Faith and Climate News: Top Stories for the Week of July 7 – July 14

By path2positive

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.

Beyond the Pulpit: Initiating Community-Based Advocacy

Did you know that beyond the walls of your place of prayer and worship, lives citizens who are uninformed about climate change? This article explains the effectiveness of community-based climate advocacy.

United Church Declares a New Moral Era

It was a big ask: to “resist all expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure and demand new sources of renewable energy that are accessible to all communities” and to write a new story for America – “a story that is not dependent on fossil fuel or on wealth for the few and misery for the many.” Continue reading.

Interview: The Aga Khan Discusses Climate Change in the Developing World

Climate change impacts poor and developing communities more than any other. For this reason, His Highness, the Aga Khan has climate on the top of his list.

How to Plant a Tree in the Desert |The New Yorker

Now that the United States has exited the Paris Climate Agreement, being a country of awareness and action will be challenging. Here is how the country can still lead on climate.

Cali. Gov. Jerry Brown Pushes a New Climate Change Deal

The state of California plans to address climate change despite the president’s decision to sit out on global climate solutions.

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