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Transition Towns: The UK’s Green Spirituality Movement


THE TEMPLE OF UNDERSTANDING

In conjunction with the NY Office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Cordially Invite You To

Transition Towns: The UK's Green Spirituality Movement

With Special Guest Chris Philpott
Speaker, Educator, Activist and Author

Chris’s involvement as educator activist in the green movement goes back 30 years. He is a campaign organizer, a participant in local and national environmental issues as wide ranging as climate change and recycling, as well as an initiator in biodiversity projects with children, local grow-your-own, local exchange trading or LETS, the local Transition Town as well as meditation, inter-faith and green spirituality groups.  His research for his book Green Spirituality took 13 years and included visits to the UN’s World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg and a countrywide tour of India where he spent time with 130 spiritual leaders from Hindu, Jain, Sikh, Muslim, Christian and Buddhist traditions whose wise words are woven throughout the book.

September 10, 2012
1:15pm – 2:45pm

The United Nations Church Center
777 First Avenue at 44th Street
10th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10017

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This is a free event.