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Hailing the COP22 Interfaith Climate Change Statement

Hailing the COP22 Interfaith Climate Change Statement, world governments and the United Nations are recognizing the valuable contributions that faith-based organizations are offering in response to global warming. Addressing climate change as a moral issue, religious leaders are playing a prominent role in engaging civil society’s attention and interest in climate action. Nearly Every Religion […]

November 17th

Drought in California Gets Interfaith Help

As summer arrives here in California, it’s hard to get excited about the long, hot days. Our wild fire season started early this year, with clouds of smoky air darkening the skies all over the state. The extended drought, linked to climate change, makes it hard for farmers to make a living, and Californians used to spending the […]

July 2nd

Infographic: An Interfaith Call for Climate Action

This material was originally published by the Center for American Progress By Lauren Kokum Religious leaders and people of faith have long believed that caring for creation and the planet’s precious resources is an issue of basic justice. Pope Francis articulated the moral crisis of climate change in his highly anticipated encyclical, “Laudato Si,” and […]

July 1st

A Successful Vatican Climate Change Forum, Mostly

With a goal of establishing common perspectives between faith leaders, politicians, and scientists, Pope Francis hosted a Climate Change Symposium at the Vatican on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Entitled Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity: the Moral Dimensions of Climate Change and Sustainable Development, the interfaith, interdisciplinary symposium was organized by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, […]

May 11th

A Valentine Prayer for the Earth

This Valentine’s Day weekend, Interfaith Power & Light (IPL) is inviting everyone to “make the Earth your Valentine.” From all over the globe people of faith are focusing on climate change with two big IPL events: the 2015 Preach-In, and the Valentine’s Day Climate Prayer. Focusing on the message of climate justice and loving God’s […]

February 9th