ways your congregation is adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic. How do these changes impact the environment?
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeC7rqrfKkrqaqkzLS_RJdziPhVTWt81r98MZhtGCBbe2390Q/viewform

docs.google.com Answering these questions will help the Interfaith Earth Network of Southeastern Wisconsin learn from your congregation's experiences about ways to stay connected, healthy, and ENVIRONMENTALLY-friendly during the pandemic.

milwaukeenns.org

How one new program hopes to help kids who test positive for lead poisoning

"Pazdera said positive rates may also be rising because kids are spending more time at home because of the pandemic."

milwaukeenns.org Clinical and Community Solutions to Lead Free Children is a new program that wants to connect parents, clinics and public health officials.

wisconsindnr.shinyapps.io

Recycle Your Electronics Today!

wisconsindnr.shinyapps.io Select the Mail-back list tab below to find mail-back/trade-in programs offered by manufacturers. Most programs are free.

www-rollingstone-com.cdn.ampproject.org

How Climate Change Is Ushering in a New Pandemic Era

www-rollingstone-com.cdn.ampproject.org A warming world is expanding the range of deadly diseases and risking an explosion of new zoonotic pathogens from the likes of bats, mosquitoes, and ticks

youtube.com

MWC Water School with Pastor Michelle Townsend De Lopez

"At Milwaukee Water Commons, we know that real change comes from the ground up."

youtube.com At Milwaukee Water Commons, we know that real change comes from the ground up. Our longest-running program, Water School, gives community members the tools t...

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Sacred People, Sacred Earth

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wpr.org

EPA Requires Lead Testing For Schools, Day Care Centers, But Fails To Speed Up Lead Line Removal

wpr.org Public water supplies will have to test schools and day care centers for lead in drinking water under an overhaul of a rule finalized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. But critics say the changes fail to speed up replacement of lead pipes that wear away and pollute drinking water.

ncronline.org

Vatican City State is pesticide-free, imports green energy

ncronline.org Reaching "zero emissions" for Vatican City State is an achievable goal and is another green initiative it has been pursuing, said the head of its department of infrastructure and services. The Vatica...

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Interfaith Earth Network Newsletter (December 21, 2020)

Happy Holidays from IEN! Check out these upcoming events for 2021!

mailchi.mp In this season of giving, please donate to support our critical work with congregations and advocacy groups throughout southeastern Wisconsin.  Your donations help train local residents and promote environmental justice initiatives.  Thank you for your continued support!

Flushing your prescription drugs is harmful to our environment. Bring your prescription drugs to this community "take back" event instead.

waukeshacountygreenteam.org

Listen | waukeshactygreenteam

Check out these podcasts from the Waukesha County Green Team about "Zero Waste Gatherings" and "Holiday Gifting Guide."

waukeshacountygreenteam.org GreenCast is a product of the Waukesha County Green Team, a 501(c)3 in Waukesha, Wisconsin dedicated to helping southeast Wisconsin and beyond become more sustainable. We are accomplishing this through educational and outreach events, supporting interest groups involved in environmental issues, part...

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District - MMSD

2019 was a great year to be a rain barrel!

The Fresh Coast Guardians Resource Center expanded its access to rain barrel workshops by increasing the number of rain barrel workshops, making it easier to become a Fresh Coast Guardian. One rain barrel can capture 50 gallons of water during a rain event, keeping water out of our sewer system. https://www.freshcoastguardians.com/resources/green-strategies/rain-barrels-cisterns

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Interfaith Earth Network Newsletter (November 16, 2020)

View the latest e-newsletter, and don't forget to sign up for the Interfaith Conference's 50th Anniversary Celebration on December 3rd!

mailchi.mp Faith & Ecology Quote of the Month: "For the bread and wine...are the product of soil and compost and its rich population of organisms." - Elizabeth Theokritoff, Living God's Creation: Orthodox Perspectives on Ecology

Blessed Tomorrow

Thank you to everyone who nominated a climate champion for the American Climate Leadership Awards 2021!🏆 Nominations are now accepted until 11/15 and applications until 12/15. We can't wait to see yours! https://bit.ly/3hBBSAi
#ACLA2021 @ecoAmerica

ted.com

Why lakes and rivers should have the same rights as humans

ted.com Water is essential to life. Yet in the eyes of the law, it remains largely unprotected -- leaving many communities without access to safe drinking water, says legal scholar Kelsey Leonard. In this powerful talk, she shows why granting lakes and rivers legal "personhood" -- giving them the same legal...

rivernetwork.org

Drinking Water: Community Action & Advocacy - River Network

IEN's Program Director, Stephen Hawkins, will be a guest speaker, sharing about COLE's lead education training program.

rivernetwork.org 10/27/2020 @ 12:00 PM CT - 1:00 PM CT -

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.

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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.

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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

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Milwaukee Hmong Catholic Community Milwaukee Hmong Catholic Community
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Saint John's Evangelical-Lutheran Church Saint John's Evangelical-Lutheran Church
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AAFCJ - Centro Nueva Vida - New Life Center AAFCJ - Centro Nueva Vida - New Life Center
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