At CSCS we are building networks through our Campus Sustainability Ambassadors, congregational networking in advocacy and pastoral ecology, and by connecting researchers from Anabaptist institutions.

At CSCS we are developing leaders through our student leadership training, global & marginalized voices program, pastoral ecology training, and support of innovative researchers at Anabaptist institutions.

At CSCS we are inspiring action by supporting student work on-campus and after graduation, creating resources, providing opportunities for Anabaptists to take action on climate change, and supporting researchers promoting novel approaches to addressing climate change.


Making a Difference: a Reflection on the CSCS Sustainability Summit

In early August, CSCS (soon to be incorporated as a new organization, the Anabaptist Climate Collaborative) invited ten Mennonite institutions in the US and Canada to join together at Eastern Mennonite University for an intensive three days of figuratively and literally walking together in a time of reflecting on our commitments to taking care of the planet and all its inhabitants. Twenty students and faculty from six institutions were able to join together for a variety of activities.
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Videography Internship Update: Jackson Steinmetz

I’m Jackson, a senior, film-production major at Goshen College and I am the summer videography intern for the CSCS. We’re working on a church curriculum that teaches how faith communities can be involved in mitigating climate change and becoming stewards of the Earth. I get to produce the video content for this project.
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Sinking, Displacement and Lack of Clean Water Access in Jakarta, Indonesia

What do you do when you don’t have access to clean water? You dig a well. The city of Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital city with a population of almost 11 million people, is sinking at an average rate of 17 centimeters per year, making it the fastest sinking city in the world, although certainly not the only. By 2050, it is estimated that one third of the city will be underwater.
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Who We Are

The Center for Sustainable Climate Solutions (CSCS) is a collaborative initiative of Eastern Mennonite University, Goshen College, and Mennonite Central Committee to lead Anabaptist efforts to respond to the challenges of climate change.

 
 

What We Do

Launched in the fall of 2016 by a gift from Ray Martin (read more about the launch here), CSCS advances thinking and action in Anabaptist and
other faith communities to address climate change as one of the most crucial moral challenges of our time. We work towards climate justice by inspiring action, developing leadership, and
building networks.

The Center’s primary areas of engagement are in 1) resourcing student leaders/campus advocacy groups, 2) equipping pastors and congregational leaders, 3) researching best practices and innovative solutions for climate change adaptation and mitigation efforts, and 4) motivating communities through stories and perspectives of those most affected by climate change, and who suffer climate injustice.