Tag: Earth Charter

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.

Earth Charter — “RIVER BEND FILM FESTIVAL: Hoosier filmmaker seeks to change culture through film”
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Earth Charter — “RIVER BEND FILM FESTIVAL: Hoosier filmmaker seeks to change culture through film”

Earth Charter’s Jim Poyser inspires an award-winning film.

Earth Charter & Sierra Club — “Here are the do’s, don’ts and definition for citizen science — just in time for Earth Day”
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Earth Charter & Sierra Club — “Here are the do’s, don’ts and definition for citizen science — just in time for Earth Day”

Earth Charter and the Sierra Club help explain how we can all be scientists.

Earth Charter — “Local youth begin fight against climate change”
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Earth Charter — “Local youth begin fight against climate change”

Erin Blasko, "Local youth begin fight against climate change," Notre Dame News, February 26, 2018 Dozens of local youth will be on hand for a screening of “Little Warriors,” a documentary chronicling the…