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Your Voice is Needed - Important Electric Vehicle Vote Coming Up! Our state’s utility commission, known as the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC), is currently considering a new electric vehicle (https://docket.images.azcc.gov/0000196918.pdf ) (EV) policy.  The proposed policy opens the door for investment in EV infrastructure and programs. Unfortunately, Arizona is lagging behind neighboring states in expanding infrastructure that [...]

By |June 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Food System Impacts on the Environment

Jolene Bowers, a scientist with TGen from Flagstaff, and I spoke at Orme School, a boarding school in Mayer, last month. A wonderful event put on by Slow Food Prescott and the Orme School dining director. You know the facts: the food system is one of the largest contributors to climate change, reports suggesting it [...]

By |April 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Green New Deal

Last Thursday, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey,  released a resolution to Congress and a broad outline of a vision for a Green New Deal, a plan to battle climate change as well as economic injustice.  It sets goals for some drastic measures to cut carbon emissions across the economy, from electricity generation [...]

By |February 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment

AZIPL – A Year in Review

As we look forward to 2019, it is important to look back and reflect.  Here we offer our readers a glimpse of the work that YOU helped us accomplish this past year. In our effort to “nourish intentional and diverse relationships across Arizona,” we recruited 16 new activists who attended our March “Be the Spark” [...]

By |December 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Harvest of Care Gardens in Prescott

On December 8, at a kick-off workshop in Prescott, AZIPL announced the selection of the Center for Spiritual Living and St. Paul's Anglican Church to participate in the Harvest of Care Gardens program, a new regional initiative of AZIPL as part of its targeted focus on food justice.   The mission is to encourage more faith [...]

By |December 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Prescott’s Climate Dialogues

This past Spring the Yavapai County Climate Change Coalition sponsored its first Climate Dialogues within the Prescott community.  Climate Dialogues is a facilitated, community-based, learning exercise centered on climate change impacts, designed to deepen engagement in the movement and develop sustainable leadership in ever-widening circles. Each of our 3 separate groups in our initial pilot [...]

By |August 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Harvest Time at Prescott UMC

In 2010, Prescott United Methodist Church decided to transform a fenced-in, vacant lot on church property into a unique extension of the UMC mission - growing fresh, healthy food to feed the less fortunate.  All of the yield from Victory Garden is donated to the Coalition for Compassion and Justice to feed the homeless. In [...]

By |August 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AZIPL Donors Meet Challenge Grant in 2017!!

Thank you, thank you, thank you.  We are blessed to announce that your end-of-the-year giving enabled us to meet our Challenge Grant goal! By raising over $15,000, we will soon receive a matching contribution from our national group, Interfaith Power and Light, in the amount of $15,000! With your support, as you can see in [...]

By |January 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Ecology of Prayer

Fred Bahnson teaches at Wake Forest University School of Divinity.  He is also the Director of the Food, Health, and Ecological Well-Being Program.  Fred teaches and writes on the intersection of ecology, sustainable agriculture, and contemplative spirituality. I found the attached article from Orion Magazine, The Ecology of Prayer, to be very thoughtful. It is a [...]

By |December 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NOW IS THE TIME TO INVEST!

Now is the time to invest?  Is this a posting from AZIPL or Morgan Stanley? It’s a message from AZIPL, appealing for your donation, or investment, in our work, in our shared climate change mission on behalf of the interfaith community.  We are short of our matching grant requirement. Your one dollar of investment doubles! [...]

By |December 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments