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Innovative Solar Project Helps Cement Faith and Climate Link

“It is so much more than about raising money. It is about doing the right thing by our faith. Embracing renewable energy demonstrates a love of God and of creation. It also reminds us that our energy choices impact the poor and vulnerable not only in the San Joaquin Valley but around the world.” – […]

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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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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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Faith Communities Join the International Call for Climate Action

People of faith have always played a crucial role in the success of moral movements within the United States, from abolition, to civil rights, to the endangered species act. At Climate Week in New York City this September, this tradition continues.   On Sept. 23, leaders from around the world will gather in New York City […]

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A New Approach to Communicating Climate Change

Recent efforts to rally support for climate solutions often link climate change to issues that matters to people’s everyday lives, like health, faith, or jobs. The most effective efforts, however, go beyond just connecting climate to issues to matter to constituents. Rather, they put climate change into an entirely different set of words and frames that […]

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Making the Evangelical Case for Climate Action

A recent article in the Boston Globe features Dr. Dorothy Boorse, a biology professor at a Christian evangelical school, Gordon College, in Wenham, Massachusetts. Dr. Boorse helps to break the stereotype that the evangelical community is anti-science and skeptical of climate change. In fact, she helped to produce “Loving the Least of These” with the National Association of […]

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Why Information Isn’t Enough to Solve Climate Change

For some time, climate communicators have focused on giving people the facts about climate change. If people just understood the science behind climate change, the logic goes, then they would surely support solutions to address the problem. But the story is actually much more complicated, says a recent article in The New York Times. People […]

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3 Faith & Climate Takeaways From the Sojourners Summit

Earlier this month, I attended the first annual Sojourners Summit, a national gathering of over 300 prominent faith leaders that included an outstanding list of speakers, discussions, and trainings.   The summit addressed social justice challenges many faith communities are championing, such as immigration, mass incarceration, and international development. Right alongside these issues on the […]

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A Pastor’s Perspective on Climate Change

For many people, climate is abstract. But for Rev. Dr. Salguero, it’s personal. In a recent op-ed for The Huffington Post, Rev. Dr. Salguero (a member of the Blessed Tomorrow Leadership Circle and president of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition) explains how has seen climate’s impacts firsthand in the faces of the poor and vulnerable […]

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Faith Leaders Answer the Call on Climate Change Through Blessed Tomorrow

The Blessed Tomorrow Leadership Circle, comprised of more than 20 faith leaders from around the country, is pleased to announce the official launch of their new national program, Blessed Tomorrow. Blessed Tomorrow empowers faith leaders from across religious traditions to be stewards of God’s creation and inspire their congregations, communities, and other leaders to do […]

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