Environment

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March 11, 2003

The Episcopal Church's Office of Government Relations (OGR) in Washington, DC, has joined with other faith groups in an effort to block the inclusion of revenues derived from oil or gas drilling or exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in the 2004 federal budget, currently...

February 26, 2003

Eleven Episcopal bishops, representing six New England states, have issued a Pastoral Letter on the Environment, 'To Serve Christ in All Creation,' calling on more than 250,000 Episcopalians to protect, restore and repair creation.

The letter is being mailed to all Episcopalians in...

January 14, 2003

A new Worldwatch Institute study says religious institutions can provide a needed boost to environmental protection and sustainable development advocates--if both groups can overcome what the report called 'mutual misperceptions and divergent worldviews.'

The report, published in...

November 21, 2002

Full of post-modern irony and a touch of Madison Avenue sass, the 'What would Jesus drive?' campaign launched in November by the Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN) has already captured the attention of the media--and a broad coalition of religious leaders hopes they can capture the...

June 12, 2002

Calling global warming 'a crime against Creation,' New England religious leaders, including many Episcopalians, converged on their state capitols on June 11 to ask the six New England governors to implement the Climate Change Action Plan to which they agreed last August. The plan calls for...

April 18, 2002

The Episcopal Church's Office of Government Relations praised the U.S. Senate's April 18 vote to protect the Alaska National Wilderness Refuge.

'Energy security is obtained through conservation and the development of alternatives to fossil fuels, not drilling for three percent of the...

February 25, 2002

In response to the Bush Administration's recently announced climate change plan, Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold joined over 1,200 leaders of major US religious denominations in a letter sent to every U.S. Senator, with specific proposals for energy conservation, fuel efficiency, and alternate...

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