Faith and Climate News: Top Stories for the Week of February 17-23

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 explored the "culture change" that is enabling faith communities to capitalize on America's solar boom. 

Blessed Tomorrow's February newsletter was released! 

Katharine Hayhoe explained why it's not too late to act on climate change.

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops explained why they care about climate? Genesis 1:27-31, Deut. 15:7-11, Matthew 25:35-40, and I Cor. 12:7, 12.

Scientists asked climate faith leaders guidance on climate communicating. 

New York Council of Churches planned to took clean energy to the state capitol. 

Mid-Atlantic Congress opened with an Archbishop's call to care for creation. 

Rev. Carol Devine asked, "must you also trample the rest of your pasture with your feet?" Ezekiel 34:18.

Historic St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan has activated a geothermal plant. 

Coming Up in Faith and Climate...

Our partner Islamic Society of North America will host the Power of Faith conference in Houston.

Next week, the Blessed Tomorrow blog will examine the complicated role of science in climate communications and explains why we shouldn't throw the baby out with the bathwater. 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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