Faith and Climate News: Top Stories for the Week of June 16 – 23

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.

6 Ways To Reduce the Carbon Footprint In Your Place of Worship

Many congregations use more energy than is needed to heat, cool, and light their place of worship. This is true for the light bulbs we use, the windows and doors we build into our structures, and the type of heating systems we install. Here are six ways to reduce the amount of carbon your congregation emits.

Rising Temperatures Threaten the Lives of God’s People

As the temperature of the Earth increases - heat waves are becoming more prevalent. Researchers are now studying the number of human deaths related to heat waves.

Bishop Allwyn D'Silva Shares His Thoughts On How Christians Should Respond To President Trump’s Climate Stance

While the world continues to respond to President Trump’s decision to withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, Bishop Allwyn D’Silva of Bombay shares his ideas.

Get to Know a Climate Champion: Tanjila Taskin

Climate change affects our health in addition to other aspects of our lives and our world. Climate champion, Tanjila Taskin is one of the many Muslim leaders working toward solutions by studying the connection between climate change and human health.

Katharine Hayhoe: The Evangelical Scientist

Kirstie McCrum of the NewStatesman writes a feature about climate scientist, Katharine Hayhoe and the faith that drives her work.

 

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