Latest C4 & Partner Activities
Thank you to our our speakers Mychal Johnson of South Bronx Unite and Dr. Leo Trasande of NYU Langone’s School of Medicine.
This letter, sponsored by Healing and Protecting Our Land Together: A Call to Prayer and Food & Water Watch, is for faith leaders throughout the state to call on Governor Cuomo to release the risk assessment of the AIM pipeline sited at the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant facility and commit New York State to 100% renewable energy. Special thanks to Paola Dalle Carbonare for organizing this petition.
We would like to thank Karenna Gore, the Center for Earth Ethics and the Climate Reality Project for allowing us to participate in 3 days of inspiring talks and spiritual nourishment as we pursue climate justice.
We just launched a Youtube Channel! Check out our worship playlist "Finding #God in #Nature" featuring Christian artists: hillsong united, Big Daddy Weave, Elevation Worship, Upper Room & Bethel Music. Our favorite lyrics: "If the stars were made to worship so will I" Subscribe @ https://bit.ly/2LRHoPc
Every day, NYC produces 12,000 tons of garbage, some of which ends up in our neighborhoods, parks and oceans. In May, we participated in a street clean up to bless our neighbors and to thank the Department of Sanitation for their hard work every day.
In celebration of earth day, C4 gathered to pray for the earth and beautify Riverside Park with the Riverside Conservancy in NYC’s Upper West Side.
President of the Evangelical Environmental Network and Co-Arthur of "Caring for Creation" sent a special greeting for attendees of C4's first annual meetup of 2018! Listen to this special message on climate change and why caring for creation is a matter of life.
(Riverkeeper) The Hudson River needs you again. It faces an existential threat. You may not have heard, but you should: In response to Superstorm Sandy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering six different plans that threaten the very life of the Hudson River.
A few weeks ago, C4 had the honor of hosting a fireside chat with Reverend Mitch Hescox, President & CEO of theEvangelical Environmental Network & Co-Author of Caring for Creation: The Evangelical's Guide to Climate Change and a Healthy Environment.
Did you know you know that churches in the NY metropolitan area can make a HUGE difference for the environment by switching to community solar? If you’re a church in NYC, find out how you can switch to community solar in seconds & save 10% on your energy bill every month!
As a recent documentary on Christianity and Climate Change by the Guardian points out, Christians are largely divided on this topic. Here are ten reasons they shouldn’t be (written by Christians for Christians).
Are there any resources on climate change from an evangelical perspective? Yes, there actually are! This is a growing list of some of the go-to resources we recommend.
Read Evangelical Environmental Network's Rev. Mitch Hescox, explanation of biblical case for environmental stewardship.
Meet the C4 BoARD
Catherine is the director of Environmental Justice at the Center for Earth Ethics and founder of the Alabama Center for Rural Enterprise Community Development Corporation (ACRE).
Kevin Ghassomian focuses his practice on the personal legal needs of business owners, corporate executives, high-net-worth individuals, and their families.
Mitch Hescox is the CEO of the Evangelical Environmental Network, Co-Author of Caring for Creation, a Reverend and board member of C4 - Christians Concerned About Climate Change.
Jonathan is a lifelong New Yorker with a background in city planning and sociology. He grew up on Roosevelt Island, works as a city planner in New York City and is raising a family in Astoria, Queens, NY.
David Larrabee is a physicist with a background in theology and economics, passionate about lifestyles and environmental justice, and Professor Emeritus of East Stroudsburg University.
Estrella Sainburg is an Organizer with GreenFaith, an international, interfaith environmental non-profit organization, and board member of C4 - Christians Concerned About Climate Change.
Cherise (CJ) Teasley is Corporate Counsel for VMware, Inc., which is a leading infrastructure software and cloud services technology company and part of the Dell Technologies family of companies.
LaShauna W. Austria is an ordained faith leader with a fierce commitment to, and deep experience with, building strong, vibrant, and sustainable communities as well as a demonstrated record of collaborating with rural communities, faith and non faith based organizations to address race, justice and equity issues.