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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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The Hanukkah Model of Sustainability

Fresh Updates from RAC » Environment   |   Dec 16, 2014 12:00 AM
By Rabbi Kevin M. Kleinman Hanukkah is the Festival of Lights, and yet it takes place during the darkest time of the year. The Hanukkah story told in the Babylonian Talmud and repeated from generation to generation centers on the great miracle of light. The oil used in the menorah to rededicate the Temple after […]

What Parashat Vayeishev Teaches Us About Going Green

Fresh Updates from RAC » Environment   |   Dec 10, 2014 12:00 AM
By Cantor Ross Wolman In this week’s parashah, Vayeishev, we read the story of Tamar’s struggle in the house of Judah (Genesis 38). Tamar marries Judah’s eldest son and he dies. Through the biblical law of levirate marriage, she is obligated to marry his younger brother so that his name may continue. When that brother […]

Thinking Climate in Winter

Fresh Updates from RAC » Environment   |   Dec 9, 2014 12:00 AM
It’s easy to talk about global warming when it’s sweltering hot outside and everyone is sweating during the summer, especially in a summer like 2014, which was the hottest ever on record. Once we’re all bundled up in gloves and scarves, drinking hot tea, it’s a little harder to be heard when you’re talking about […]
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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