Sustainability

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June 3, 2008

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Dear Senator,

Global climate change is not only a matter of stewardship, it is a matter of justice.

As people of faith, we recognize the serious danger and impact that climate change will...

May 29, 2008

The Episcopal Public Policy Network is calling on Americans to contact their U.S. senators to urge them to support climate change legislation that will reduce the country's greenhouse gas emissions and provide relief to people in poverty in the U.S. and around the world.

 

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May 8, 2008

In response to House and Senate leaders’ release of a final farm bill package today, the Most Reverend Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, released the following statement urging...

April 24, 2008

Here is a quick update on the legislation addressed in our alerts so far this spring.

Indian Health Care Improvement Act Amendments of 2007 -- S. 1200 -- The first update of critical Indian Health Care in 16 years passed the Senate 83-10 in February and is awaiting consideration by the...

April 9, 2008

Bulletin inserts for April 20 focus on the connection between global warming and global poverty and offer resources for Earth Day (April 22), including information about the National Council of Churches eco-justice program.

Bulletin inserts are available here.

April 6, 2008

A little more than a year after moving into their new school building, students at St. Philip's Academy in Newark, New Jersey, not only have a much bigger, brighter science lab, but they also have a building that itself serves as a teaching tool. Elements of the structure, as well as meters and...

March 30, 2008

The National Council of Churches (NCC) Eco-Justice Program challenges "congregations to take action to address climate change" in their resources for Earth Sunday 2008, "The Poverty of Global Climate Change."

 

NCC Earth Day resources are available here.

"Addressing...

March 30, 2008

Urgent action is needed by the United States in response to global warming, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said in a March 31 letter to the U.S. Senate, urging Congress' upper house "to take up climate change legislation at the earliest possible moment."

 

Speaking "...

March 6, 2008

The Episcopal Diocese of Alabama, meeting for its 177th Diocesan Convention February 21-23 in Birmingham, heard Bishop Henry N. Parsley Jr. uphold the world's "environmental crisis" as the greatest challenge for 2008.

 

"Tending the Garden: Our Stewardship of Creation" was the...

February 20, 2008

With solar power at St. Paul's Church in Walnut Creek, California, now on line, the Rev. M. Sylvia O. Vasquez reminded her parishioners that they are making an immediate impact on the environment.

The project's peak power capacity of 23 kilowatts provides nearly all the electricity for...

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