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Is Climate Skepticism on the Way Out?

As the international climate summit in Paris grows ever nearer, social and political support for climate solutions continues to mount – and climate denial is going the way of the dodo. As this Guardian article explains, there are three main reasons for this shift.   1) People are seeing evidence of climate change with their […]

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Pope Francis Meets With 60 Mayors From Around the World to Urge Climate Action

Pope Francis’ recent encyclical about climate change took the world by storm – but he’s not stopping there. This week, the Vatican hosted some 60 mayors from around the globe, who gathered to pledge their commitment to fighting climate change. As this New York Times article reports, in organizing this meeting, the Pope hopes to galvanize […]

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13 Resources to Help You Understand Pope Francis’ Climate Encyclical

Pope Francis’ aptly titled encyclical, Laudato Si (Praise Be) is finally here! The day we have all been waiting for is upon us and the document is in our hands. While many will spend the remainder of the day sifting through the edict, highlighting the key aspects of its content as they have with previous […]

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A Moral Imperative To Lead on Climate – 2015 MomentUs Leadership Summit

On Tuesday, Pope Francis sent out a call to care for creation as a matter of caring for all of humanity (via Twitter!). His Papal Encyclical on the environment, due out this summer, is expected to include a call for moral leadership on climate change.   Leaders from across faith traditions have begun discussions on […]

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How Pope Francis’ Message on Climate Action Can Inspire the World

Faith leaders have enormous power to influence their congregations. A recent survey by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) found that when clergy speak about climate change, their members are much more inclined to see it as a concern (62% vs. 39%). So the news that Pope Francis is planning to issue an edict urging […]

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