Environment

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October 14, 2016

By: Patricia Kisare, Legislative Representative for International Policy, Office of Government Relations

Every year on October 16, people all around the world commemorate World Food Day. The theme for this year’s commemoration is “Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.” Climate change has a big impact on food security. To name a few: extreme weather events can disrupt food production...

September 30, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Provincial Synod of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA) has agreed in principle to divest from fossil fuels. But they face a problem with putting this into practice because there are currently no fossil fuel-free portfolios available in...

September 27, 2016

By: Office of Government Relations

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry urges Episcopalians to “join the people of Standing Rock, [recognizing] that their stand is one that joins the fight for racial justice and reconciliation with climate justice and caring for God’s creation as a matter of stewardship.” Learn how you can advocate...

September 23, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The U.K.-based Christian environmental charity A Rocha is expanding its already-successful Eco Church award scheme and is now looking to recognize Eco Dioceses. Ruth Valerio, A Rocha’s director of churches and theology, outlined the scheme last week at...

September 19, 2016

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver discusses the city’s water crisis during a Sept. 17 briefing at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Diocese of Eastern Michigan Bishop Todd Ousley, far right, and the Rev. Dan Scheid, St. Paul’s rector, organized the briefing as the first stop on a tour of Episcopal...

September 8, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] More church leaders have added their voice to the chorus of welcome for last weekend’s announcement that both China and the U.S. – the two largest emitters of greenhouse gasses – have ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change. Among them is the...

September 6, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Church leaders from around the world have welcomed the announcement that the U.S. and China have ratified the U.N.’s climate change agreement that was reached in Paris last November. The news emerged as U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President...

August 22, 2016

[Anglican Alliance] Churches across the world will be marking this year’s Season of Creation with services and times of worship that celebrate God’s creation and serve as a reminder of humanity’s duty to safeguard the earth.

The season runs from Sept. 1 to Oct. 4, and Archbishop...

July 20, 2016

The Chicago Theological Seminary campus is environmentally responsible and has earned CTS a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification. Photo: Bexley Seabury

[Bexley Seabury press release] Effective July 25, Bexley Seabury, one of 10 accredited seminaries...

July 12, 2016

[Anglican Journal] As General Synod prepares to vote July 12 on a number of resolutions dealing with socially and environmentally responsible investing, members heard a first-hand account of some effects global warming has had on Canada’s Inuit people.

“These are things that...

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