Acting on Climate Concerns: mini-course

Next Event: January 11, 2015 $35.00

Acting on Climate Concerns: starts Jan. 11 at Temple Beth David, Westwood, MA
Climate science is alarming; some call the potential for ecological calamity “the undoing of Creation.” Jewish values guide us to a new environmentalism informed by a need for an 80% reduction in fossil-fuel use. Such a goal is radical yet feasible with changes that are ethically just and economically sound. In this workshop-style course we will respectfully review actions we can take now to ameliorate climate change. We’ll also address exciting projects happening now. Coordinated by Fred Davis, efficient-lighting expert, a series of other top experts will advise on acting in three areas of the crisis:

Jan. 11: What is our responsibility as stewards of our congregational facility?
Jim Nail, President, Massachusetts Interfaith Power & Light; also Medfield resident
Vincent Maraventano, Executive Director, Mass. Interfaith Power & Light

Jan. 25: How can we significantly reduce the carbon footprint of our individual households (assessing opportunities for energy conservation and solar)?
Rachel White, Performance Manager at Byggmeister Design/Build; also former Meah instructor, vice-chair of BuildingEnergy15 Conference of Northeast Sustainable Energy Association
Haskell Werlin, Director of Business Development and Government Relations, Solar Design Associates

Feb. 1: What actions can we take in the greater community (carbon tax/fee, ethical investing)?
David Schreiber, David Schreiber, Progressive Asset Management Group/FWG
Rabbi Judy Weiss, Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Boston Chapter Co-leader

The task is great…but we are not free to abandon it.

Course co-sponsored by Boston Jewish Climate Action Network.
Dates: 1/11, 1/25 and 2/1. 11:15 a.m. (Optional fee for book)
All are welcome. Part of Limmud Temple Beth David, Westwood.
Register by contacting

Event Location: Temple Beth David
7 Clapboard tree Street, Westwood MA, Westwood, Massachusetts, 02090

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Sunday, January 11, 2015, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday, January 25, 2015, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday, February 1, 2015, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm

$35.00 Series is free; optional fee for book

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