PA Interfaith Power & Light – Annual Meeting at Penn State

Sept. 18 – PA Interfaith Power and Light Annual Meeting & Conference.

Green Fair, Workshops, Lectures…Details here.

Keynote: “The Human Face of Climate Change: Food, Faith and other necessities of life”

Professor Bill Easterling, Dean, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Penn State and Rev. Jim Deming, Minister for Environmental Justice for the United Church of Christ

Bill Easterling is an internationally recognized expert on how global warming may affect the Earth’s food supply, and was one of the lead authors of the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report. Dr. Easterling has authored over 70 refereed scientific publications in the areas of food and climate, testified before the House Committee on Science and Technology on climate change, and chaired the National Research Council’s Panel on the Human Dimensions of Seasonal-to-Interannual Climate Variability.

Jim Deming has been active with Tennessee Interfaith Power and Light, Tennessee Environmental Council, and the National Wildlife Federation. He is the author of “From Southern Fried Guilt to Spiritual Responsibility” in Sally Bingham’s book Love God Heal Earth and holds an M. Div. from Emory University and an M. Ed. in Human Resource Development from Vanderbilt University.

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