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Faith and Climate News: Top Stories for the Week of Oct 14 - 20

By Nichole Tucker
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Every Friday, Blessed Tomorrow releases the top faith and climate stories from the previous week. This roundup highlights achievements in climate solutions and effective climate communications from and for people of faith. We feature helpful tips and strategies for you to implement in your faith community and stories to inspire everyone.

We’ll also let you know about upcoming events in the faith and climate community. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to catch the news as it happens.

Catholic Institutions Leading on Climate Solutions

At Monday’s U.N. World Food Day Ceremony, Pope Francis received a standing ovation after calling on the world’s governments to take action on the interconnected issues of climate, hunger, and migration. Continue reading this on the Blessed Tomorrow blog.

ecoAmerica Announce More Speakers for the 2017 American Climate Leadership Summit

At this year’s American Climate Leadership Summit, more than 350 multi-sector leaders will gather to discuss Taking Up the Mantle. This week, ecoAmerica revealed four more influential speakers. Learn more.

Study Says Latinos are Leading the Climate Change Conversation

According to a recent study conducted by Yale Climate Change Communications, Latinos are the most concerned with climate change and are more likely to be vocal about the topic. Why? Read this Huffington Post article.

The Progress COP23 and the Paris Agreement Among Faith Groups

Operation Noah asks, “what is the reality of climate change today?” To answer their question, they look into the most recent climate science, the business side of climate and more. Check out the article here.

Is President Trump Committed to Renewable Energy Use?

A recent disagreement on the use of biofuels in the state of Iowa may be settled. Iowa Governor, Kim Reynolds confesses to several phone conversations with Trump and now has hope for the renewable fuel standard. Read this article from Reuters.