Monday, January 04, 2016

Sister Joan Brown to Present Summary of Paris Climate Talks

Rev. Sally Bingham, Susan Stephenson, Sister Joan Brown
invite you to 
Forward from Paris"The Participation of Civil Society and Faith Communities in Combating Climate Change" 
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 6:30 pm
First Unitarian Church, 3701 Carlisle Blvd. NE (map)

The featured presenter is Sister Joan Brown, an official observer for Franciscans International and Interfaith Power and Light (IPL) at the UN Climate Conference in Paris (COP21) in December. At the request of the U.S. State Department, Sister Joan put together a presentation for the COP21 conference, along with Interfaith Power & Light founder Rev. Sally Bingham and Susan Stephenson, executive director of IPL's Regeneration Project . IPL delivered an 11-foot scroll with signatures of people who support the Paris Pledge.

Sister Joan will discuss the role of the religious community and civil society before and during the conference. She will also offer details on the actual negotiations for this historical agreement. More importantly, she will tell us how we in Albuquerque can engage in the important work ahead.

Agenda for Jan. 13 Meeting:
6:30 Cider & Cookies & Conversation
7:00 Presentation by Joan Brown
7:45 Q & A
8:05 Actions & Pledges
8:20 Community Announcements
8:30 Closing

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