Tag: Earth Charter

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.

Earth Charter — Leaders Learn How to Plan for the “C Word”
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Earth Charter — Leaders Learn How to Plan for the “C Word”

“We decided to start this leadership summit because we didn’t feel like the climate conversation was happening enough,” Poyser said. “In Indiana there is not a lot of conversation publicly about climate change, and we feel like it is an urgent, essential issue to begin talking about.”

Earth Charter — Indiana Mayors Attend Climate Leadership Summit
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Earth Charter — Indiana Mayors Attend Climate Leadership Summit

"Indiana Mayors Attend Climate Leadership Summit," Rob Burgess, NUVO, September 20, 2018. All politics is local, as the saying goes. And, there are few issues which hit as close to home for…

Earth Charter, Overdose Lifeline — Grand Challenges initiatives providing useful tools for Hoosier communities
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Earth Charter, Overdose Lifeline — Grand Challenges initiatives providing useful tools for Hoosier communities

The online tool is unique among resource aggregation sites because it focuses on the Midwest and on small- and mid-sized towns.

Earth Charter — Indianapolis teens learn about trauma recovery, urban farming from bees and butterflies
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Earth Charter — Indianapolis teens learn about trauma recovery, urban farming from bees and butterflies

“(The pollinator count) will reinforce ideas that we are faced with many challenges regarding the natural world and our interaction with it,” said Jim Poyser, executive director of Earth Charter Indiana. “But especially in the pollinator area of concern, there are lots of solutions literally at our fingertips.”

Earth Charter — Mayor Affirms City Commitment to Sustainability
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Earth Charter — Mayor Affirms City Commitment to Sustainability

“I’m glad that he came to speak. He’s been very supportive throughout all of this. And I think that it’s great that he supports the youth of the community, and this cause,” adds Ella, age 12, a participant in the march.

Earth Charter — Not just Starbucks and McDonald’s: Indianapolis restaurants are ditching plastic straws
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Earth Charter — Not just Starbucks and McDonald’s: Indianapolis restaurants are ditching plastic straws

“I was in a restaurant looking at a sea of straws sticking out of glasses,” said Poyser, executive director of Earth Charter Indiana. Then he thought of a pun that just tickled him — a straw bale not made out of stalks of grain but the non-biodegradable, plastic tubes we get with every drink.