Tag: climate change

FCNL Brave & Constant: Building the World We Seek

Join Quakers and friends this November for worship, learning, fellowship, and action. Our gathering will be based in Washington, D.C., and span the country. We hope you can be part of coming together with joy amidst the challenges we face, individually and collectively. This fall, attendees at the Quaker Public Policy Institute (Nov. 16-20) will lobby Congress […]

Medford Meeting

On Sunday, December 19, Medford Meeting approved a resolution opposing plans to transport liquid natural gas (LNG) – fracked gas – by rail and truck from Pennsylvania to Gibbstown, NJ, for export.  Meeting members voiced strong support for the resolution, recognizing the project as both an environmental justice and a climate change issue.  Copies of the resolution were […]

325 Organizations Propose Climate Solution You’ve Never Heard Of….

Including Canadian Friends Service Committee, Quaker Peace and Social Witness (England) and Friends in AustraliaTo: Participants in COP26 UN Climate Change Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, November 1-12, 2021 As a result of final-hour demands made by the U.S. government during negotiation of the 1997 Kyoto treaty, military greenhouse gas emissions were exempted from climate negotiations. That […]

Quaker Advocacy: Peace, People, Planet

Saturday, October 17. 1 PM, Eastern Standard Time. Join Dianne Randall, from Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) in Washington DC, and Andrew Lane from the Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) for the fourth session of FWCC’s Quaker Conversations Series. Hosted by the Friends World Committee for Consultation, this session will explore Quaker Advocacy, including when Friends’ prophetic […]

Medford Quakers host weekly climate ‘strike’

From: South Jersey Local News.com September 11, 2020 MEDFORD >> On the last Saturday of every month, more than green grass covers the lawn of Medford Friends Meeting, the historic Quaker meetinghouse at 14 Union Street here. It’s shoes. Dozens of shoes, all bearing signs about the “other” ongoing world-wide crisis: Climate Change. The pandemic […]

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