Environmental Justice

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November 23, 2010

The average American uses more clean, potable water with one toilet flush than many individuals in the Global South have access to in a day. And so, with this fact firmly in mind, it was on a sunny afternoon in early November that I found myself with a group of 27 seminarians and others by a...

October 3, 2010

St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Monroe, Georgia, has been named one of five winners of the 2010 Energy Star Congregations Awards made by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Winners are recognized for fighting global warming through effective energy management practices and innovative...

September 29, 2010

United States Senate Washington, DC 20510

September 29, 2010

Dear Senator,

As communities and people of faith, we are called to protect and serve God’s great Creation and work for justice for all of God’s people. We believe that the United States must take all...

July 29, 2010

As Congress prepares to depart Washington, DC for a month-long recess in August, the ecological and economic devastation from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill continues to wreak a devastating toll on the lives and livelihoods of millions of Gulf Coast residents and on the pristine natural...

July 8, 2010

The Lord will guide you continually, and satisfy your needs in parched places, and make your bones strong; and you shall be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters never fail. Your ancient ruins shall be rebuilt; you shall raise up the foundations of many...

July 8, 2010

The slow-motion tragedy of the gulf oil spill lays bare our collective failure as caretakers of God's good creation. While unknown thousands of barrels of oil leak into the rich and diverse ecosystem of the Gulf of Mexico, how are we as Christians called to respond? While we are called to voice...

July 7, 2010

St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Medford, New Jersey, recently blessed a new 50,000-watt solar-panel system on the roof of its building that will eventually generate between 75 and 80 percent of the electricity the parish needs.

The pattern of the panel array leaves the shape of a cross...

June 21, 2010

[Anglican Journal] Some 100 world interfaith leaders have gathered in Winnipeg, Canada, to push their political counterparts -- who will be meeting at the upcoming G8 and G20 summits in Huntsville, Ontario, and Toronto -- to address poverty, climate change and armed conflict.

"The...

June 17, 2010

As I sit here writing this piece from my home on Dauphin Island, a barrier island off the coast Mobile, Alabama, in the Gulf of Mexico, I can look across the salt marsh to the entrance to Bayou Heron, where an oil containment boom stretches across the entrance.

This boom is an effort to...

June 3, 2010

On June 5th, join in the worldwide effort to encourage positive action in addressing environmental concerns across the globe. World Environment Day is a day that the entire world focuses on the impact of our own choices on the quality of our air and water for future generations. This observance...

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