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This December, world leaders will convene in Lima, Peru for a major environmental conference on adaptation, mitigation, climate finance, and technology. Join our petition to President Obama and Congress, to be delivered in advance of this important global summit, urging immediate action on climate change. Climate change threatens all people, but vulnerable communities who have contributed the least to climate change will suffer the worst of its consequences. Learn more and sign your name today:


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U.S. Pledge to Green Climate Fund Important Step toward Curbing Climate Change

Fresh Updates from RAC » Environment   |   Nov 18, 2014 12:00 AM
On Saturday, President Obama announced that the United States would contribute $3 billion towards the international Green Climate Fund, intended to help poorer nations address the devastating effects of climate disruption. The pledge, made in advance of the 2014 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of Parties in Lima, Peru next month, places […]

Waters of the U.S.: Reform Movement Comments on New EPA Rule

Fresh Updates from RAC » Environment   |   Nov 13, 2014 12:00 AM
Today, Barbara Weinstein, Director of the Commission for Social Action of Reform Judaism and the Associate Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, gave comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to expand the definition of “Waters of the U.S.”: Dear Administrator McCarthy, On behalf of the Union for Reform Judaism, whose 900 […]

U.S-China Climate Agreement a Positive Step

Fresh Updates from RAC » Environment   |   Nov 12, 2014 12:00 AM
Yesterday, President Obama came to an agreement with Chinese President Xi Jinping to curb greenhouse gas emissions in both countries. This agreement comes in advance of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Lima, Peru, next month. In response to the announcement of the U.S.-China climate agreement, Barbara Weinstein, Director of the Commission […]
Food Day 2014


Food Day is a nationwide celebration of the movement for sustainable, healthy, affordable food. Food Day envisions food that is healthy, affordable, produced with care for environmental sustainability, farm animals, and the farmers and laborers who grow, harvest, and serve our food. Food Day's themes also touch on public health, food education, and economic inequality.

Download and print our Food Day table tents to start a conversation about food justice during your congregation's Sukkot or Oneg programming!


For more than 30 years, the Reform Movement has been committed to protecting the environment.
From wetland destruction to mountaintop removal coal mining, clean water issues effect nearly every facet of our lives.
Learn about the environmental, economic, security, and health challenge of climate change, and clean energy solutions.
We currently face the greatest rate of species extinction since the disappearance of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, with drastic implications for both ecological and human health and well-being.
There are currently more than 70,000 chemicals in use in the United States, and little is known about the health effects of the vast majority of these chemicals.
About half our national forests have been seriously affected by logging, mining, road building, and other ecologically damaging activities. Explore the challenges facing our forests, public lands, and natural resources.



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