Faith and Climate News: Top Stories for the Week of June 30 – July 7

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. For questions about our news roundup or to inform us of stories that we should share, please contact us.

Climate Awareness: From the Pulpit to the Community

The pulpit is the epicenter of American support and leadership. What better way to spread climate awareness than by giving a creation care sermon? Read more.

United Church of Christ Releases an Emergency Resolution on Climate Change

The United Church of Christ is “declaring a new moral era.” This is an era in which climate change is no longer being ignored and believers are carrying out their “moral obligation to protect God’s creation.”

Rabbi Steve Gutow Says Trump Must Protect Public Lands

Public lands are meant to be shared with all Americans, but a recent executive order could change that. Here is Rabbi Gutow’s response.

The Case for Funding Climate Initiatives: It Can Save People Around the World

Climate change affects people all around the world. In the Caribbean - the impacts of climate change are clear and one activist calls for U.S. funding to help improve conditions.

What Will President Trump Have to Say About Climate Policy at the 2017 G20 Summit?

At this year's G20 Summit, Trump will sit with the leaders of countries who have made climate policy a top priority. Many of them are still pledged to the Paris Accord and will expect President Trump to finally outline his plans for dealing with climate change in America. 

 

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