By John Mott-Smith
From page A8 | March 01, 2017
I was watching a news show the other day and a reporter asked an elected representative in Congress if he believed in climate change. The somewhat smart-alecky response was, “Sure I do, the climate changes every day. Next question.”
Re-posted from http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=87359
2015 was the warmest year ever recorded on Earth, and it was not even close.
On January 20, 2016, scientists from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released their analyses of surface temperatures for the past year.
Chris Granger introduced the greenhouse gas emissions reductions goals of Cool Davis.
The faith community of Yolo County is ready to put their faith into action to slow climate change. More than eighty representatives of about 20 different faith groups met for a three-hour interfaith conference “Climate Crisis: Putting Faith into Action” on March 3rd as a first step toward taking action as individual congregations and together.
“Touch the earth lightly; use the earth gently. Nourish the life of the world in our care.” Reverend Dan Smith of the Lutheran Church of the Incarnation strummed his guitar to the opening song. Beth Banks of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis added her blessing. Then the participants turned to the serious business at hand. Read more
Clergy, leadership, and members of all faiths and interested others are welcome.
Several Davis Faith Groups will present a short, free conference for faith groups: “Climate Crisis: Putting Faith into Action” from 1:45 – 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at the UU Church of Davis at 27074 Patwin Road in Davis.
Highlights: Isabel Montanez, UC Davis Geology Professor on “Climate Change Close to Home,” Read more