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Center helps fund Earthkeepers mini-grants at EMU

January 4, 2018 1:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This past year, in collaboration with Eastern Mennonite University’s Earthkeepers, and Creation Care Council, the Center helped fund $2000 in mini-grants to six different projects around the EMU community. The mini-grants are part of an annual competition put on by the Earthkeepers club on campus, inviting students to submit their own sustainability project. This year, the competition received a record number of proposal submissions. This continued growth in student interest in Sustainability is important, as... View Article

EMU students create faith-based climate podcast

December 20, 2017 10:34 am Published by 3 Comments

In early July this past summer, on the way home from the MCUSA 2017 convention, Harrison Horst and Michaela Mast began tending the seeds for a podcast which would eventually become their senior capstone project. Having felt unsatisfied by the conversations at the convention, they came to the conclusion that responding to climate change was an essential part of their faith and something they needed to discuss. Shifting Climates is their response to this dissatisfaction, and... View Article

A new addition to the CSCS staff

December 12, 2017 10:52 am Published by Leave your thoughts

This fall, the Center for Sustainable Climate Solutions welcomes a new addition to our staff.  Daniel Bellerose joins us as Program Assistant, helping not only with administrative details of the Center, but bringing some new experience and ideas on programming.  Daniel is a recent graduate of Houghton College, where he studied International Development and participated in a variety of sustainability programs.   Daniel comes to the Center with a deep passion for working with climate... View Article