BFM's Environmental Sustainability Group Concern for Earth What to Do? Spiritual Resources Education and Witness

Education and Witness

learning, communicating, teaching, testifying

Knowledge empowers people with our most useful tool: the ability to think and decide. There is no power for change greater than a child discovering what he or she cares about — Bill Nye

How can we speak boldly against the destruction of the world's resources, without hating, scorning and thus alienating those who disagree?

How can we find words that will reach them and move them?

One possible example, from Standing Rock, ND

How can we speak out against fossil fuels when our own homes and cars use them?

I'm often asked whether I believe in global warming. I now just reply with the question: Do you believe in gravity? — Neil deGrasse Tyson

Help and Useful Links

Members of BFM's Environmental group are generally glad to hear questions and to try to help.

Links to external pages

BYM Unity with Nature Committee

Quaker Earthcare Witness

Chesapeake Climate Action Network

Friends Committee on National Legislation

Quaker United Nations Organization