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What does the Bible say about climate change?

In this episode of Citizens’ Climate Radio, three American Evangelicals consider faith, theology, and global warming. Kyle Meyaard Schaap and Corina Newsome from Young Evangelicals for Climate Action (YECA), along with Rev. Josh Gibson, pastor of Emmanuel Bible Fellowship Church in Pennsylvania, chat with podcast host Peterson Toscano about the Bible, stewardship, loving our neighbor, heaven, and earth. Discover how these […]

November 25th

Trump admin attacks children’s health once again. So much for being “pro life” and “pro family

The Trump Administration’s attacks on the health and welfare of children just keep coming, from the rollback of mercury protections to the now aborted policy of separating children from their parents at the border. The latest example to be uncovered, this time by E&E News, involves the White House deleting language (see picture, below) about the impacts of […]

Interfaith group issues global action to combat climate change

Supported by many faith groups worldwide, including the World Council of Churches (WCC), the “Living the Change” campaign is calling people of faith to reflect on their ecological footprint and take action to shrink it. “Today everybody needs to do what they can, as institutions and individuals”, says Rev. Henrik Grape, coordinator of the WCC’s […]

September 30th

Is the Trump Administration “Pro Life”? On the methane rule, they act AGAINST life

For the past three years pro-life Christians have been calling for federal action to address methane pollution. In 2015 nearly 92,000 pro-life Christians from 21 affected states signed a petition demanding strong action to reduce pollution from leaks in our natural gas infrastructure and from venting and flaring. This helped to support both a major […]

5,500 UK churches haves switched to renewable energy

Christian Aid, a major religious charity based in London, says that more than 5,500 churches in the UK are now using 100% renewable energy to power their operations. In all, there are more than 16,000 places of worship in the country, with the Anglican church accounting for more than 6,000 of them. By Steve Hanley Cleantechnica […]

August 12th

World Council of Churches works to prevent climate change

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has stressed that zero carbon emissions must be achieved by 2050 by the world if we are to avoid catastrophic climate impacts such severe and recurrent droughts, record-breaking storms as well as the inundation of small island states and coastal cities. By World Council of Churches “No […]

July 22nd

Evangelicals call for a renewal of our National Parks

There is good news for our National Parks, in the form of recently introduced bipartisan legislation, the Restore Our Parks Act, cosponsored by Senators Rob Portman (R-OH), Mark Warner (D-VA), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), and Angus King (I-ME). The bill would provide $6.5 billion over five years in desperately needed funds to help maintain our parks. […]

July 22nd

Pope Francis and the Vatican promote Climate Change Action

On the third anniversary of his encyclical Laudato Si, Pope Francis convened a conference focused on the theme “Saving our Common Home and the Future of Life on Earth.” In remarks made to the attendees, the Pontiff said, “Your presence here is a sign of your commitment to take concrete steps to save the planet and the life […]

July 15th