Category: Climate Change

Living Responsibly—Considering Social Justice in Making Food Choices: Make Your Life a Beautiful Prayer

“Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers.” —‘Abdu’l-Bahá Christine Muller (faculty for the Wilmette Institute’s Climate Change and Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind courses) provides monthly tips to help us to live more

The Wilmette Institute Community Will Participate in Global Climate Change Week: You Are Invited!

For the third year in a row, the Wilmette Institute will take part in the annual Global Climate Change Week, which is scheduled this year for October 15–21. The Institute invites the active participation of the entire Wilmette Institute community,

Why We Don’t Want to Talk about Climate Change—Explained!

Climate Change 2018 Faculty: Christine Muller, Arthur Lyon Dahl, Laurent Mesbah Faced with choosing a final project for the Wilmette Institute course Climate Change 2018, Khela Baskett, a Bahá’í living in Redwood City, California, USA, decided to give a talk

How Sustainable Development Helps You Carry Forward an Ever-Advancing Civilization

Solar panel with yurt

by Christine Muller All men have been created to carry forward an ever-advancing civilization.—Bahá’u’lláh Sustainable Development? Isn’t that just for developing countries? And doesn’t the responsibility for development rest with the United Nations and Non-Governmental Organizations? The answer to both

Living Responsibly—Eat Lower on the Food Chain: Make Your Life a Beautiful Prayer

“Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers.” —‘Abdu’l-Bahá Christine Muller (faculty for the Wilmette Institute’s Climate Change and Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind courses) continues to give us monthly tips aimed at helping

Living Responsibly— Shop Smart, Buy in Bulk: Make Your Life a Beautiful Prayer

“Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers.” —‘Abdu’l-Bahá Christine Muller (faculty for the Wilmette Institute’s Climate Change and Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind courses) continues to give us monthly tips aimed at helping

Letter to the Editor: Climate Change Now a Part of Local Activities

After the Wilmette Institute published its April 2018 issue of its eNewsletter, which featured the Climate Change course as its first course for April, it received the following email. Winnie Merritt took the course in 2015 and is still putting

Living Responsibly—Use Energy-Efficient Appliances: Make Your Life a Beautiful Prayer

“Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers.” —‘Abdu’l-Bahá Christine Muller (faculty for the Wilmette Institute’s Climate Change and Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind courses) continues to give us monthly tips aimed at helping

Living Responsibly—The Bees and We: Make Your Life a Beautiful Prayer

“Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers.” —‘Abdu’l-Bahá Christine Muller (faculty for the Wilmette Institute’s Climate Change and Sustainable Development and the Prosperity of Humankind courses) continues to give us monthly tips aimed at helping

The Importance of Education for Social Change: A Statement by the International Environment Forum for the Talanoa Dialogue

by Christine Muller The Wilmette Institute and two of its courses are mentioned by the Bahá’í-inspired International Environment Forum (IEF) in its eleven-paragraph contribution to the Talanoa Dialogue. The Talanoa Dialogue, launched at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in

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