Faith and Climate News: Top Stories for the Week of February 10 – 16

By path2positive

Every Friday, we release our favorite faith and climate stories from the week. We highlight achievements in climate solutions and effective climate communicating to people of faith. We feature helpful tips and strategies for you to implement in your faith community and stories to inspire everyone.

Every week we'll let you know about upcoming events in the faith and climate community, including a special glimpse into our weekly blog which publishes here every Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. (ET).

Email Ryan Smith with questions, comments or to be featured in next week's roundup.

 

 

This week in faith and climate news...

Blessed Tomorrow's blog explained why people of faith don’t need to choose between national security and caring for refugees

Blessed Tomorrow leader and President of World Vision USA, Richard Stearns was selected as 2017's Indiana Wesleyan World Changer 

Minister of Green Chalice, Carol Devine explains why the Kentucky Council of Churches agree with coal regulations 

The Rev. Fletcher Harper of Greenfaith: “To address climate change, we need a broad base of support” 

Pope Francis speaks out against Dakota Access Pipeline

Conservative Republicans call for a carbon fee. Will the GOP listen? 

Indiana University of Bloomington’s religious scholar are primed to study climate change and the project title alone is amazing 

Vermont Interfaith Power and Light helped 7 faith facilities secure energy audits 

Churches resist Indiana's solar regulations

Monterey Parish moves California toward clean energy 

Coming Up in Faith and Climate...

Trinity Institute brings together  Barbara Boxer, Christiana Peppard, Winston Halapua, Thabo Makgoba, Katharine Hayhoe, Maude Barlow, David Toomey, Kim Stanley Robinson, and others to secure water justice! 

Don't miss Greenfaith's People's Climate March webinar on 2/6 at 5:30 p.m. ET. 

Next week's Blessed Tomorrow blog will look at how churches are overcoming the three impediments to putting solar panels on their faith facility: costs, regulations, and culture.  Sign up to get Blessed Tomorrow's weekly blog delivered directly to your inbox every Tuesday at 8 a.m. (ET). 



 

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