The following panelists will discuss "The Interfaith Rainforest Initiative: An opportunity to preach beyond the choir" Oslo Tropical Forest Forum.
Fletcher Harper, an Episcopal priest, directs GreenFaith, an international interfaith environmental organization. In the past four years, he coordinated the 2015 OurVoices campaign, which mobilized religious support for COP 21, organized of faith communities for the People’s Climate Marches in NYC and Washington DC, helped lead the faith-based fossil fuel divestment movement, supported the launch of the Interfaith Rainforest Initiative, and co-founded Shine, a campaign to end energy poverty with renewable energy.
He’s now focused on creating multi-faith GreenFaith Circles in local communities globally. Fletcher is the author of GreenFaith: Mobilizing God’s People to Protect the Earth (Abingdon Press, March 2015).