The Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL) joins the global celebration over the signing of an international agreement to combat climate change! The agreement was finalized Saturday, following two weeks of negotiations at the 21st Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris. COEJL Manager Liya Rechtman was in Paris as a representative for the Jewish community. Following the agreement, COEJL Chair, Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb, issued the following statement that you can read here.
COEJL will be speaking on two interfaith update calls this week in response to the agreement in Paris. You can tune in on Wednesday at 1PM EST (712) 832-8330, access code: 2307680 for a conversation with Interfaith Power and Light. You can also sign up here for a webinar with the Washington Inter-religious Staff Council on Friday at 10AM EST.