“I had an epiphany in 2002, when I attended a conference with leading scientists and biblical scholars presenting their findings on climate change. I realized that global warming is a real, human-caused problem, and that rising sea levels, pollution, iphone 5s reconditionné and deforestation are already irreparably damaging some of the world’s most vulnerable communities. And I knew I had to do something about it. It’s right there in Genesis — people of faith are given the duty of tending and protecting the earth.”
Cizik, of the New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good, is part of a national campaign to encourage the wearing of Climate Convert buttons on August 6-8. Find out more, from Interfaith Power and Light.