Clean Energy Is Key to This Michigan Congregation’s Environmental Commitment

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Clean Energy Is Key to This Michigan Congregation’s Environmental Commitment

By Andy Balaskovitz
The Adrian Dominican Sisters' campus in southeastern Michigan. The congregation has invested tens of thousands of dollars in clean energy equipment to reduce energy usage. Photo by Michael McCluskey for the Energy News Network, image courtesy of Energy News Network

The Adrian Dominican Sisters' campus in southeastern Michigan. The congregation has invested tens of thousands of dollars in clean energy equipment to reduce energy usage. Photo by Michael McCluskey for the Energy News Network, image courtesy of Energy News Network

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 11:00am

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“We need to sacrifice to mitigate climate change”: The Adrian Dominican Sisters have poured efficiency savings into renewable energy.

“Sacrifice” is not a word Sister Corinne Sanders takes lightly.

It’s taken on additional meaning the past two years as the Adrian Dominican Sisters have worked to fight climate change.

The southeastern Michigan congregation in 2016 approved a sustainability enactment that says violence against the planet puts it in “dire jeopardy and worsens suffering of people on the margins, future generations, and all creation.”

“We need to sacrifice to mitigate climate change,” Sanders said last month.

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