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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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Noah: It’s Time for Righteous Anger About the Silent Genocide of Species

I once was hiking in the Sahara desert and arrived at a mountaintop Berber village. A little boy approached me and opened his palm to show me something he had found in a cave in the upper reaches of the … Continue reading

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“A Call to Mothers: Time to be Up in Arms to Protect Your Children!” The EPA’s Clean Air Act Threatened by the U.S. Congress and Industry

Mothers: it is time to be up in arms.  The laws that protect the health of our children are under direct assault by industry.  Three insidious bills are now pending before a shamefully receptive Congress to gut the Clean Air … 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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White House Climate Rally to Influence UN COP16 Cancun Talks

Rabbi Warren Stone speech at Climate Rally

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Religious Leaders Urge UN Delegates to Take Action Now for a Low Carbon World

As the climate summit reaches new momentum with COP 16 in Cancun, a coalition of United States religious organizations, the National Religious Coalition on Creation Care, (nrccc.net) will present a collection of religion body resolutions and statements on Climate Change … Continue reading

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Climate Change Beyond Diplomacy: Thinking Outside the Box

In a world where matters of faith seem so often and so tragically to divide us, there is no issue that aligns us more deeply than our shared dependence upon and sacred responsibility to this tiny planet, enfolded within its … Continue reading

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A Rabbi’s Journey to Rome: Building Bridges of Hope: Success Stories and Strategies for Interfaith Action

I was invited to Rome by the U.S. Embassy and the Vatican’s Pontifical Gregorian University for a major one-day conference on October 12, entitled: “Building Bridges of Hope: Success Stories and Strategies for Interfaith Action.” The program’s vision was to … Continue reading

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