The Iowa Interfaith Power & Light’s Board of Directors announces that Executive Director, Matt Russell, will be joining the Biden-Harris administration as the Iowa State Executive Director, Farm Service Agency serving at U.S. Department of Agriculture in Iowa. In accepting this position, Matt will be leaving his role at Iowa IPL at the end of the month.
Ames city council has begun the process of developing a climate action plan. This plan will inform the city’s climate change mitigation and adaptation strategy.
I spend my Sunday nights attempting to find inner peace by practicing restorative yoga. Restorative yoga uses props to help one get into a passive pose that you hold for at least five minutes, and some days I can ease into it to relax and find restoration. But on Sunday, I struggled to find calm as I couldn’t get past all the noise in my head.
Being an English major in college, it probably comes as no surprise that I love books. So when Iowa IPL decided to host a book club event for Katharine Hayhoe’s new book, Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World, I was ecstatic to do what I do best: read something and then talk about it.
When we ask our supporters, “Why do you take climate action?” you often answer “for future generations.” We take bold and just actions on the climate crisis because the future is important to us. We live beyond the immediate and now.
By Rob Hogg
In September, I was invited by President Bishop Michael Curry to join a 24-person delegation that will virtually represent the Episcopal Church at the world climate negotiations in Glasgow, Scotland, that start November 1st.