The Religious Voice in Copenhagen

Dec 9, 2009 | What's New

Leading up to Copenhagen, the Rev. Cn. Sally Bingham and the Interfaith Power & Light campaign were recognized by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for leadership in the religious community on the issue of climate change. Religious leaders from all over the world, representing all of the major world religions, met with Ban Ki-moon and HRH Prince Philip at Windsor Castle, presenting ideas and committing to protect Creation. (Read more about the interfaith conference at Windsor Castle)

Sister Joan Brown’s Reflections from Copenhagen

Sr. Joan Brown, OSF, Director of NM IPL

Sister Joan Brown, OSF, Director of NM IPL

The UN Climate Change Conference has finally arrived, the largest international political conference ever held with participants from 192 countries representing governments, the business community, and civil society. Many religious leaders are also in attendance representing the faith community’s belief that serious action on climate change is the greatest moral issue of our time. Negotiations for what to do to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions began on December 7 and will be taking place through December 18. (Read more: Copenhagen 101 from Texas IPL)

New Mexico Interfaith Power & Light director, Sister Joan Brown, OSF, is attending the summit and is posting her daily reflections on the trip. She was also featured in a USA Today article on Monday, December 7 about religious leaders in Copenhagen.

Read Sr. Joan Brown’s latest reflections from Copenhagen.

Odyssey Network’s Faith at the Summit Video Series

Watch Odyssey Network‘s daily video updates on religious leaders in attendance at the UN Climate Change Conference. The first video features the Rev. Cn. Sally Bingham while she was at the interfaith celebration at Windsor Castle. The gallery below is updated daily with new videos from Copenhagen.


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