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Earth Charter — “Evansville will host annual statewide Climate Leadership Summit”
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Earth Charter — “Evansville will host annual statewide Climate Leadership Summit”

Elected officials and community leaders from across Indiana will visit Evansville this year for an annual leadership summit on climate change.

Earth Charter — “Lafayette to begin work on climate resolution in 2020, invites public to be involved in the process”
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Earth Charter — “Lafayette to begin work on climate resolution in 2020, invites public to be involved in the process”

Roswarski will enlist the help of Purdue student Iris O’Donnell Bellisario, who, through Earth Charter Indiana, has previously helped the cities of West Lafayette and Indianapolis develop and write their climate change resolutions.

Earth Charter — “Future floods dominate climate change conference”
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Earth Charter — “Future floods dominate climate change conference”

The gathering, hosted by Earth Charter Indiana, was conducted at Goshen College, a Mennonite-based liberal arts school of 845 undergraduates that made a commitment in 2013 to purchase 100% of its electricity from renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. The move is expected to reduce the college’s carbon footprint by 45%.

Earth Charter — “Students learn to have voice on climate”
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Earth Charter — “Students learn to have voice on climate”

A discussion session was conducted for high school students attending the fourth annual Climate Leadership Summit hosted in September by Earth Charter Indiana. Students as well as city officials and planners attended the day-long seminar.

Earth Charter — Summit evaluates democracy, climate
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Earth Charter — Summit evaluates democracy, climate

“Good morning, and welcome to the climate crisis.” Jim Poyser, executive director of Earth Charter Indiana (ECI), kicked off the fourth annual Indiana Climate Leadership Summit last Thursday with these words as he addressed those in attendance in College Mennonite Church (CMC) on Goshen College’s campus. 

Earth Charter — Summit at Goshen College focuses on climate change
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Earth Charter — Summit at Goshen College focuses on climate change

“Indiana is finally waking up to the climate crisis,” said Jim Poyser, executive director of Earth Charter Indiana, which organizes the summit.

Earth Charter — Mayor among four on climate change panel
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Earth Charter — Mayor among four on climate change panel

Just a few hours before a downpour struck Logansport late last week, officials from across the state were learning that increased annual rainfall will be more common in future years.

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.”