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Latinos, Faith, and the Real Cost of Climate

“¿Cuánto cuesta?” asks Blessed Tomorrow Executive Committee member and National Latino Evangelical Coalition President Rev. Dr. Gabriel Salguero in a recent op-ed for The Huffington Post. In English, “How much does it cost?”   In response to climate solutions, such as proposed EPA carbon regulations on power plants, some have said that acting on climate will hurt minority communities and the most […]

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MomentUs Leader Katharine Hayhoe Named to TIME’s 100

Congratulations to MomentUs leader Katharine Hayhoe, who was just named one of TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world. Hayhoe is both a climate scientist – she’s the Director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech and a lead author on the 2014 National Climate Assessment – and an evangelical Christian. Hayhoe […]

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Religious Groups Rally Pope Francis to Back Divestment

Multi-faith groups in the U.S. and Australia have submitted a letter to Pope Francis asking him to join the fossil fuel divestment campaign, according to an article published in The Guardian last week. The letter describes divestment as “a moral response to the climate crisis” and asks the Pope to “use his influence” to affect […]

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Church of England Cites Morality in Climate Announcement

The Church of England announced last week that it would reconsider its financial investments in light of the impact they are having on global climate change, according to an official Church statement that was reported in a Climate Progress article. The Church manages around £5.2 billion, or $8.5 billion in investments, including investments in fossil […]

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The Sermon on Climate Resonates With Evangelicals

A recent report released by the Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) indicates that there does not have to be a separation of church and climate. The majority of evangelicals not only believe that climate change is real, but also they understand humans are accelerating its impact. Whether evangelicals read global warming reports released in the past […]

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Caring for God’s Creation: Why American People of Faith Are Supporting the EPA

Caring for God’s Creation: Why American People of Faith Are Supporting the EPA

This Center for American Progress article reports that many faith groups have become environmental conservationists, educators, and policy advocates "in support of God's creation."  The EPA appreciates and sees the value of the faith community's outreach and have worked with them "both in words and deeds." (more…)

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Climate Change Doubt Is Tea Party Article of Faith

Climate Change Doubt Is Tea Party Article of Faith

In this article, John Broder demonstrates how the climate change discussion in Indiana political races has been heavily influenced by the Tea Party and other fossil fuel interests who have instilled doubt or denial in the American people, particularly in Americans of Christian faith. (more…)

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