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Dr. Bill McKibben to Skype at Lake Junaluska's Caring for Creation event

{mosimage}LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. “ Caring for Creation will be taking a major step to reduce its carbon footprint this March when Dr. Bill McKibben, environmental author and founder of 350.org, will interact with participants via Skype. {mosimage}LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. “ Caring for Creation will be taking a major step to reduce its carbon footprint this March when Dr. Bill McKibben, environmental author and founder of 350.org, will interact with participants via Skype.

McKibben, along with more than 30 environmental leaders and activists, will explore ways individuals and churches can become more environmentally conscious and good stewards of God s earth.

Dr. Connie Roser-Renouf, of the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University, will also be joining Caring for Creation via Skype because of her shared concern for reducing her carbon footprint.

Skype will offer participants the opportunity for conversation with McKibben and Roser-Renouf following their individual presentations.

Named for the safe level of Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere, 350 parts per million, 350.org is an international grassroots campaign that aims to mobilize a global climate movement. For more than 20 years, McKibben has been environmentally active, releasing more than a dozen books and various articles examining climate change.

More than 20 workshops on topics such as A Biblical Theological Foundation for Creation Care  and Faith Principles of Creation Care  are available.

For more information about Caring for Creation, visit www.lakejunaluska.com/caring-for-creation. Early registration deadline is Feb. 15.

Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center is an agency of the Southeastern Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church.

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