WATCH: Beaman Floyd discusses national defense and the climate
1:31PM, Fri. Nov. 11, 2022
As the world’s eyes turn to Egypt for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), Austin-based Texas Impact/Texas Interfaith Power & Light is sending to the Chronicle daily dispatches from the conference.
Observers at the COP have a chance to witness members of national delegations negotiating, as well as attending presentations known as “side events” where they learn about specific topics. Beaman Floyd, president of the Texas Impact Foundation, describes a side event on climate change and war, hosted by the nation of Ukraine.
Follow Texas Impact/Texas Interfaith Power & Light’s continuing coverage from COP27.
About Texas Impact
Texas Impact exists to put faith into action. We equip faith leaders and their congregations with the information, opportunities, and outreach tools to educate their communities and engage with lawmakers on pressing public policy issues. We are an interfaith group that works together on issues that impact the most vulnerable people in our communities. We help people live out their faith in the public square, moving the faith community from charity to justice.
Got something to say? The Chronicle welcomes opinion pieces on any topic from the community. Submit yours now at austinchronicle.com/opinion.
A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for over 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.