Climate Change as a Moral Issue

wind_v_coal_power_thumbGlobal warming is one of the biggest threats facing humanity today. The very existence of life – life that religious people are called to protect – is jeopardized by our continued dependency on fossil fuels for energy. Every major religion has a mandate to care for Creation. We were given natural resources to sustain us, but we were also given the responsibility to act as good stewards and preserve life for future generations.

CLICK HERE for a Climate Change FACT SHEET prepared by Interfaith Power & Light.

Most religious communities have released statements specifically on Climate Change and the need to care for Creation.

You’ll find these statements at the links below. Review them, especially pertaining to your host faith community.

Interfaith Power and Light

The Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale

Video from different faith traditions:

Trailer — Preaching for the Planet from Interfaith Power & Light on Vimeo.

 


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