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.
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After a decade of failures, Washington state passes a cap on carbon emissions Carbon pricing might not be dead after all.
What is the climate footprint of one serving of cheese?
Should I give up dairy because of climate change? We’ve know eating meat isn’t great for the climate. What about dairy?
Almost All Types of Air Pollution Disproportionately Affect People of Color Researchers had hoped to narrow down sources of fine particulate matter to help target environmental justice efforts. Instead they found that a new approach may be needed.
Eminent domain benefits fossil fuels — could it also help renewables? The legal power could shift from being one of climate activists’ biggest foes to a vital ally.
"Many people see the environment as something distant and beautiful that they need to save, the mountains where they go backpacking, the jungle in a David Attenborough documentary. But in reality, Price argues, the environment is not just 'out there'; it’s our food, the wood in our houses, and the metals in our computers. It’s 'in here.'”
Have you been doing environmentalism wrong? Even when you're doing all the "right" things to be green, have you been doing environmentalism wrong this entire time?
CBS News poll – Eye on Earth: Americans find some sacrifices easier than others in fighting climate change Fifty-eight percent think people should try to change the environment; just 42% think people should learn to adapt.
'I Actually Thought I Was Going To Lose Her': Milwaukee-Area Mother's Struggle To Escape Lead Poisoning Dennise Honnegar and her daughter Jasmine are still grappling with the effects of lead poisoning nearly four years after Jasmine was diagnosed.
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Carbon offsets aren’t enough. We need to remove carbon from the atmosphere. To reverse climate change and reach target emissions objectives, we need a drastic reduction in CO2.
Ten Climate Demands - GreenFaith GreenFaith International Network: Our Ten Demands We are a global, multi-faith, environmental alliance. We stand for equality and against injustice. We believe in reverence and compassion for all life. We motivate people of faith to lead by example. We call upon our leaders to safeguard our future.....
Electrify everything: why we need to go big on going electric With global energy demand expected to increase by as much as 58 percent in the next three decades, the urgency to transition away from burning fossil fuels to power buildings and vehicles is growing. Over the past few years, calls for turning to electricity as a power source have grown louder and mo...
Understanding The Future of the US Electric Grid | Rise Up Midwest Understanding The Future of the US Electric Grid Apr 21, 2021 | News Stories Rise Up partner, Winneshiek Energy District in Iowa have a monthly Energy Breakfast (sometimes lunch) webinar series. While we encourage you to explore all the entire series, their April webinar featured Mechanical Engineer...
Why the federal government is buying into the promise of 24/7 clean power Cities have been trying to cut carbon emissions on what could be termed “Easy” mode.
Milwaukee's chronic problem with lead: Dr. Veneshia McKinney-Whitson explains what parents can do to keep kids safe Dr. Veneshia McKinney-Whitson of the Medical College of Wisconsin answers questions about lead exposure, testing and safety.
MKE County: County Facilities To Ban Single-Use Plastics Phasing out out non-biodegradable products from county facilities and parks by next year.
What you need to know about lead: a resource guide for Milwaukee residents Lead is a public health crisis in Milwaukee. Here's what you need to know.
"Milwaukee's aging housing stock and its more than 70,000 lead laterals pose a serious public health problem for the city's families, and health experts are worried that the problem may have grown worse."
Listen MKE: The Chronic Problem Of Lead Poisoning In Milwaukee Watch the latest Listen MKE conversation on Facebook Live on Tuesday, April 27 at 12 p.m. CDT.
Congregations 'walk the talk' of Earth Day with ongoing care for creation A "demonstration" community garden is taking shape on congregational land of the Tertiary Sisters of St. Francis in Shisong, Cameroon. A plastics recycling effort in Ghana by the Holy Spirit Sisters i...
Join Team Sierra The Earth Day movement has grown to be the largest civic event in the world with over 1 billion people around the world taking action. Learn how you can join Team Sierra.
Environmental Racism: What is It, and How Should the Church Respond? – Wisconsin Council of Churches 15 Apr 0Likes Posted by breanna Categories: Uncategorized Environmental Racism: What is It, and How Should the Church Respond?A Panel Discussion Co-hosted by The Clergy Emergency League and The Wisconsin Council of ChurchesTuesday, May 11, 20217:00 Eastern, 6:00 Central, 5:00 Mountain, 4:00 PacificE...
Changes to Milwaukee's recycling program coming soon For frustrated recyclers, relief is in sight. The city is increasing recycling pick-up frequency starting June 1, 2021.
Planning to fly for vacation this year? Choosing a carbon offset organization is a great way to make up for those harmful greenhouse gases. It's easy, affordable, and makes a huge difference!
5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day as Church Together but Apart — Lutherans Restoring Creation Advocacy, Building/Grounds, Congregational Covenant with Creation, Education, Gardening/Landscaping 5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day as Church Together but Apart March 9, 2020 Phoebe Morad Video-stream a Care-for-Creation-themed worship for the whole community: explore samples and resources here. Ask y...
Championing the environment with Huda Alkaff and the Wisconsin Green Muslims Championing the environment with Huda Alkaff and the Wisconsin Green Muslims
Planning to fly for vacation this summer? Choosing to a carbon-offset organization is a great way to make up for using those harmful greenhouse gases. It's easy, affordable, and makes a huge difference!
Dalai Lama and 100 other Nobel Prize laureates call on world leaders to phase out fossil fuels As the world's most powerful leaders prepare to come together for the President Joe Biden's virtual climate summit, the Dalai Lama and 100 other Nobel Prize winners have a clear message for them: Keep fossil fuels in the ground.
US Rep. Moore Hopeful Biden's Infrastructure Plan Will Help Solve Milwaukee's Lead Pipe Problem One component of the American Jobs Plan focuses on replacing all lead pipes and services lines that deliver drinking water to communities. U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, said there are about 70,000 lead pipes that need to be replaced in Milwaukee, and they've been replaced at a rate of about 1,000 each year.
Therapists are reckoning with eco-anxiety Andrew Bryant, a therapist based in Tacoma, Washington, felt helpless the first time climate change came up in his office. It was 2016, and a client was agonizing over whether to have a baby. His part...
MKE County: Board To Consider Climate Change Policy Supervisors will vote on a carbon neutrality policy and a single-use plastics ban.
Check out this month's e-newsletter to see what environmental events are happening in southeastern Wisconsin. And don't forget, this Thursday is Earth Day!
Interfaith Earth Network Newsletter (April 19, 2021) 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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Creation Justice Congregations Conversations Series - ABCUSA Is your congregation curious about creation care? Do you want to hear about the creation centered ministry American Baptists are engaged in? The Creation Justice Network announces the debut of its Creation Justice Congregations Conversation Series. Launched in June 2019, the Creation Justice Congreg...
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"How Catholic Sisters are Helping to Save the Earth -- and You Can Too"
Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at 2 p.m. Central
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