Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Canfei Nesharim - Lesson #15: Toward a Wiser Use of Energy

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Core Teaching #15: Toward a Wiser Use of Energy

One of the most significant sustainability challenges of our time is how we produce, use, and relate to energy. Today’s energy technologies have greatly increased material standards of living among human societies. But they also have driven significant environmental changes which are beginning to have noticeable impacts worldwide, including climate change, the BP oil spill, and Japan’s nuclear crisis. The Jewish tradition teaches us to use energy wisely. What can we learn from the Jewish tradition about how to use energy responsibly?

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