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CNY faith leaders get behind efforts to reduce fossil fuel dependence, adopt renewable energy

Leaders from just about every faith in Central New York are throwing their support behind efforts to reduce or eliminate fossil fuel dependence.

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Biden and faith groups to fight racism, climate change, pandemic

President Joe Biden signed an executive order Sunday outlining his administration's plans to combat racism, poverty, polarization, climate change and other crises with the help of people of faith.

Originals

Making toxic-free births a Christian issue

Reverend Mitchell Hescox was on Capitol Hill in February, urging members of the House Oversight and Reform Committee not to gut an air pollution rule that protects children from the brain-damaging chemical mercury.

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Toxics

Meet the Christians giving up carbon and single-use plastic for Lent

The biblical mandate of “creation care” is taking on new urgency as the planet warms.
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Climate

Graham Lawton: Religion must rise to the challenge of climate change too

With biblical floods and famine on the cards, the fight against global warming needs faiths to get serious about green issues.

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Exploring the science of evolution, in non-threatening tones

For two years, researchers from the Smithsonian traveled across the United States to discuss — calmly — the science of human evolution. Here's why.
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Justice

EPA: Talk of climate, controversies banned in Pruitt meeting

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt hosted a group of religious leaders in his office last week.
Water

How an Indian guru cleans the world's most polluted rivers

With a nationwide campaign, yogi Sadhguru raises awareness about India's threatened waterways, from the Ganges to minor streams.
Justice

African-American faith leaders shine light on environmental concerns

Local and national father leaders are in Memphis for a conference and working to bring attention to environmental issues impacting many minority communities.
Originals

Analysis: Has there been a “greening” of Christianity?

Recent efforts by religious leaders to emphasize environmental stewardship, particularly as it relates to climate change, has led some scholars to argue there has been a "greening of Christianity."
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The draw—and deadlines—of American denial

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Here are the responses we've gotten so far from politicians about our study that found Pennsylvania families living near fracking wells are being exposed to high levels of harmful industrial chemicals.

Planting a million trees in the semi-arid desert to combat climate change

Tucson's ambitious tree planting goal aims to improve the health of residents, wildlife, and the watershed.

“Allow suffering to speak:” Treating the oppressive roots of illness

By connecting the dots between medical symptoms and patterns of injustice, we move from simply managing suffering to delivering a lasting cure.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

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Living near fracking wells is linked to higher rate of heart attacks: Study

Middle-aged men in Pennsylvania's fracking counties die from heart attacks at a rate 5% greater than their counterparts in New York where fracking is banned.

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