Faith and Climate News: Top Stories for the Week of June 23 – June 30

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.

Renewable Energy: Faith Leaders Must Encourage More State and Local Governments to Make a Pledge

Everything that humans need to survive on this planet is already here. But certain natural resources are safer for the Earth. During Energy Week at the White House - Blessed Tomorrow is challenging faith leaders to encourage governments to use renewable energy.

Climate Day LA: Partnership is Key To Faith-Driven Climate Solutions

At this year’s Climate Day LA, Blessed Tomorrow leader, Jackie Dupont-Walker sat on a panel of six multi-sector leaders. This article recounts Walker’s powerful statements about inclusiveness and partnership for climate solutions.

Energy Secretary Rick Perry Calls Stakeholders to Roundtable for A Climate Discussion

In a recent press briefing, Energy Secretary Rick Perry reiterated his stance on climate change and made an invitation to Democrats, Republicans and non-partisan climate experts to have a conversation about climate change,

Climate Day LA Recap | Climate Resolve

Co-host of Climate Day LA, Climate Resolve has compiled a Storify version of the social media posts during the event. Did your tweet make the list? Check it out here.

Podcast: Rabbi Katy Allen Talks About the Jewish Climate Action Network

The principles of Judaism inspire its followers to do many charitable and humble acts. It also inspires the care for God’s creation. In this podcast - Rabbi Allen explains how faith drives the leaders and participants of the Jewish Climate Action Network.

Texas-based Eco-theologian Explains Why Baptists Should Embrace the Idea of Creation Care  

Sarah Marcias is an eco-theologian and climate activist. When interviewed by Jeff Brumley, she explains what is needed from the Baptist Christian community in the area of creation care.

 

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