Sustainability

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March 19, 2010

Erynn Smith spends the bulk of her days in Ventura County, California's fertile farmland, helping to plant, water, weed, harvest, wash, pack and deliver as many as 85 boxes of snow peas, chard, peppers and other organic vegetables to community subscribers and local farmers markets. Other times...

October 8, 2009

When Michael Schut was doing graduate studies in environmental science, he was the only identified Christian in the program.

"Others saw the Christian view as bankrupt and homocentric, a cause of the problem," Schut, the Episcopal Church's associate program officer for economic and...

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...

March 11, 2009

Churches in Britain are working with Christians throughout Europe to lobby government ministers who are to meet in Brussels on March 18 to decide on the European Union's position at a United Nations summit on climate change in December.

"The world needs to reduce its emissions of carbon...

March 4, 2009

What are the environmental effects of climate change? Climate change affects all areas of God’s creation from your front lawn to the polar ice caps to the Saharan desert. It is important to look at the unique effects upon all resources to understand the full scope of global warming’s...

February 23, 2009

Beginning with his transition team in the days after Barack Obama's election November 4, and continuing now with his administration, members of the 44th U.S. president's administration have been routinely inviting representatives of faith communities to offer policy advice.

Presiding...

February 23, 2009

Advice from a banking boss, the latest eco-technology in a country church, lifestyle pledges in the North East and a cut-carbon-not-chocolate challenge from church and government leaders including the Archbishop of Canterbury are just some of the ways the Church of England is putting a green...

January 13, 2009

Dear President-elect Obama (or Member of Congress):

As communities of faith, we are grounded in a shared vision of justice and compassion. We are called to be good stewards of God’s good Earth and work for justice for all of God’s people, particularly the most vulnerable among us. As...

December 10, 2008

Environmentalists from congregations around California gathered at All Souls Episcopal Church in Berkeley on December 4 for the second annual Energy Oscars presented by California Interfaith Power and Light (CIPL).

"We often get discouraged when we hear about potential climate...

November 21, 2008

As members of the faith community, we are concerned about the well being of God’s Creation and God’s people. We are called to be good stewards of God’s good earth and work for justice for all of God’s people, particularly the most vulnerable among us.

We are concerned for the...

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