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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.

Creation Justice Ministries and CSCS Co-sponsor Climate Workshop for Faith Leaders

Creation Justice Ministries and CSCS are teaming up to host a retreat for faith leaders titled ‘Pastoral Care for Climate’ at the Duke University Marine Lab from June 13th-15th.⁠

Pastors and other church leaders are unique in bringing together social, emotional and spiritual roles. The training helps empower pastors and other leaders to effectively engage science, broaden climate action in a congregation or ministry setting, and move people from denial and inaction to congregational action and political advocacy.