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Why Faith Communities Want Methane Regulation

People often think that environmentalists are more interested in protecting the polar bear than people — that environmentalists think the world would be a better place without humans. But faith communities are stepping up to the plate and demonstrating that that assumption couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, faith communities care about the […]

November 19th

How a Climate Change Denier Helped Me Bear Witness

When Bernie Glassman gave a workshop at Sweetwater Zen Center in July, he talked a lot about “bearing witness.” Bearing witness is one of the Three Tenants of the Zen Peacemaker OrderĀ — not knowing, bearing witness, and taking action. As I understand the term, it meansĀ approaching a situation, person, or idea with no preconceived notions. […]

August 23rd

Fossil Fuel Divestment (Part I: The Whys and Hows)

Moral imperative rests in our hands like a flag praying to be raised in the battle to restore our environment to life-sustaining condition. Systematic mortal damage is being intentionally inflicted by fossil fuel producers on our bodies, our properties, our homeland and our ways of life. As faithful recipients of our Creator’s trust, religious communities […]

July 29th