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Rev. Jenny Phillips and COP23

Hear about COP23 from Rev.Rev. Jenny Phillips with UMCOR Jenny Phillips, Creation Care Manager with the United Methodist Committee on Relief.

The Rev. Jenny Phillips has been minister for environmental stewardship and advocacy of the Pacific Northwest Annual (regional) Conference for three and a half years and has been involved in creation care for a decade. The conference program in large part equips local churches to understand and take part in advocacy and action related to climate change, control of carbon emissions, and other dangers of fossil fuels. Phillips is also the founder of Fossil Free UMC.


Georgia World Congress Center LEEDing the Way

Tim Trefzer, Director of Sustainability, georgia World Congress Center

Tim Trefzer is head of environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility for the Georgia Dome, Georgia World Congress Center, Centennial Olympic Park, and the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center since 2010, Tim has overseen improved facility operations, reduced impacts of hosted events, and worked with stakeholders to improve the well-being of the community.


Atlanta Mayoral Candidate: Cathy Woolard

The Atlanta Mayoral race is heading into the home stretch. With nine candidates, it's a large field of many ideas and voices. The question that needs to be asked by the Atlanta sustainability community is who has the best vision for the leadership Atlanta has had nationally? We all know that without a full commitment to the legacy created by the last two administrations that we could fall behind. 


What do faith, Antarctica and biology have in common?

Dr. James McClintockDr. James B. McClintock came to UAB in 1987 and has served as Dean of the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (1999-2003) and as Interim Dean of the Graduate School (2003-2005). His research has been funded continuously over the past 25 years by the National Science Foundation and focuses on aspects of marine invertebrate nutrition, reproduction, and primarily, Antarctic marine chemical ecology. His research has grown to include studies of the impacts of rapid climate change and ocean acidification on Antarctic marine algae and invertebrates.


Fashion and Recycling go hand in hand in Georgia

Kim Falkenhayn, President of Oka-BOka-B is more than a shoe, it’s a lifestyle.  At Oka-B, we believe fashion and comfort should never be  mutually exclusive.  Look effortlessly chic while running through the airport in our sandals.  Conquer the boardroom or the PTA meeting in our flats and wedges.  Explore new wonders in our flops flips.

Learn how a mind for fashion and sustainability, changed how we wear shoes.


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