Environmental Justice

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June 24, 2009

Dear Ms. Jackson,

Lands and water are essential parts of God’s creation. Through the land, God nourishes life and water links human life to the rest of God’s Creation. Creation begins with God calling life out of the water (Genesis 1:2). It is through water that all of Creation is gifted...

June 24, 2009

Dear Ms. Jackson,

Lands and water are essential parts of God’s creation. Through the land, God nourishes life and water links human life to the rest of God’s Creation. Creation begins with God calling life out of the water (Genesis 1:2). It is through water that all of Creation is...

May 17, 2009

Care for the earth and its resources--more specifically, water--formed the theme for this year's Rogation Sunday services held May 17 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Burlington, Vermont, a port city located on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain.

"It's the day our parish...

May 14, 2009

United States Senate Washington, DC 20510

  Dear Senator,

On behalf of the millions of conservationists our organizations and businesses from across the country represent, we write in opposition to S. 503, the ‘No Surface Occupancy Western Arctic Coastal Plain Domestic Energy...

May 13, 2009

Dear Member of Congress,

The faith community takes seriously our call to be faithful stewards of God’s earth and believes global climate change is a real and growing threat to Creation with profound and potentially devastating environmental, economic and social consequences. We are...

April 23, 2009

On April 21, the eve of Earth Day, the Wyoming Association of Churches gathered representatives of a broadly based coalition to celebrate the passage of national legislation protecting the Wyoming Range, a long chain of mountains running north and south in western Wyoming, from future mineral...

April 22, 2009

On April 22, 1970, the first Earth Day happened. The verb is apt because it really did seem just to happen, to spring out of air and soil. That first Earth Day, 20 million people gathered in schools, parks and community centers to demonstrate against pollution, to listen to speakers talk about...

April 22, 2009

Leading religious environmentalist the Rev. Fletcher Harper will speak on the topic "Critical Factors in Greening Our Faith" during a live webcast on Friday, April 24 presented by the Episcopal Church's Office of Communication in recognition of Earth Day (April 22) and the importance of caring...

March 30, 2009

With a pledge to work together in addressing pressing environmental concerns in East Asia and the Pacific, representatives from several Anglican provinces and mission agencies met March 23-26 in Hong Kong for a consultation on climate change, co-sponsored by Episcopal Relief and Development,...

March 26, 2009

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams used his Ebor Lecture in York Minster, England to spell out why respect for the environment is not an optional extra, particularly for Christians.

"Getting our relationship with the rest of the created order into proper perspective is both a...

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