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Christianity and Environment @ First Church of Berkeley

In the second of the First Congregational Church of Berkeley’s series titled, “Interfaith Perspectives on the Environment,” I had the opportunity to sit down with Marilyn Matevia, a recent PhD from the Graduate Theological Union in ethics and social theory. We discussed the theological interpretations of environmentalism as rooted in the Bible, as well as […]

August 4th

Islam and the Environment @ First Church of Berkeley

This Sunday, I had the chance to talk to Ameena Jandali form the Islamic Networks Group, as part of the First Congregational Church of Berkeley’s three-part series titled, “Interfaith Perspectives on the Environment.” Jandali is a founding member of Islamic Networks Group (ING), a non-profit organization whose mission is to counter prejudice and discrimination against […]

July 21st

United Nations Urges Religious Groups to Reduce Carbon

In a speech at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London yesterday, the United Nations climate change secretariat Christiana Figueres called on religious groups to slash their carbon emissions.¬†Figueres highlighted the moral imperative for shifting to a low-carbon economy and said “tough love” was needed to deliver ambitious action on climate change. “Dear friends, for the first […]

May 9th