Climate Justice Gathering and Book Launch

Climate Justice Gathering and Book Launch

Date and Time

Mar 14, 2019 7:00 pm

Location

Brookland

625 Monroe St NE, Washington, District of Columbia, 20017

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Description:

Global Catholic Climate Movement board members are coming to D.C. from around the world for a retreat, and we are taking a night out beforehand to connect with climate justice allies. We will celebrate our colleague Lorna Gold - a climate champion in Ireland - with the North American pre-launch of her book, Climate Generation published by New City Press. Come socialize and meet “one of the planet’s most stalwart and successful climate fighters" (says Bill McKibben).

Global Catholic Climate Movement is building a vibrant movement to respond to Pope Francis' encyclical, Laudato Si’ and care for our common home. We are are working with the global Catholic community to take urgent action against the injustice of climate change and the ecological crisis, and to protect the poor and future generations.

Lorna Goldworks for Trócaire, the Irish Catholic Development Agency. She is a specialist in International Development who has worked across academic and NGO contexts for almost two decades. She writes and speaks extensively on Pope Francis’ teaching in Laudato Sí. She holds a PhD in Economic Geography from Glasgow University and currently lectures in Applied Social Studies in Maynooth University. She is a regular contributor to public debate on climate justice in Ireland and internationally and helped co-found ‘Stop Climate Chaos’ Ireland in 2006. She is vice-chair of the Global Catholic Climate Movement and a member of the Irish Government’s Advisory Group on the National Climate Dialogue. She is originally from Scotland and is married with two children.

New City Press is a Christian book publishing company, with literature from top authors covering all aspects of Christian life.

Register for ticket here:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/climate-justice-gathering-tickets-58199353834

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