Christianity

Brooklyn's largest church is going solar

The Largest Church in Brooklyn is Going Solar

Published on September 19th, 2016 | by Aisha Abdelhamid

Founded in 1979, the Christian Cultural Center (CCC) is the largest church in Brooklyn. With over 37,000 members in its congregation, the CCC is the largest evangelical church in the New York region and one of [&hellip... Read More


Judaism

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Rabbi Ellen Bernstein Describes an Ecotheology for All

Published on September 15th, 2016 | by Robyn Purchia

It’s not every day we are blessed to hear from one of the leaders of the religious ecology movement. Recently,┬áRabbi Ellen Bernstein, the birth mother of Jewish environmentalism, gave a talk at the Chautauqua Institution. Titled [&hellip... Read More


Current Events

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All Morocco’s Mosques Transitioning to Solar Power

Published on September 14th, 2016 | by Aisha Abdelhamid

With the first phase deadline set for 2019, Morocco has launched an ambitious “Energy Efficiency in Mosques” program aiming to provide solar power for all the mosques in the kingdom. By switching to energy-saving LED lighting, [&hellip... Read More


Current Events

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Greening the Hajj Pilgrimage to Mecca

Published on September 12th, 2016 | by Aisha Abdelhamid

The Hajj season of 2016 is underway in Saudi Arabia and the world’s attention is finely tuned to the environmental impacts of four million pilgrims converging on Mecca. The pilgrimage crowd is phenomenal and attempts to [&hellip... Read More


Current Events

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Alaskan Climate Refugees are Looking for a New Home

Published on September 5th, 2016 | by Aisha Abdelhamid

Retreating onto the uncharted territory of today’s “climate refugees,” the entire indigenous community of Shishmaref, Alaska, is losing the land under its feet. Shishmaref has a population of around 600 members of the Native American Inupiat [&hellip... Read More


Christianity

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US Lutherans Divesting from Fossil Fuels!

Published on August 22nd, 2016 | by Aisha Abdelhamid

  Committed to working towards a sustainable future, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is divesting from its fossil fuel investments! A majority of the 900 voting members approved this historic resolution at its 2016 [&hellip... Read More


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