Category: Climate Change

Living Responsibly Making Your Daily Life a Beautiful Prayer: Buy Clean Energy

“Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers.”—‘Abdu’l-Bahá To help all of us incorporate into our lives actions that treat our physical surroundings with the respect they deserve, the Wilmette Institute has asked Christine Muller (faculty

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Climate Justice: A Central Topic in the Upcoming April Climate Change Course

by Christine Muller, faculty for Climate Change Are you unsure about climate change and baffled about contradicting coverage by the media? Are you wondering how the Bahá’í teachings can provide you with guidance to address the issue? The current time

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Living Responsibly Making Your Daily Life a Beautiful Prayer: Eat Less Beef

“Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers.”—‘Abdu’l-Bahá To help all of us incorporate into our lives actions that treat our physical surroundings with the respect they deserve, the Wilmette Institute has asked Christine Muller (faculty

Posted in Climate Change, News

Living Responsibly Making Your Daily Life a Beautiful Prayer: Do a Home Energy Audit!

“Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers.”—‘Abdu’l-Bahá To help all of us incorporate into our lives actions that treat our physical surroundings with the respect they deserve, the Wilmette Institute has asked Christine Muller, faculty

Posted in Climate Change

Wilmette Institute Supports International Academic Efforts during Global Climate Change Week 2016

by Christine Muller The Wilmette Institute was one of 288 institutes of higher learning that participated in Global Climate Change Week (GCCW), October 10–16. The Institute’s contribution took the form of a Forum on Global Climate Change on its Learning

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The Wilmette Institute Participates in Global Climate Change Week

by Christine Muller  For the first time, the Wilmette Institute will participate in Global Climate Change Week, a global effort of academics initiated in 2015 to raise awareness about climate change. Global Climate Change Week seeks to encourage the entire

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BIC, the Wilmette Institute, and You: How to Gain Knowledge for Public Discourse and Social Action

by Christine Muller Christine Muller is faculty for the Wilmette Institute course Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind and lead faculty for Climate Change, a course she developed first for the International Environment Forum. She serves on the Board

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A Fireside and Presentations to a Youth Group: Two (of Many) Results of Learnings in Climate Change Course

Robert (Bob) Lilly, from Elk Grove, California, USA, new to Wilmette Institute courses, found the Climate Change course (faculty Christine Muller, Gary Colliver, Arthur Lyon Dahl, and Carole Flood) so thought-provoking that he said he was “sad to see it

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Spiritual Dimension of Climate Change: One Bahá’í’s Perspective

a talk by John Herbert John Herbert, a Bahá’í and a native Floridian who grew up in Gainesville, gave this talk (one of three) on January 17, 2016, to a gathering celebrating World Religion Day 2016. The event was sponsored

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Florida Interfaith Climate Movement Conference Contributes to Public Discourse

In 2013 five Bahá’ís in Gainesville, Florida, took the first Climate Change course that the Wilmette Institute offered. Before the course ended, they had reached out to other faiths in Gainesville and formed an interfaith climate group. In January 2016,

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