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Climate Futures Fellow Update: Joseph Harder

November 5, 2020 10:53 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Climate Futures Fellow Update – Joseph Harder I’ve been thinking lately about the similarities between Mennonite hymnals and the More-With-Less Cookbook. Both are Mennonite cultural touchstones: music and food are two things that Mennonites seem to take pride in. These books are the sort of thing given by churches and relatives as coming-of-age, baptism, or graduation gifts (I can personally attest, I have received both as gifts). Both draw their contents from the experiences of... View Article

Climate Futures Fellow Update: Clara Weybright

October 28, 2020 9:43 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Climate Futures Fellow Update – Clara Weybright Two months into my fellowship, I’ve been struck by how increasingly relevant this project feels. As we watch hurricane after hurricane sweep through the East Coast and wonder when the wildfires in California and Oregon will end, we are also becoming increasingly aware of the ways in which these climate crises intersect with deep racial injustices. Faith communities,  including CSCS’s constituents, are feeling an increasing need to act.... View Article

Center publishes website on sustainable housing

October 22, 2020 3:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Center publishes website on sustainable housing “What if we could cut climate emissions in half without sacrificing living standards? New research and analysis unveils new understanding about the ecological impact of the American household, leading to counter-conventional recommendations that are both surprising and enormously consequential. Notably, this novel research design demonstrates that climate-neutral housing and private transportation are not only achievable today, but are actually less costly in both dollars and natural resources.” This is... View Article