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Offsetting the carbon costs of travel – the why, what and how

By |2018-10-30T10:50:14+00:00September 18th, 2017|Crossing Cultures - Sharing Stories, Environmental Issues|

Contributed by Lainie and David Shorthouse, Canberra, Australia Yearly Meeting As we become more aware of climate change, many Friends want to take action to offset the carbon pollution related to their use of energy when travelling by car or air. We are familiar with the three-point plan for what we consume in our living: [...]

Peru Plenary Gathering

By |2018-10-30T10:50:17+00:00January 27th, 2016|Environmental Issues, Recent Events|

The FWCC World Plenary Meeting (International Representatives Meeting - IRM) was held in Pisac, Peru, from 19 to 27 January 2016. We joined other Friends from around the world and gathered with Friends from Peru and Bolivia for worship, fellowship, and strengthening our shared sense of living ministry as Quakers. This was a unique opportunity [...]

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