Faith and Climate News: Top Stories for the Week of Oct 28 – Nov 3

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.

Let’s Lead: Guidance to Help Faith Communities Lead on Climate

As of late, there are many congregations across the United States that are taking on the responsibility to care for creation. Among them are a handful of churches whose governing bodies have active partnerships with ecoAmerica and have been selected to be featured in the Let’s Lead series. Continue reading this article here.

Katharine Hayhoe Shares Best Practices for Communicating on Climate

Climate scientist, Katharine Hayhoe believes that the qualification for being a climate leader is to simply be a human who lives on the Earth. This also means that anyone can communicate about climate. What is the best way to do so? Read this article from the Columbia Journalism Review.

Are Religious Groups Actually Helping to Fight Climate Change

There’s an ongoing debate about how much faith groups can help the climate. Find out what experts say about it.

ecoAmerica’s Climate for Health Program Partners with Alliance of nurses for Healthy Environment for New Video

As part of a new program designed to inspire and educate nurses on climate action, the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments has joined with Climate for Health in producing a new video highlighting the need for nurses to band together in caring for climate and to ensure immediate health protections and a healthy future for all. Continue reading Tim Kelly's article on the Climate for Health blog.

Muslim Group in Milwaukee Changing the Conversation Climate and Shaping a Better Future by Going Solar

In Milwaukee, members of Dawah Islamic Center are showing commitment to their faith by working toward energy solutions. Check out this amazing story.

Certain Scientists Banned from the EPA’s Independent Advisory Boards

Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Scott Pruitt recently expressed concern that some scientific advisors could be using advisory boards to spew political rhetoric. In response, members of the Senate are questioning Pruitt’s motives. Reuters has the story on the new EPA regulations

 

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