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More and More Churches Divest, Fueling the Moral Dimension of Climate Change

An increasing number of churches and religious organizations around the world are taking steps to divest their holdings in fossil fuels, according to a recent article in The New York Times. These organizations are part of a larger international effort to divest from fossil fuels, which so far includes more than $50 billion in assets. But religious […]

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Climate’s Newest Leaders: African-American Clergy

Three African-American clergy, including MomentUs Faith Leadership Council members Bishop Vashti McKenzie and Reverend Gerald Durley, recently spoke at a White House panel on climate change and climate impacts. But these three leaders’ presence at the panel is not an isolated event. Rather, it’s emblematic of a small but growing trend of African-American religious leaders […]

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Evangelical Scientists’ Letter to Congress Invokes Scripture

Two hundred scientists who also happen to be evangelical Christians sent a letter to Congress last week urging the passage of “meaningful legislation” to reduce carbon dioxide emissions this year. ecoAmerica is one of many organizations helping build support for climate solutions through engaging faith leaders.    The letter to Congress, signed by professors from […]

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