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Learn about the EPA’s Tier 3 Standards and how to take action! Tuesday, May 28 at 2:00 pm EST Register here: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/121171406. The EPA has proposed new Tier 3 air pollution regulations on vehicle and gasoline emissions to make our air … Read more »
This article discusses the important work of our partner Jewish Community Relations Councils. 5/8/2013 11:29:00 AM When our Washington-area Jewish community needs a voice in Annapolis, Richmond or before the D.C. Council, or when we need representation in broader organizational … Read more »
How Best to Create a Future Less Reliant on Fossil Fuels This year, only one week separates Israel Independence Day and Earth Day, which comes April 22. For those of us in the Jewish community who have particular concerns about … Read more »
Sybil Sanchez and David Seidenberg in JTA: Jews should work to reduce fossil fuels, not ally with gas and oil companies
NEW YORK (JTA) – Two weeks ago, JTA reported on a new alliance between Jewish leaders and domestic gas and oil companies. Called the Council for a Secure America, the alliance is based on a “common interest” between American Jews and domestic … Read more »
In his speech on the Senate floor last week, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse called attention to voices from faith groups who have spoken out about the need for action on climate change. The Senator stated, “Faith groups throughout America are acting … Read more »