Environmental Justice

Articles

April 17, 2012

Reconciliation is God's mission-reconciling the world to God in Christ is the way Episcopalians put it. Reconciliation means restoring God's intention for the world. It's needed in the relationships between human beings and their creator, between and among human beings, and-in ways of which we...

March 29, 2012

[Anglican Communion News Service] Believing that “creation is in crisis” the Anglican Communion’s Environment Network (ACEN) has published a manifesto committing its members to taking concrete steps in support of Anglican efforts to achieve environmental justice.

At its meeting in Lima,...

March 1, 2012

The reflection this week is offered by Michael Schut, Economic and Environmental Affairs Officer for the Episcopal Church

For our waste and pollution of your creation, and our lack of concern for those who come after us, Accept our repentance, Lord. (The Litany of Penitence, BCP)

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February 22, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] On April 21, the Episcopal Church will sponsor a forum on a critical topic: The Intersection of Poverty and the Environment. Originating from St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in Salt Lake City, UT, the two-hour ecumenical forum will be live webcast...

February 16, 2012

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives will debate and vote on H.R. 3408, the Protecting Investment in Oil Shale the Next Generation of Environmental, Energy, and Resource Security Act, which opens up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil and gas drilling. The proponents of...

December 14, 2011

[Ecumenical News International, Nairobi, Kenya] United Nations climate talks achieved minimal success, say Christian leaders and activists, who claim the outcome does too little to respond to the impact of climate change on poor countries.

At the 17th Conference of Parties to the United...

December 6, 2011

[Episcopal News Service] Hotel 64 on Gordon Road features a nice breakfast spread. On a recent morning, I sat next to Professor Jesse Mugambi, a theologian from Kenya, who has a slightly unnerving tendency to keep a smile on his face while speaking of things that are no laughing matter.

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November 7, 2011

Faith Based Recommendations for United States Participation in COP17 Ensuring a Global Commitment Beyond Kyoto

As people and communities of faith, called to till and to tend – to protect and to serve - God’s Creation and seek justice for all people, we believe that a global...

October 26, 2011

Faith leaders, politicians and members of the public gathered in Ottawa from Oct. 23-24 to address global warming, responding to a broad interfaith effort to call attention to climate change as a moral issue.

The meeting highlighted a letter, titled the "Canadian Interfaith Call for...

October 19, 2011

Araides Duarte da Luz creció en una familia de obreros migrantes, que vivían dondequiera que alguien les ofrecía un lugar. Su esposa, Marilene Hammel, se crió en una finca que su familia se vio obligada a vender durante la "revolución verde" de Brasil. En la actualidad, ellos viven con sus...

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