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This Is Your Home

The Justice, Peace and Sustainability Office for the IHM Sisters of Monroe, Mich., created This is Your Home, a three-part slide show funded by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).

Part I – Setting the Context. Outlines the factors affecting Earth’s atmosphere from the origins of our planet to the state of the atmosphere today and lays the groundwork for understanding climate change.

Part II – What’s at Stake? Considers the environmental, social and financial risks of climate change and looks at the scientific evidence that ecosystems are breaking down and that impact on humans.

Part III – Making a Difference. Presents principles of Catholic Social Teaching and social analyses and offers specific suggestions of things people of faith can do to make a difference.

Get the presentation DVD in English or Spanish DVD for a nominal handling fee at the IHM Bookstore. Accompanying study guide materials can be downloaded below.

This is Your Home Study Guide for Reflection Leading to Action to Stop Global Climate Change

(The following documents are in PDF format and require Adobe Reader software. If you don’t have Adobe Reader, you can download the latest version here.)

Companion Study Guide (1.3 MB)- This 39-page study guide facilitates reflection on the issue of global climate change, personal action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and political action that will impact local and national policy agendas.