Browsing the "interfaith power and light" Tag

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EPA Protects Drinking Water, Faith Groups Respond

Image available on Flickr When crude oil spilled into a seasonal stream in Texas in 2007, the EPA could do nothing; it couldn’t impose a fine or even require cleanup. A loophole in the Clean Water Act shielded the polluters from accountability and made it impossible for the EPA to protect drinking water and the health of the surrounding community. But that loophole […]

May 28th

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

Getting to Know Eco-Spirituality

When I tell people about EdenKeeper they are often surprised that someone is trying to make a spiritual connection to the environment. “Christians aren’t really environmental,” they say, or “Do you mean like worshipping Mother Earth?” If I use the word “religion” instead of “spiritual” when explaining Eden Keeper, that opens the door to a […]

December 11th