Sacred Economics: money, gift and society in an age of transition

Charles Eisenstein UCT Open Lecture Poster

Birds as indicators of our Changing Climate

Birds as indicators of our Changing Climate

05/06/2014 • Highly sensitive to weather, birds are indicators of Climate Change - the quintessential canaries in the coal mine. We know this because of researchers such as Dr Mark Brown an ornithologist  (bird scientist) and Research Program... more

Empowering congregations to save energy

Empowering congregations to save energy

01/30/2014 • “SAFCEI believes that respect and care for all life on Earth is a mandate given to all people of God.”(Kate Davies)  Ever since the founding of SAFCEI our representatives from a range of faith communities have... more

Celebrating God as Creator

Celebrating God as Creator

08/06/2014 • “In adopting ‘The Season of Creation’ we are affirming that we are choosing the option of flourishing humanity with flourishing creation . . . . My prayer is that this may enhance our worship of God,... more

Meet Muslim Intern Nooraan Cader

Meet Muslim Intern Nooraan Cader

08/06/2014 • Nooraan is passionate about making a positive difference in the world.  While she was studying at the University of the Western Cape she signed up for the Peer Educator programme run by the MMI Foundation (Metropolitan... more

Pray for end of Nuclear

Pray for end of Nuclear

08/06/2014 • SIXTY-NINE years ago, an atomic bomb wiped out the Japanese city of Hiroshima.  As we approach the anniversary of Hiroshima, SAFCEI reflects on the destructive nature of nuclear power.  “Nuclear energy and humankind cannot coexist.”  The... more

SAFCEI requests accountable terms of reference for Minister’s advisory council

SAFCEI requests accountable terms of reference for Minister’s advisory council

07/28/2014 • 28th July 2014   Minister T. Joemat-Pettersson Minister of Energy Private Bag X 96, Pretoria, 0001   For attention: Mr Duncan Hindle, Mr Gareth Bezuidenhout Department of Energy      duncan.hindle@energy.gov.za gareth.bezuidenhout@energy.gov.za   cc Ms Rhoda Makier Personal Assistant to the Minister   Rhoda.Mackier@energy.gov.za   Dear Minister, URGENT: Request for Clarity regarding nominations... more

Let the Karoo speak for herself...

Let the Karoo speak for herself…

07/02/2014 • First Willowmore “Fracking Geology Training” with Emerging Farmers Environmental education must start with people on the ground, people living off the land, oftentimes suffering immediately the degradation of natural resources. Many people in the Karoo have an... more

Winter Electricity - Watts up?

Winter Electricity – Watts up?

07/02/2014 •   June 22nd officially marked our longest night and mid-winter.  Each successive day will now be a few minutes longer as the sun creeps ever so slowly toward spring, but the cold grip of winter will linger... more