Eco-Journey is the blog of the Environmental Ministries Office of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It will include a wide array of environmental topics: upcoming environmental events, links to interesting articles and studies, information on environmental advocacy, eco-theology topics, and success stories from churches that are going “green.”
About the author
Katie Holmes is the Associate for the Environmental Ministries Office of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). She enjoys working with congregations to tie faith to environmental justice. Prior to working for PC(USA), Katie worked with a nonprofit organization that helped local groups create watershed plans to restore and protect waterways in Kentucky.
In December international climate talks will continue in Copenhagen. The goal of this meeting is to create a new international agreement to lower greenhouse gas emissions that will replace the Kyoto Protocol when it expires in 2012. These are crucial talks, and it is important for the United States to take a leading role in curbing climate change. The National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program is sponsoring the Countdown to Copenhagen campaign. Visit their website to send a message urging President Obama to urge strong action on climate changes issues and to pledge to do your part for climate change.