Our climate justice work emphasizes the interfaith nature and the theological call to care for creation and the importance of sharing success stories that can lead the way for others. Below is a brief history of our climate justice work.
Sister Evelyn Mattern starts the Climate Connection: Interfaith Eco-Justice Network, as the Committee of the North Carolina Council of Churches
The first Energy Audit is performed by John Seymour at United Church of the Triangle in Wake Forest, N.C.
The Committee becomes a full program of the North Carolina Council of Churches and NC Interfaith Power & Light is created as the 16th State Affiliate of the National Interfaith Power & Light (IPL) Campaign.
Dr. Kathy Shea published the 10 Principles for Earth-Friendly, Healthy Eating through Sacred Foodscapes.
The first Voices for Clean Energy Advocacy Day takes place at the N.C. General Assembly.
NCIPL officially adopts the Jemez Principles for Democratic Organizing.
The North Carolina Council of Churches has broadened the climate justice work by creating the Eco-Justice Connection.