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Iowa Interfaith Power & Light Conference August 23 Features Matthew Anderson of National Religious Partnership for the Environment

posted Jul 12, 2012, 6:52 PM by Rob Hogg

Iowa Interfaith Power & Light has announced its second annual “Faith in a Changing Climate” conference on Thursday, August 23, 2012 from 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ, 4126 Ingersoll Ave., Des Moines, Iowa, 50312. The theme of this year’s conference is “Food, Faith, and Climate: The Challenge of Living Sustainably.”

Iowa IPL will have two keynote speakers. The first is Matthew Anderson, Executive Director of the National Religious Partnership for the Environment. The NRPE is a collaboration between the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life, the Evangelical Environmental Network, the National Council of Churches, and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to further creation care efforts.


The second is Holly Bressett, Deputy Director for the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign with a focus on several Central-region states. As Deputy Director, Holly is responsible for strategic oversight over the Campaign's goal to move the United States beyond coal by 2030, creating room for a robust clean energy economy.

Registration Cost is $35 and includes continental breakfast, lunch, and a resource kit for each participant. For more information, or to register, click on "upcoming events" under "news" at, or contact Susan Guy at