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Science and Religion Unite on Climate Change

Published on September 30th, 2014 | by Gina Merlino

The movement to stem climate change has many scientists seeking an unlikely alliance: religious leaders. Specifically, scientists are looking at Pope Francis, the Dalai Lama, and others for support. It is a new approach to get the message out ... Read More


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Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove

Published on September 27th, 2014 | by Adam Balivet

In an essay that I’ve mentioned once or twice before, “Fourier! – Or, the Utopian Poetics,” Peter Lamborn Wilson situates Fourier, the utopian visionary, in the Taoist tradition, specifically, “the Taoist emphasis on spontaneity, work-as-play, wealth, ... Read More


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Looking Back at a Week of Climate Action

Published on September 26th, 2014 | by Robyn Purchia

It’s the end of a long week of climate action. We’ve seen hundreds of thousands take to the streets in New York City. We’ve seen religious leaders make commitments to practice what they preach, and congregations ... Read More

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Religious Groups Urged to Go Carbon Neutral

Published on September 25th, 2014 | by Robyn Purchia

Interfaith Power & Light, an organization that offers a religious response to climate change and has provided helpful resources to congregations in the past like the carbon lent calendar, is challenging all congregations within its network to take ... Read More


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Racism, the Environmental Movement, and Buddhism

Published on September 24th, 2014 | by Anne Wayman

As a Buddhist, I believe in inter-connectedness or, as Thich Nhat Hanh says, the  inter-being of all beings. At least intellectually I believe. Like many, I keep stumbling against those areas where my connections to even other ... Read More



World Islam and Christian Relief Groups Join Hands

Published on September 23rd, 2014 | by Aisha Abdelhamid

In 2013, 22 million people globally were displaced due to natural disasters. The problem is worsening these days, with roughly twice as many people displaced due to disasters compared to the 1970s. Better forecasting and relief operations have ... Read More

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