United Methodist News Service reporter Linda Bloom follows United Methodists, including the United Methodist Women delegation, in Copenhagen during the climate summit.
We began our day in Town Hall Square, a historic portion of town with lovely old buildings, clock towers and cobblestones. It felt like we were in the crowd for a rock concert.
Pat gave this speech on Sunday in several interviews he would do, one of which will be with Odessey network.
United Methodist Women’s involvement in climate change includes not only concern for the planet, God’s creation, but also concern for God’s people.
Overall, the team felt that today for everyone was a day of the heart, where we experienced God being present in different ways in different settings.
Accomplishments, Lessons, Highlights. Political context for the day: Opening plenary - Southern governments felt they weren't heard in terms of not wanting consensus process – they were worrying that an agreement gets watered down as a result of this process. Also mention of draft texts by Danish government, and concern that G-77 and China were formulating a weak text/proposal to put forward.
The United Methodist Women delegation has arrived in Copenhagen. Read daily reflections of their experiences during the the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations in Copenhagen, Denmark, Dec. 7-18, 2009.
Faith and belief in social justice drives delegation’s advocacy at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations in Copenhagen, Denmark, Dec. 7-18, 2009.
Two articles, one from the Albany Times-Union and the other from Beliefnet.com, speak to United Methodist Women’s call to action on climate change.
Environmentalist and United Methodist Bill McKibben calls on United Methodist Women to act for climate change with his organization, 350.org.
Join United Methodist Women on October 24 in expressing support for fair, effective and binding caps on carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change.
We must tell Congress to keep provisions of current bill to create green jobs, save energy costs, and cut global warming.
Representatives Waxman and Markey formally introduced H.R. 2454, The American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009, on May 15, 2009.
This Mother’s Day, we urge you to take action for climate change, as a way of advocating for the needs of women and girls around the world.
The effort strives to build awareness among people of faith on climate change which is damaging God’s creation and imposing unjust burdens on the poor around the world.
United Methodist Women invite you to honor all mothers in the world by contacting your Congressional leaders urging them to support strong climate change legislation.
Here are suggested talking points to use when you contact your members of Congress about the Waxman-Markey climate change legislation.
A study series on climate change on how women are especially affected by it.
How is your local unit and congregation celebrating Earth Day on April 22?