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Bill McKibben: What Faith Leaders Can Teach Us About Effective Climate Messaging

From Pope Francis’ climate encyclical to the Episcopal church divesting from fossil fuels, the climate movement is gaining serious momentum among faith communities. But as environmental advocate Bill McKibben points out in this Boston Globe article, the link between faith and climate isn’t new. In fact, the recent surge in support is the result of […]

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At MomentUs Summit, Faith Leaders Urge Seizing “Kairos Moment”

On May 21, I joined 170 leaders and colleagues at ecoAmerica’s annual MomentUs Summit in Washington DC. This is always a special event, with many eminent national leaders from health, business, communities, higher education, and faith gathering to build leadership and collaboration for climate solutions.   As Director of Faith Communities, the very best part […]

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The Latest in Climate Engagement: A Carbon Fast for Lent

Many people give up things like chocolate or coffee for Lent. But carbon? That’s what the Rev. Dr. Jim Antal, the conference minister and president of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ, and 6,000 other participants across the country have agreed to as part of the Ecumenical Lenten Carbon Fast. According to […]

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