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).
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This week in faith and climate news…
- Blessed Tomorrow’s blog: Conservative Americans Discover Climate Solutions in the Garden of Eden.
- Blessed Tomorrow’s, Let's Talk Faith and Climate: Communication Guidance for Faith Leaders recorded webinar is available.
- The Union of Concerned Scientists celebrated Black History Month by honoring Dr. Warren Washington, one of the pioneer developers of atmospheric computer models.
- Catholic leaders called for fair climate, refugee, criminal justice, foreign relations, and immigration reform.
- Climate scientists felt the consequence of Trump's Muslim ban within hours of the decree.
- People suffering from drought, flood their church in seek of leadership.
- Brian Mclaren and other faith leaders of "white European decent" apologize to Native Americans for the Dakota Pipeline and legacy of impacts.
Climate Communication tips…
- Drought forced midwesterners to farm sustainably, just don't ask them to utter the words "climate change."
- Neighborly advice: "If you go in and say 'Let's lower your carbon footprint,' it's a nonstarter. You have to go in with other motivators."
Last week’s solar champions!
- St. Mary's Catholic Church in Dartmouth gets some slick looking new solar panels!
- A step-by-step look at how EnergySage helped Sudbury United Methodist Church find it solar powered footing.
- Solar power lights up churches across America, and you can join!
Coming up next week…
- 'Eco service' will take place at Worcester Cathedral to affirm the communities commitment to creation care.
- Parliament of World Religions welcomes Cheryl Bridges Johns, Michael Terrien, & Saffet Catovic to discuss interfaith climate justice under Trump.
- Next week’s Blessed Tomorrow blog will unpack the inner workings of our latest report, Let's Talk Faith and Climate: Communication Guidance for Faith Leaders, available now! Get our weekly blog published on www.BlessedTomorrow.org/blog every Tuesday at 8 a.m. (ET).