July 24, 2014
[Episcopal Public Policy Network] The drastic impacts of climate change are evident across the globe. Coastal erosion, tremendous hurricanes, severe heat waves, and prolonged droughts often most harshly impact our vulnerable communities: the poor, the homeless, the elderly, and the young. Addressing climate change is a moral challenge of our generation.
Fortunately some policymakers are responding to the challenge. Carbon dioxide and other heat trapping...
May 19, 2014
[Anglican Taonga] The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia has become the first province in the Anglican Communion to pledge to divest from fossil fuels.
The provincial synod May 14 passed a resolution that requires the church “to take all reasonable steps” to divest its shares in fossil fuel companies by its next synod, in mid-2016.
Rod Oram, who moved the proposal, told synod that it “...
May 7, 2014
[Blessed Tomorrow] Today marks the launch of Blessed Tomorrow, a new national interfaith coalition of religious leaders committed to inspiring and engaging people of faith to lead on climate solutions in their congregations, communities and homes.
Blessed Tomorrow brings together some of the nation’s most preeminent religious leaders from the Evangelical, Muslim,...