The May issue of Interchange, the monthly publication of the Episcopal Diocese of Ohio, spotlights some of the green initiatives of the diocese, including planting an organic garden at Procter Camp & Conference Center. To read the article and learn more about the greening of Procter, click here. .
Bishop James Jones of the Diocese of Liverpool recently called on faith communities to unite in a common ethic for the future of the earth. Click here for the story.
The Catholic Coalition on Climate Change has launched the Catholic Climate Covenant, and already more than 700 families, individuals, organizations and parishes have taken the St. Francis pledge to Pray, Learn, Assess, Act, and Advocate in response to climate change. A short video: Who’s Under Your Carbon Footprint? draws on lessons from the Catholic Bishops, Pope Benedict, and others to raise awareness of our impact on the poor and vulnerable. Click here to see the video and learn more about the Catholic Climate Covenant.
Ellen Moseley-Thompson of the Byrd Polar Research Center at the Ohio State University has been named to the nation’s most prestigious scientific body, the National Academy of Sciences. Moseley-Thompson is world-renowned for her work on climate change and its effects on the world’s glaciers. Click here for the story.
The Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Sciences (IFEES) is featuring a YouTube video titled: Enough is Enough! Planet Earth Protests: A One Minute Environmental Lesson. Click here to visit the IFEES site and view the video.
A group of government agencies have combined efforts to produce: “Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate Science.” Click here to access the report.
The Marianist Environmental Education Center in Dayton has released a Lenten Reflection Guide for 2009 called “Energy Fast.” It includes weekly commentary, and prayer and reflection questions to guide the reader through the Lenten Season in prayerful consideration of climate justice. The booklet is available online. Click here for more information.
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