Faith and Climate News: Top Stories for the Week of March 3 – 9

By path2positive

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).

Email Ryan Smith with questions, comments or to be featured in next week's roundup.

 

This week in faith and climate news...

Historic St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan activated a geothermal plant. 

Washington won't address climate change "until you start preaching environmental justice issues from the pulpit."

Greenfaith created a coalition to promote a healthy environment, but they still need "100 clergy endorsements." 

Willis Jenkins gave a lecture at St Mary's College: “After ‘Laudato si’’: Revisiting the Ecological Legacy of Thomas Aquinas.”  

Dominican Sisters found a way to protect ecosystems and improve motorist safety on California's highways. 

"The state of the state human soul and the environmental are interconnected...We are stewards, not owners" 

Mormon leader Dallin Oaks points to climate change as a "big worry" for LDS Church. 

Anglican Lent campaign of prayer and action for climate justice is underway! 

Sojourner explains why "we can’t easily fathom a plan to care for the entire planet, but we can envision our watershed." 

Everything you need for Faith Climate Action Week (previously Preach-In on Global Warming).

This eco-parish has been awarded for living in solidarity with the poor. 

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