Time to PUSH

My Intersection of faith, ecology, and policy took me to this national prayer call on March 15th– marking the 54th day of the new administration. Since we are over the half way point so it is time to move past shock and awe into a plan of action. I issued a call to action to…

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Sustainable Ag- Rooted in Community

Cuba offers insight into maintaining food sovereignty against the odds— October 2-11th, 2015 14 community leaders traveled with me to learn how! Preparing African American communities for climate resilience is groundbreaking work. The two years of hard work required to bring this trip into reality was softened by the many auspicious events that surrounded our…

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Precious Water

Recently I feel like the mariner in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem “water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink.” The recent fundraiser for ALS has been a lot of fun to watch and has done a lot of good for those stricken with a horrible disease. And yet tongue in cheek, Chip Masters, president…

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Truth, Profits and our Planet

On July 30, I once again testified at the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) on behalf of the Clean Power Plan. It is the first attempt to make coal powered plants reduce their pollution. Rather than give statistics or a story, a little reflective wisdom….. Peace and Blessings to all. The last time I testified on…

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Faith in Innovation

During the Hampton Minister’s Conference I had the opportunity to have a faith chat with EPA administrator, Gina McCarthy. I was lamenting that one Virginia senator seems to be leading with fear. He seems fearful that coal plants can’t earn profits without destroying the health of our children. He also seems fearful that carbon pollution…

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