Going Carbon Neutral

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11:00 AM

Our Peace and Justice Commission and Carbon Neutral Task Force invite you to come to the Fellowship Hall after worship on Sunday, April 23 to hear an Earth Day presentation in the Fellowship Hall.

Our featured presenter is Dr. Kathleen Treseder, a climate change expert, who will share her thoughts on St. Mark becoming a carbon neutral congregation.

This is a very important time for us and will follow a worship service that is all
about living thankfully and well in this beautiful earth that God has made.


Welcome and Introductions: SueJeanne Koh

Going through the GA’s Environmental Overtures: Beryl Smith

Becoming a Carbon Neutral Congregation: Kathleen Treseder, Irvine City Council


Next Steps/Website page: Diane Hanlon

About the Speaker

Kathleen Treseder, PhD
Howard A. Schneiderman Endowed Chair
Professor, University of California Irvine

Kathleen Treseder, PhD, is the Howard A. Schneiderman Endowed Chair and Professor at University of California Irvine. She leads an internationally recognized research program studying how climate change affects endangered ecosystems and our society. She received her PhD from Stanford University and has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Academy of Microbiology, and the Ecological Society of America. She has published over 120 articles in scientific journals.

Her research has been featured in NPR, Discover Magazine, The OC Register, and Harper’s Bazaar. Dr. Treseder and her husband founded the Treseder Randerson Fund, which supports programs for crime victims, refugees, those in pandemic-related distress, Asian-American immigrants, and environmental justice.  

She was elected to the Irvine City Council in 2022.


Contact SueJeanne Koh at sjkoh@stmarkpresbyterian.org