Category Archives: James Hansen

Why UNCOP 21 Paris Matters for the Faith Community and the World

World leaders, environmentalists, faith leaders and activists will soon gather in Paris, a city so recently plagued with violence and terrorism, to create a framework to reduce the grave dangers of escalating climate change. I served as a Jewish faith … Continue reading

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U.S Faith Leaders Urge President Obama and U.S. Congress to Act Boldly on Climate Change

The National Religious Coalition on Creation Care (NRCCC) sends letter to President Obama urging him to take executive actions to avert a climate catastrophe. Executive actions include becoming an advocate for the carbon tax, modifying the Trans-Pacific Partnership, rejecting the … Continue reading

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United States Religious Leaders Honor the Moral Ascendancy of the Environmental Protection Agency

 National Religious Coalition on Creation Care Awards EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson “Steward of Creation Award” for progress on clean air, clean water and atmospheric pollution reduction in the midst of several attempts by congress to erode EPA authority. Washington, … Continue reading

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G20 World Religious Leaders’ Statement on A Sustainable World Economy and Economic Prosperity

GLOBAL PEACE INITIATIVE OF WOMEN Concluding Statement: G20 World Forum of Religious and Spiritual Leaders Seoul, South Korea, December 2010 We, a group of religious and spiritual leaders from around the world, representing the Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Humanist, Jewish, Muslim, … Continue reading

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Spirituality, Sustainability and A Global Consciousness

One of my late teachers, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, once said:  “The modern person behaves as if the sole purpose of the universe were to satisfy their needs.”  His challenge:  “we must not give in to that reality, but rather … Continue reading

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Cancun: UN COP16 Leaders Urged to Act on Climate Change

Climate Change Impacting World’s Most Vulnerable Nation’s Fresh Water: World Leaders at Economic Summit and UN Climate Talks Urged to Act Preeminent climate scientist and noted environmental leaders speak out on behalf of the Kiribati Nation, calling upon world leaders … Continue reading

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