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Shades of Matthew Sleeth!

His Serve God, Save the Planet message is getting around, or so it seems from this Christian Today article:

Christian Organisations in Search for Greenest Church

Christian organisations will honour green churches with a new environmental award.

by Maria Mackay
Posted: Friday, March 16, 2007, 10:44 (GMT)
Leading organisations in the Christian environmental movement have pulled together in support of a new award to acknowledge and encourage the outstanding environmental work already being undertaken by churches and their congregations across the UK. Sponsors of The Church Times Green Awards 2007 include Operation Noah/Christian Ecology Link, A Rocha UK, Eco-congregation, Tearfund, Christian Aid and Shrinking the Footprint. Awards will highlight the work of churches in a variety of green areas, including biodiversity, campaigning to cut the carbon, celebrating creation, changing lifestyles and energy-saving in church buildings. Church Times launched the Green Awards to celebrate the progress being made by churches as they continue their transformation to become environmentally friendly role models. [cont’d]

Use Systems Thinking to Make Lasting Social Change

What can be done when our best intentions create unintended problems—such as temporary shelters increasing homelessness or food aid accelerating starvation?After decades of helping change-makers in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors address tough social problems, systems-thinking expert David Stroh shares the pioneering framework that both demystifies systems thinking and shows how it can lead […] Read More..

Let’s Make Bernie Sanders a Bestseller!

As the presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders continues to climb in the polls, crushing online fundraising records and frustrating party insiders and pundits along the way, we’re looking to put Bernie’s message on bestseller lists everywhere in time for the national debates this fall!With the second Democratic debate to be held on November 14th in Des Moines, it’s […] Read More..

Bern Baby Bern!

Feel the Bern, now read the Bern. Chelsea Green is bringing out the first major book chronicling the issues being raised by US Senator Bernie Sanders in his campaign for president of the United States. The Essential Bernie Sanders and His Vision for America is the only book that outlines, in Sanders’ own words and […] Read More..

Economic Development is Broken. Here’s How to Fix It

Economic development today is completely broken. That’s the argument of author Michael Shuman in his new book, The Local Economy Solution. The singular focus on attracting global corporations is not just ineffective but counterproductive, Shuman argues, especially given the huge opportunity costs. Indeed, it’s not far-fetched to suggest that the best way most communities can […] Read More..

5 Shareable Strategies for Creating Climate Action

Frustrated about climate change? You’re not alone. Most people in our society find themselves somewhere on the spectrum of depressed about our climate situation to flat-out denying that it exists. In fact, the more information about global warming that piles up, the less we seem to do to combat it. What is the reason for this […] Read More..
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