Sustainability at Meredith College
Interfaith service for climate action
On October 23, people from Raleigh and the surrounding Triangle region will gather for a Community Earth Care Interfaith Service to kick off the largest global day of climate action ever. The event, one of more than 2,000 rallies in more than 140 nations,is coordinated by 350.org to urge world leaders to take fast and effective action on global warming. This is the first global campaign ever organized around a scientific data point: 350 parts per million CO2 is the safe upper limit for the atmosphere according to the latest scientific data.
WHO: Local people of faith representing various beliefs.
WHAT: Community Earth Care Interfaith Service, a community interfaith service with a focus on connecting with and caring for the Earth. We will share our common faith perspectives with message, music, art, ringing of the bells, and action. Simultaneously, people in every corner of the world will be taking action, from climbers with 350 banners high on the melting slopes of Mount Everest to government officials in the Maldive Islands holding an underwater cabinet meeting to demand action on climate change before their nation disappears.
WHEN: October 23, 2009 from 7:30 to 9 pm.
WHERE: Unity Church of the Triangle at the Longview Center, across from Moore Square, 118 South Person Street, Raleigh, NC 27601