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March for climate-change action

People’s Climate March to send message to U.N. summit

United Methodists hoping to build strong denomination presence in Sept. 21 demonstration. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on August 25, 2014

Today’s buzzword?

Fossil-fuel divestment seems to be gaining momentum

Sept. 10 webinar to look at what it is, what it means. read more »

August 25, 2014

Moral Week of Action

North Carolina, 12 other states stage protests

State capitols target of demonstrators concerned about ongoing extremist legislative attack on poor people, minorities. read more »

August 25, 2014

Young United Methodists adopt petitions for General Conference

Overwhelmingly approve unity statement

Petition concerns include socially responsible investing, environment, human sexuality. read more »

August 15, 2014

EPA’s Clean Power Plan praised

Faith leaders show support through prayer, public witness

9 Christian denominations, Baha’i, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Unitarian Universalist traditions urge EPA to finalize climate safeguards. read more »

July 30, 2014

Interfaith Summit on Climate Change Sept. 21-22

World Council of Churches, Religions for Peace hosts

30 religious leaders to gather in New York prior to U.N. Climate Summit. read more »

July 22, 2014

Faithful call on climate change

Sign petition declaring moral obligation to act with urgency

U.N. Climate Summit to catalyze action on climate change prior to 2015 framework convention. read more »

July 11, 2014

Going green

Technology advances help United Methodists care for God’s good creation

United Methodist Building, Highland UMC, Raleigh, N.C., among many trying to improve environmental stewardship. read more »

by Michael Moore and Wayne Rhodes
on July 03, 2014

EPA Clean Power Plan ‘much needed’

Social-justice agency says 'much-overdue commitment'

For first time would cut carbon pollution from existing power plants, largest source of greenhouse gasses. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on June 03, 2014

Proposed rule important step to reduce carbon pollution

The adverse impacts of global climate change disproportionately affect individuals and nations least responsible for the emissions. We therefore support efforts of all governments to require mandatory reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and call on individuals, congregations, businesses, industries and communities to reduce their emissions
(¶160.D, 2012 Book of... read more»

June 02, 2014

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