The Au Sable Institute provides environmental education for people of any age through hands-on experiences and university-level classes. Their vision is to have a "global community equipped with environmental knowledge, skills, and ethics to faithfully and fearlessly pursue the Christian vision of a flourishing earth."
Their mission is to "inspire and educate people to serve, protect, and restore God's earth." They value place-based environmental education, direct scientific investigation of the natural world, the truth and wisdom of Scripture as a guide to our relationship with the earth, and building community for mutual support and common purpose in restoring God's earth.
Local Matters in a non-profit organization that aims to transform the current food system. Their mission statement is: To create healthy communities through food education, access, and advocacy.
Local Matters educates others about food, where it comes from, and how to cook it. They offer cooking classes in hospitals, community centers, churches, and online. They operate a Veggie Van where they bring affordable produce to neighborhoods that do not have access to that type of food. They partner with schools and places of worship.
Climate Stewards is a UK based organization helping to care for God's creation; it attempts to help individuals reduce their carbon emissions and inform on how to adapt to the effects of climate change with a religious mindset.
Thomas Berry was a historian, theologian, and environmental advocate. Coining himself a "geologian," he recognized the connections between human's and the Earth's evolution. Through his studies of human and Earth history, Berry called for the return of human connections to nature through spirituality, often using ideas from cosmology. A Passionist himself, Berry urged all world religions to embrace changes toward a modern world in order to take action on environmental issues, to protect the world we live in.
Dharma Action Network for Climate Engagement (DANCE) is a space to explore the breadth of possible Dharma responses to climate change and related issues. Started by a group of Dharma teachers, DANCE is meant to support creative ideas and initiatives. They believe that by sharing and working together, people can encourage and inspire each other and make a difference.
GreenFaith is an interfaith organization that works to protect the environment. They form local circles with religious people that push for better environmental policy and set an example for living sustainably. The organization is international.
Ohioans for Sustainable Change, an affiliate of the Interfaith Power and Light network, focuses on the conversations of climate, racial, environmental, economic justice, and health equity. By bringing those directly impacted by climate issues together with faith and community leaders, the organization advocates for long term sustainable change.
Through Ohioans for Sustainable Change, religious leaders advocated for green energy policy and holds conferences with religious leaders to discuss climate change and sustainability.