We empower Iowans of faith and conscience to take bold and just action on the climate crisis through our four focus areas:
CALLED TO CLIMATE ACTION
FAITH, FARMS & CLIMATE
TEACHING & PREACHING
Making an impact with over 40 earned media coverage a year that highlights Iowans taking bold climate action from local outlets like KNIA/KRLS radio and KGAN TV, to statewide coverage from the Des Moines Register and Iowa Public Radio, to national media including Time Magazine, the New Yorker, NBC, CNN, and even international press.
Once skeptics, Iowa farmers look to lead fight against global warming
November 9, 2020 | Christopher King | KGAN cbs2iowa.com
Farmers Challenge Climate Change
June 16, 2020 | Jill Woodward, Gary Strieker, and Dave Timko | PBS’s This American Land
Scientists say farmers could grow their way out of the climate crisis
August 8, 2019 | Bill Weir | CNN
Join our dynamic and growing organization as we work together to empower Iowans to take bold and justice climate action in rural Iowa. The Rural Faith Organizer works with the Executive Director to conduct a range of activities that support the mission of Iowa IPL and will focus on our Faith Farms & Climate programming.
As Earth Month wraps up, I invite you to reflect on your intentions for Earth Month 2022. Did you meet your goals? If not, there’s still time!
By Rev. Eric Rucker, program director of Simpson Youth Academy and campus minister at Simpson College.
Never be afraid to change. I farm differently today than I did twenty years ago. I believe that successful farming requires overcoming adversities in a productive and sustainable way while recognizing and creating the solutions to the climate crisis.
Warren County Farmer
I am deeply concerned about the myriad negative outcomes that climate change has in store over the next several decades, and I think that future generations have a right to inherit a livable, sustainable planet. That is why I value Iowa IPL’s work and commitment to Climate Action across the state.
Water Programs Director at the Iowa Environmental Council
As a student leader, person of faith and future physician, I am called to love my neighbors, our communities, and our environment.
Called to Climate Action student leader and Dordt University student