February 2018

Center announces summer internship programs

by Daniel Bellerose on February 28, 2018

This week, the Center announced the first step in their effort to “resource student leaders/campus advocacy groups” in announcing two summer internships for undergraduate, or seminary students interested in climate action from a Mennonite perspective. Read more…

Faith groups prepare for “Day One” without water in Cape Town

by Daniel Bellerose on February 21, 2018

When discussing the merit of faith-based climate action, it is easy to dwell on what MCC’s Intersections: Responding to Climate Change calls “mitigation”. There are clear paths for faith groups to work towards climate mitigation, such as lobbying and advocacy, and improving energy usage in places of worship and homes. Read more…

CSCS supports new Director of Pastoral Ecology position

by Daniel Bellerose on February 15, 2018

“Mennonites begin to see climate change as the moral equivalent of war/violence and begin to take collective action.” This forceful statement heads the one-page summary of the game plan that the Center is pursuing. Now a first step in working with congregations is emerging: equipping pastors. Read more…

MCC Publishes Report on UNSC Climate Meeting

by Daniel Bellerose on February 12, 2018

Last week, MCC, one of the Core Partners of the Center, published part one of a discussion of the December 2017 Arria-formula meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). The series is called At the Intersection of Climate Change and Conflict. Read more…

Goshen and EMU Celebrate Sustainability Achievements

by Daniel Bellerose on February 7, 2018

Goshen College and Eastern Mennonite University, two of the three core partners of the Center, have long held commitments to sustainability. Last month, both colleges had something to celebrate in sustainability on campus. Read more…