As part of a global effort to mobilize action and ambition on climate change, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon organized a Climate Summit on 23 September 2014 in New York. In order to highlight the specific contributions that faith traditions bring to the international climate debate, the World Council of Churches and Religions for Peace organized an Interfaith Summit on Climate Change, held in New York 21-22 September 2014.  The Brahma Kumaris attended as one of the 30 invited heads of spiritual organisations from around the world..

This report describes the highlights of the summit and the powerful statements of the participants.  The significant input by Brahma Kumaris is also described.

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Here you can read the statement that was signed by the participants:

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A video-summary from the Interfaith Climate Summit :

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More on www.interfaithclimate.org

On Friday 19th and Saturday 20th September 2014, the weekend before the United Nations Climate Summit the “Religion for the Earth Conference”, conference was held in New York.  This report gives a summary of the conference and the participation of the Brahma Kumaris.

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This United Nations conference, held 29th August 2014 at Mercy College, New York, USA, looked at the impact iof Soilar energy, solar cooking and going beyond The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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As part of a global effort to mobilize action and ambition on climate change, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is organizing a Climate Summit on 23 September 2014 in New York. In order to highlight the specific contributions that faith traditions bring to the international climate debate, the World Council of Churches and Religions for Peace will organize an Interfaith Summit on Climate Change, to be held in New York 21-22 September 2014.

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Brahma Kumaris are supporting the Summit and are one of the 30 delegates.

Join us in our centre in New york for further discussion and meditation after the event...

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Valériane Bernard's gave reflections in a short interview (5 mins) on the contributions Brahma Kumaris can make to the discussions and decision making on climate change.

GREEN THOUGHT FOR TODAY

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. Ralph Waldo Emerson