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Religion and Environmentalism

A Patriotic Act Of Faith For Environmental Protection And Climate Justice

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | Posted 07.29.2016 | Religion
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

George Jones is still serving his country. Navy vet (Korea) and lifetime resident of Virginia, Mr. Jones bused to Richmond to take his message of American responsibility to the governor. That message: no new pipelines, no more fracking, enough already with our dependence on fossil fuels.

California Religious Centers Go Brown For The Environment

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 05.20.2015 | Religion

Temples of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints are known for being surrounded by lush greenery -- flowers, trees, and wide, expansive lawn...

Religious Groups Mobilize at People's Climate March

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.17.2014 | Religion
Marcia G. Yerman

Religious groups of all denominations will be represented by a large segment of marchers. This will include Unitarian Universalists, Protestant/Evangelicals, Catholics, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, Humanists, and Indigenous peoples. What they have in common is a shared belief in a moral responsibility for "stewardship of the earth."

Faith Leaders Testify In Support Of EPA's Clean Power Plan

Religion News Service | Heather Adams | Posted 07.30.2014 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) More than two dozen faith leaders rallied at public hearings hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency to testify in support of t...

A Time To Act

Charles Redfern | Posted 01.30.2012 | Religion
Charles Redfern

I needed tips from Jesus on how to halt my controversial ways, so I began reading Mark's Gospel. Shock of shocks: He deliberately sparked strife. Jesus!

Congregations Go For 'Creation Care' One Barrel At A Time

Posted 10.19.2011 | Religion

By Lauren Markoe Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) It was the time in pre-marriage counseling when the groom has to leave so the priest and t...

Church To Produce Net-Zero Energy

Belle Haven, VA Patch | Brian C. Krebs Email the Author | Posted 10.10.2011 | Religion

The Mount Vernon Unitarian Church is nearing the completion of a system overhaul to make it a net-zero energy producing facility. After breaking gr...

Green and Atheist: The Incompatibility of Religion and Environmentalism

David Horton | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics
David Horton

It is sometimes thought that being an environmentalist is compatible with religious belief. Sorry, can't be done.

Please Forgive Us

Tri Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tri Robinson

I can only ask for forgiveness from those outside of the church for the church's lack of leadership on the issue of climate change and actively engage with you in making a difference.