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Earth Charter — “Students working with Indiana cities to inventory their greenhouse gas emissions”
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Earth Charter — “Students working with Indiana cities to inventory their greenhouse gas emissions”

This summer as part of the Indiana Sustainability Development Program, Indiana University students are working with several local governments in Indiana to complete community-scale greenhouse gas inventories.

Earth Charter — “Indiana Earth Charter director to speak”
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Earth Charter — “Indiana Earth Charter director to speak”

Jim Poyser, director of Indiana Earth Charter, will be the guest speaker at a presentation hosted by Bartholomew County Indivisible, The Sierra Club and Energy Matters Community Coalition.

Earth Charter — “Whalen honored as Hoosier Resilience Hero”
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Earth Charter — “Whalen honored as Hoosier Resilience Hero”

“These individuals are making an important difference every day in Indiana,” said Environmental Resilience Institute director Ellen Ketterson. “In my view, they are true heroes.”

Earth Charter — “Goshen latest to seek carbon neutrality”
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Earth Charter — “Goshen latest to seek carbon neutrality”

In 2017, three Indiana cities passed climate policy resolutions, Earth Charter Indiana Executive Director Jim Poyser said. Two of the cities promised carbon neutrality by 2050.

Sierra Club, Earth Chartr, H-IPL — “Renewable energy advocates lobby legislators”
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Sierra Club, Earth Chartr, H-IPL — “Renewable energy advocates lobby legislators”

The event was co-hosted by Solar United Neighbors of Indiana, Indiana Distributed Energy Alliance, Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light, Citizens Action Coalition, Hoosier Environmental Council, Solarize Indiana, Sierra Club and Earth Charter Indiana.

Sierra Club, Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light, Earth Charter — “First-Ever Renewable Energy Day Held at the Statehouse”
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Sierra Club, Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light, Earth Charter — “First-Ever Renewable Energy Day Held at the Statehouse”

John Mundell is a member of Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light and the Archdiocese Creation Care Team of Indianapolis. He said he was invited to help launch part of the Global Catholic Climate Unit by the Vatican after Pope Francis published his encyclical.

Women4Change, Earth Charter — Statehouse Update: Redistricting
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Women4Change, Earth Charter — Statehouse Update: Redistricting

This session, several bills have been introduced in an attempt to introduce some measure of independence from the political whims of the party in the power in choosing their own voters.

Earth Charter — “Gary host second Youth Environmental Summit”
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Earth Charter — “Gary host second Youth Environmental Summit”

Members of Youth Power Indiana and Earth Charter Indiana were present and shared stories of young leaders around the globe who are advocating for more urgent government action against climate change.

Professor Animalia’s Struggling Species
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Professor Animalia’s Struggling Species

The VIP preview of the exhibition will be a benefit for Earth Charter Indiana, run by Executive Director Jim Poyser [who was also NUVO editor from 2000-2013]. Sales from the exhibit will also benefit Earth Charter.

A recommendation from Mel
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A recommendation from Mel

My church, St. Peter’s United Church of Christ was also featured, but aside from that, all of the environmental activity that goes on in our state amazed me.