The Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life celebrates Hanukkah this week as the 21st Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) continues in Paris. The UNFCCC is now in its second week, and international negotiators are determining whether they will be able to come to an agreement on reducing global greenhouse gas emissions.
Interested in reading more? Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb reflected on Parshat Vayeshev last week. Interfaith Power and Light’s Yaira Robinson wrote on finding light amidst the darkness of climate change. Finally, COEJL Manager Liya Rechtman sent word from Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral on the power of hope and prayer.