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Christian Coalition Supports Renewable Energy

There is no reason a Republican should be against environmental protection. For years, I’ve questioned why the party of President Richard Nixon, who created the Environmental Protection Agency, has fought so hard to destroy and undermine environmental regulations. Inhibiting growth of a green economy and destroying God’s creation seem contrary to typical conservative beliefs. That’s […]

December 10th

New Climate Change Predictions Thanks to Pope Francis

There’s no question Pope Francis had a profound influence on Americans when he visited the United States for the first time last week. But the biggest blessing I think he brought to the country was a new set of climate change predictions. Obviously, he did not recalculate how many feet our seas will rise, or when and […]

September 29th

US Congregations Take Action on Climate Change

Walls made out of straw? A solar victory over coal? These aren’t lofty environmental dreams or fantasies of the Big Bad Wolf. These are just some of the ways Interfaith Power & Light’s (IPL) Cool Congregations Challenge winners take action to respond to the threat of climate change. “It’s very inspiring to see so many congregations stepping up […]

April 29th

Egypt’s Solar Rooftop Plans, Insha’Allah

(Originally published on InspiredEconomist.com) Participating in an initiative to finance rooftop solar power units, National Bank of Egypt (NBE) and Banque Misr are offering loans to citizens in Egypt. As a preliminary stage, the initiative is being offered only within specific areas of Cairo. However, plans include expanding soon into Egypt’s other governorates. Energy Committee […]

March 14th

Australian Christians Give Solar to Tony Abbott for Christmas

Originally published on CleanTechnica. An interdenominational Christian group in Australia is currently raising funds to purchase solar panels and installation for the Prime Minister’s official residence, a crowdfunding opportunity that will either act as a push in the right direction for Australia’s leader, or yet another slap in the face for his current political stance on energy […]

December 22nd

SunPower Makes It Easy to Go Solar

We’ve seen a recent push among various houses of worship to go solar. But the benefits of solar shouldn’t be limited to churches, synagogues, mosques, and temples. People of faith should take the values of stewardship and interconnectedness home with them — they should generate their own emission-free solar power, reduce their reliance on fossil fuels, […]

November 30th

UAE Energy Conservation Grows at “Green Mosques”

A “green mosque” project underway in the United Arab Emirates has the potential to revolutionize energy conservation efforts all over the world. Although Dubai’s newly constructed premier eco-mosque is rightfully commanding huge media coverage, a modest-sized mosque in Madinat Zayed, UAE, is the first retrofit energy conservation project to appear on the horizon. The Sultan […]

November 20th