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2024 UCC Annual Earth Summit – Bill McKibben Keynote

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The UCC’s second annual Earth Summit will feature celebrated author and activist Bill McKibben delivering the Jim Antal Keynote Lecture with the title, “Energy from Heaven or Energy from Hell?” Additionally, the following panel of award-winning activists will speak about the multi-national struggle against the pollution of Formosa Plastics, one of the world’s largest plastics producers:

  • Sharon Lavigne, 2021 Goldman Prize Winner, Rise St. James
  • Diane Wilson, 2023 Goldman Prize Winner, San Antonio Bay Estuarine Waterkeeper
  • Nancy Bui, International Monitor Formosa Alliance and Justice for Formosa Victims

The two-and-a-half-hour summit will also feature the announcement of the Dollie Burwell Prophetic Action Award winner, a celebration of the UCC’s newest Creation Justice Churches, and a video showcasing the environmental ministries of our host congregation, The Church of Christ at Dartmouth College.

This event will be both in-person and live streamed via Zoom. Along with The Church of Christ at Dartmouth College, cohosts include the UCC’s Council for Climate Justice, the National Setting of the UCC, and the New Hampshire Conference of the UCC. Even if one cannot make the event at its scheduled time, all those who register will receive a link to a recording of the event.


April 20
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm


United Church of Christ – Zoom Event
1300 E. 9th Street, Suite 1100
Cleveland, OH 44114 United States
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United Church of Christ
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