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Papal ecology: Protecting all God's creatures, respecting God's plan
By Cindy Wooden
Catholic News Service
March 26, 2015
http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/1501313.htm

Climate denial is immoral, says head of US Episcopal church
By Suzanne Goldenberg
The Guardian
March 24, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/mar/24/climate-change-denial-immoral-says-head-episcopal-church

Pope puts climate heat on GOP
By Tom Krattenmaker
USA Today
March 23, 2015
http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2015/03/22/pope-climate-change-gop-column/25192839/

Cardinal hints at main themes in Pope’s climate change encyclical
By Ed King
RTCC
March 12, 2015
http://www.rtcc.org/2015/03/11/cardinal-hints-at-main-themes-in-popes-climate-change-encyclical/#.dpuf

Pope Francis and the Environment: Yale Examines Historic Climate Encyclical
By Kevin Dennehy
Yale School Forestry & Environmental Studies
March 11, 2015
https://environment.yale.edu/news/article/pope-francis-and-the-environment-why-his-new-climate-encyclical-matters

Hispanics Lead U.S. Catholics on Climate Change
By Katie Rose Quandt
Commonweal
March 11, 2015
https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/hispanics-lead-us-catholics-climate-change

Turkson talks papal encyclical, 'integral ecology' at Irish lecture
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
March 10, 2015
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/turkson-talks-papal-encyclical-integral-ecology-irish-lecture

Papal envoy to UN: Climate change 'an issue of justice for everyone'
By Brian Roewe
National Catholic Reporter
March 6, 2015
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/papal-envoy-un-climate-change-issue-justice-everyone

Cardinal Turkson sheds light on Pope Francis’s environmental encyclical
By Bob Gronski
Catholic Rural Life
March 6, 2015
https://catholicrurallife.org/cardinal-turkson-sheds-light-on-pope-franciss-environmental-encylical/

The Sacrament of Creation: What Can We Expect from Pope Francis's Ecological Encyclical?
By Clive Hamilton
ABC Religion and Ethics
March 3, 2015
http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2015/03/03/4190521.htm

Christians pray and march together to urge that it is time to act on climate change
Operation Noah
March 2, 2015
http://operationnoah.org/news-events/press-release-2-march-2015-christians-pray-march-together-urge-time-act-climate-change/

Religious leaders urge action to combat climate change
By Mark Pattison
Catholic News Service
February 23, 2015
http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/1500810.htm

Catholics Fast for Lent in Support of Pope Francis’ Call for Climate Action
By Cole Mellino
EcoWatch
February 18, 2015
http://ecowatch.com/2015/02/18/catholics-fast-lent-support-pope-francis-climate-action/

Will the Vatican Become a New Leader Against Climate Change?
By Kevin Mathews
Care2
February 17, 2015
http://www.care2.com/causes/will-the-vatican-become-a-new-leader-against-climate-change.html

Tonga’s King talks climate change with Pope Francis
By Sophie Yeo
Responding to Climate Change
February 17, 2015
http://www.rtcc.org/2015/02/17/tongas-king-talks-climate-change-with-pope-francis/

Catholic group launches global climate-focused Lenten fast
By Brian Roewe
Eco Catholic
National Catholic Reporter
February 17, 2015
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/catholic-group-launches-global-climate-focused-lenten-fast

Historic Catholic Climate Lenten Fast To Be Held in 45 Countries
Global Catholic Climate Movement
February 16, 2015
http://www.scny.org/historic-catholic-climate-lenten-fast-to-be-held-in-45-countries/

Anticipation building for papal encyclical on environment
By Mark Pattison
Catholic News Service
February 12, 2015
http://catholicphilly.com/2015/02/news/national-news/anticipation-building-for-papal-encyclical-on-environment/

Religious Leaders Confronting Climate Change
Podcast with Mary Evelyn Tucker
Yale Climate Connections
February 11, 2015
http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2015/02/religious-leaders-confronting-climate-change/

Rediscovering the moral dimension of climate change
By Jonathon Porritt
The Ecologist
February 9, 2015
http://www.theecologist.org/ecologist_partners/2739744/rediscovering_the_moral_dimension_of_climate_change.html

Pope Francis: It's Christian to protect the environment
By David Gibson, Religion News Service
USA Today
February 9, 2015
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2015/02/09/pope-francis-environment-creation-christian/23132703/

Interfaith panel tackles global environmental problems at Dallas event
By Julie Ryan
Green Source DWF
February 3, 2015
http://greensourcedfw.org/articles/interfaith-panel-tackles-global-environmental-problems-dallas-event

Pope Francis: cultivate and preserve Mother Earth
Vatican Radio
February 2, 2015
http://www.news.va/en/news/pope-francis-cultivate-and-preserve-mother-earth?fromt=yes

Pope Francis and Climate Change: A Catholic Tradition
By Carolyn Woo
Huffington Post
February 2, 2015
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/catholic-relief-services/pope-francis-and-climate_b_6595036.html

Climate Change
Friends Journal
January 2015
http://www.friendsjournal.org/category/2015/january-2015/

EPA chief at Vatican: Obama ‘aligned’ with Francis on climate change
By Joshua J. McElwee
National Catholic Reporter
January 30, 2015
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/epa-chief-vatican-obama-aligned-francis-climate-change

A New Paradigm for Catholic Energy Ethics
By Erin Lothes Biviano
Catholic Moral Theology
January 28, 2015
http://catholicmoraltheology.com/a-new-paradigm-for-catholic-energy-ethics/

US to Enlist Pope Francis’ Help on Climate Change
Reuters
January 28, 2015
http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-us-enlist-pope-francis-help-climate-change/2617824.html

Church Authority and Assent: Clarifications Ahead of Pope Francis’s Encyclical
By Daniel DiLeo
Political Theology Today
January 16, 2015
http://www.politicaltheology.com/blog/church-authority-and-assent-clarifications-ahead-of-pope-franciss-encyclical/

Storm Warnings for Pope’s Climate Stop in the Philippines
By Andrew C. Revkin
Dot Earth
New York Times
January 16, 2015
http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/01/16/storm-warnings-for-popes-planned-climate-stop-in-the-philippines/

Pope Francis Hopes World Leaders Will Make the Environment a Priority
By Ashley Curtin
Nation of Change – Bullhorn
January 16, 2015
http://bullhorn.nationofchange.org/pope_francis_environment_a_priority

Whether they want it or not, Republicans get religion on climate change
By Scott Detrow, E&E reporter
ClimateWire
January 15, 2015
http://www.eenews.net/stories/1060011713

Pope to make moral case for action on climate change
By Andy Coghlan
New Scientist
January 14, 2015 
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22530044.500-pope-to-make-moral-case-for-action-on-climate-change.html#.VLia8nvNdWx

When the Anthropocene Came to Halji
By Chris Crews
State of Formation
January 8, 2015
http://www.stateofformation.org/2015/01/when-the-anthropocene-came-to-halji/

Pope Francis, the climate activist
By Pia Ranada
Passig City Rappler
January 8, 2015
http://www.rappler.com/specials/pope-francis-ph/79824-pope-francis-climate-change-encyclical

'Rock-star pope' intends to amplify his climate message
By Scott Detrow
ClimateWire
January 7, 2015
http://www.eenews.net/stories/1060011220

Pope Francis plants a flag in the ground on climate change
By John Abraham
The Guardian
January 6, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2015/jan/06/pope-francis-plants-flag-in-ground-on-climate-change

Pope Francis climate change call to action makes waves in faith communities
CBC/Radio–Canada
January 5, 2015
http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/episode/2015/01/05/pope-francis-climate-change-religion/

Why Pope Francis is going green in 2015
By Stephen Scharper
The Star
January 5, 2015
http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2015/01/05/why_pope_francis_is_going_green_in_2015_scharper.html

2015 could be the year we save the earth
By NCR Editorial Staff
National Catholic Reporter
January 2, 2015
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/editorial-2015-could-be-year-we-save-earth

Can a Christian Make Conservatives Care About Climate Change?
By Coco McPherson
Rolling Stone
January 1, 2015
http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/anna-jane-joyner-christian-activist-conservatives-climate-change-20150101#ixzz3OxGBkTG8

Tracing the Roots of Pope Francis’s Climate Plans for 2015
By Andrew C. Revkin
Dot Earth
New York Times
December 31, 2014
http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/12/31/tracing-the-roots-of-pope-franciss-climate-plans-for-2015/?_r=0

Pope Francis Calls for Action on Climate Change & Capitalism on a Planet “Exploited by Human Greed”
Democracy Now
December 31, 2014
http://www.democracynow.org/2014/12/31/pope_francis_calls_for_action_on

What Can a Popular Pope Do About Climate Change?
By Nicholas St. Fleur
The Atlantic
December 30, 2014
http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/12/what-can-a-popular-pope-do-about-climate-change/384119/

Pope Francis’s edict on climate change will anger deniers and US churches
By John Vidal
The Guardian
December 27, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/dec/27/pope-francis-edict-climate-change-us-rightwing

Pope Francis: climate evangelist?
By Virginia Gewin
Flux
December 19, 2014
https://www.beaconreader.com/flux/pope-francis-climate-evangelist

Care for the Whole Creation: The World Council of Churches at COP20 in Lima
By Grace Ji-Sun Kim
Huffington Post
December 17, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/grace-jisun-kim/care-for-the-whole-creati_b_6334298.html?utm_hp_ref=green

Preparing for the Storm: Anticipating and Countering the Likely Attacks on Pope Francis and His Environmental Encyclical
By Dan DiLeo
Millennial Journal
December 16, 2014
http://millennialjournal.com/2014/12/16/preparing-for-the-storm-anticipating-and-countering-the-likely-attacks-on-pope-francis-and-his-environmental-encyclical/

Global group of Catholic bishops call for end to fossil fuels
By Matt McGrath
BBC News
December 10, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-30408022

Bishops in Peru issue call to combat climate change
AFP
December 6, 2014
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/bishops-peru-issue-call-combat-climate-change-215329622.html#QbWcQ5M

Gods and faith versus Coal in name of climate change
By Graham Readfearn
The Guardian
December 5, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/planet-oz/2014/dec/05/gods-and-faith-versus-coal-in-name-of-climate-change

Church of England challenges BP and Shell over global warming
By Adam Vaughan
The Guardian
December 4, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/dec/04/church-of-england-challenges-bp-shell

The New Paradigm of Energy Ethics
By Erin Lothes
Global Energy Affairs
December 2014
http://globalenergyinitiative.org/insights/195-the-new-paradigm-of-energy-ethics.html

Faith groups divided over God’s role in climate change, natural disasters
By Michelle Boorstein
Washington Post
November 21, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/local/wp/2014/11/21/faith-groups-divided-over-gods-role-in-climate-change-natural-disasters/

Faith community learning about climate change
By Arlene Edmonds
Philadelphia Tribune
October 30, 2014
http://www.phillytrib.com/article_8ceb1a9a-24d9-5eb3-82e9-6d2cea2b0427.html

International Worship Service for the Climate
October 28, 2014
http://www.gronkirke.dk/index.php?id=1473

Prayer movement launched for a just global climate agreement
Independent Catholic News
October 21, 2014
http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=25806

Churches Go Green by Shedding Fossil Fuel Holdings
New York Times
October 15, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/16/business/international/churches-go-green-by-shedding-holdings-of-carbon-emitters.html?emc=edit_tnt_20141015&nlid=1099394&tntemail0=y&_r=1

Evangelical clergy say addressing climate change is pro-life
Florida Times-Union
October 13, 2014
http://jacksonville.com/business/columnists/2014-10-13/story/guest-column-evangelical-clergy-say-addressing-climate-change

Nuttall: 'Religious groups are taking action on climate change'
DW
October 10, 2014
http://www.dw.de/nuttall-religious-groups-are-taking-action-on-climate-change/a-17918398

Experts Debate Moral, Religious Case for Climate Action
By Bobby Magill
Climate Central
October 9, 2014
http://www.climatecentral.org/blogs/experts-debate-moral-religious-case-for-climate-action-16586

Investing in Our Children's Future: Divestment, Sustainability and Climate Justice
By Grace Ji-Sun Kim
Huffington Post
October 1, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/grace-jisun-kim/investing-in-our-children_1_b_5906588.html

Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) Newsletter
October 2014
http://us6.campaign-archive1.com/?u=887c3de8b0&id=20dd2aeb64&e=d85b57a294

‘Good Energy and Hope All Around’: Reflections on the People’s Climate March
By Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
September 30, 2014
http://environment.yale.edu/news/article/reflections-on-the-peoples-climate-march/

Religious communities are concerned about the climate
DW
September 30, 2014
http://www.dw.de/religious-communities-are-concerned-about-the-climate/a-17966092

Church of Sweden ditches assets in fossil fuel companies
Operation Noah
September 24, 2014
http://operationnoah.org/news-events/press-release-church-sweden-ditches-assets-fossil-fuel-companies/

Mountaintop Experience and a Prophetic Call for Climate Change
By Grace Ji-Sun Kim
Huffington Post
September 23, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/grace-jisun-kim/mountaintop-experience-an_b_5868524.html

These Inspiring Faith Leaders Have A Message For The UN’s Climate Summit
By Antonia Blumberg
Huffington Post
September 22, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/22/faith-leaders-un-climate-summit_n_5861754.html

Climate Justice: World Council of Church's Interfaith Summit on Climate Change
By Grace Ji-Sun Kim
Huffington Post
September 19, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/grace-jisun-kim/climate-justice-world-cou_b_5844926.html

Green Spirit vs Climate Change: ‘All Together’ Podcast Hosted By Rev. Paul Raushenbush
Huffington Post
September 19, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/19/religion-climate-change-_n_5850582.html?utm_hp_ref=religion

Religion and climate change -- Competing to save the earth
By B.C.
The Economist
September 19, 2014
http://www.economist.com/blogs/erasmus/2014/09/religion-and-climate-change

Church of England Joins World's Leading Institutional Investors to Call For Carbon Pricing and Ambitious Global Climate Deal
Targeted News Service
September 18, 2014
http://insurancenewsnet.com/oarticle/2014/09/19/church-oof-england-joins-worlds-leading-institutional-investors-to-call-for-car-a-557523.html

An Appeal from Science Leaders to Religious Leaders on Environmental Protection
By Robert Monroe
Scripps
September 18, 2014
https://scripps.ucsd.edu/news/appeal-science-leaders-religious-leaders-environmental-protection?hash=2692c6fd7e627bd1543bebaffe375a12

Q&A: One Baptist Minister's Long, Careful Road to Climate Activism
By Katherine Bagley
InsideClimate News
September 18, 2014
http://insideclimatenews.org/news/20140918/qa-one-baptist-ministers-long-careful-road-climate-activism

Religious Groups To Demand Action On Environment At People's Climate March
By Antonia Blumberg
Huffington Post
September 16, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/16/religious-groups-peoples-climate-march_n_5823266.html?ir=Green

Why climate change concerns pro-life Christians
By Tom Krattenmaker
USA Today
September 8, 2014
http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2014/09/08/climate-change-pro-life-issue-environment-religion-column/15304831/

Faith groups bring ethical voice to UN Climate Summit
By Stephen Bede Scharper
The Star
September 7, 2014
http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2014/09/07/faith_groups_bring_ethical_voice_to_un_climate_summit_scharper.html

Churches at the Frontline of Climate Action
By Melanie Mattauch
Inter Press Service
August 20, 2014
http://www.ipsnews.net/2014/08/churches-at-the-frontline-of-climate-action/

Swimming Against the Rising Tide
Secular Climate-Change Activists Can Learn From Evangelical Christians
By Kristin Dombek
New York Times
August 9, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/10/opinion/sunday/secular-climate-change-activists-can-learn-from-evangelical-christians.html?emc=edit_tnt_20140809&nlid=1099394&tntemail0=y&_r=1

Competing Narratives on Climate
Carbon Rangers/Ecozoic Times
Vol. 7, No. 6
July-August 2014
http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/?u=5dd06f3cbb86536df56de4a9d&id=7e37f135ae&e=3747af2f7e

Religious Conservatives Embrace Pollution Fight
By Theodore Schleifer
New York Times
July 30, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/31/us/religious-conservatives-embrace-proposed-epa-rules.html?_r=1

Group Representing Half A Billion Christians Says It Will No Longer Support Fossil Fuels
By Emily Atkin
Climate Progress
July 11, 2014
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/07/11/3459111/wcc-christians-divests/

University of Dayton Divests
June 23, 2014
http://www.udayton.edu/news/articles/2014/06/dayton_divests_fossil_fuels.php

When Global Warming Kills Your God
By Adam Weymouth
The Atlantic
June 3, 2014
http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/06/when-global-warming-kills-your-god/372015/

Catholic Climate Covenant Encouraged by EPA Action, Much More Needed
Catholic Climate Covenant
June 1, 2014
http://catholicclimatecovenant.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Catholic-Climate-Covenant-press-release-on-carbon-standards-FINAL.pdf

U.S. Bishops Urge Action on Carbon Pollution To Stem Climate Change
United States Conference of Bishops
May 29, 2014
http://www.usccb.org/news/2014/14-094.cfm

Come Into the Madang: World Council of Churches and Climate Justice
By Grace Ji-Sun Kim
Huffington Post
May 27, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/grace-jisun-kim/come-into-the-madang-worl_b_5383555.html#es_share_ended

Brighthelm URC becomes the first UK church congregation to disinvest from fossil fuels
Ekklesia
May 23, 2014
http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/20513

New Theology Review Special Issue on Climate Change
Vol 26, No 2 (2014)
http://newtheologyreview.org/index.php/ntr/issue/view/69

Climate change is church's No. 1 pro-life issue
National Catholic Reporter
May 20, 2014
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/editorial-climate-change-churchs-no-1-pro-life-issue

Advocacy and Action on Climate Change: World Council of Churches
By Grace Ji-Sun Kim and Guillermo Kerber
Huffington Post
May 19, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/grace-jisun-kim/climate-change-advocacy_b_5344044.html

Environmental Injustice and Economic Issues: WCC's Working Group on Climate Change
By Grace Ji-Sun Kim
Huffington Post
May 13, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/grace-jisun-kim/environmental-injustice-a_b_5315120.html

Pope Francis wants to save the planet
By Michael Trimmer
Christian Today
May 9, 2014
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/pope.francis.wants.to.save.the.planet/37321.htm

UN to back Pope Francis statement on ‘human ecology’
By Sophie Yeo
Responding to Climate Change (RTCC)
May 8, 2014
http://www.rtcc.org/2014/05/08/un-to-back-pope-francis-statement-on-human-ecology/

Interfaith leaders launch Blessed Tomorrow to catalyze people of faith on climate change
PR Newswire
May 7, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/07/blessed-tmrw-launch-idUSnPn4fkVQ9+86+PRN20140507

Faith leaders need to find their voice on climate change
By Christiana Figueres
The Guardian
May 7, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/may/07/faith-leaders-voice-climate-change

Can a Pope Help Sustain Humanity and Ecology?
By Andrew C. Revkin
Dot Earth
May 6, 2014
http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/05/06/can-a-pope-help-sustain-humanity-and-ecology/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_php=true&_type=blogs&_php=true&_type=blogs&src=rechp&_r=2

HASC lauds the White House on Unveiling Dire Warning - Climate Change Is Here
Action Needed Now - EcoDharmic Justice!
Hindu American Seva Communities Press Release
May 6, 2014
http://fore.research.yale.edu/news/item/hasc-lauds-the-white-house-on-unveiling-dire-warning-climate-change-is-here/

Why Should Evangelical Christians Care About Climate Change?
By Chris Mooney
Slate
May 3, 2014
http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/climate_desk/2014/05/conservative_christians_and_climate_change_five_arguments_for_why_one_should.html

Getting Out of Oil
By Doug Demeo
America: The National Catholic Review
April 21, 2014
http://americamagazine.org/issue/getting-out-oil

Archbishop of Wales: Fundamental action needed to combat climate change
By Aled Blake
Wales Online
April 20, 2014
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/archbishop-wales-fundamental-action-needed-7010852

Pope Francis urged to back fossil fuel divestment campaign
By Graham Readfearn
The Guardian
April 16, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/apr/16/pope-francis-back-fossil-fuel-divestment-campaign-religions-groups

Young people seek an earth restored
By Emily Wirzba
Faith and Leadership
April 8, 2014
http://www.faithandleadership.com/content/emily-wirzba-young-people-seek-earth-restored?page=full

Giving up carbon for Lent
By Joshua Eaton
Faith and Leadership
April 8, 2014
http://www.faithandleadership.com/features/articles/giving-carbon-for-lent?page=full&print=true

Climate Change Threats To 'The Least Of These' Compel Evangelical Christians To Act
By Lynne Peeples
Huffington Post
April 5, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/05/climate-change-evangelicals-poverty-health_n_5088537.html

Evangelicals Organize 'Day of Prayer,' Call for Action on Climate Change
By Alan Neuhauser
USA Today
April 4, 2014
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2014/04/03/evangelicals-organize-day-of-prayer-call-for-action-on-climate-change

Former archbishop of Canterbury reveals global climate change fears
The Guardian
March 30, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/mar/30/archbishop-canterbury-rowan-williams-climate-change-fears/print

Fossil Free PC(USA) divestment movement gains momentum
By Leslie Scanlon
The Presbyterian Outlook
February 18, 2014
http://www.pres-outlook.com/about-outlook2.html

Church of England vows to fight ‘great demon’ of climate change
By Sam Jones
The Guardian
February 12, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/12/church-climate-change-investment-great-demon-flooding

Operation Noah welcomes CoE Synod decision to act on climate change
Independent Catholic News
February 12, 2014
http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=24150

8 Tribes That Are Way Ahead of the Climate-Adaptation Curve
By Terri Hansen
Indian Country Today Media Network
October 15, 2013
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/10/15/8-tribes-are-way-ahead-climate-adaptation-curve-151763#.Ul8F2cYpLbI.email

Christianity and climate change: the relationship between God and green
By Adam Corner
The Guardian
September 11, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/blog/christianity-climate-change-sceptics-god-green

An Appeal To Those Concerned But Not Yet Alarmed About Climate Change
By GeorgeH
LDS Earth Stewardship
August 14, 2013
http://ldsearthstewardship.org/2013/08/an-appeal-to-those-concerned-but-not-yet-alarmed-about-climate-change/

‘Blessing the facts,’ evangelical scientists urge Congress to reduce carbon emissions
By Coleen Jose
Environmental & Energy Daily
July 15, 2013
http://www.eenews.net/stories/1059984347/print

CoE to debate disinvestment from fossil fuels
Independent Catholic News
July 5, 2013
http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=22894

Church Dropping Fossil Fuel Investments
By The Associated Press
New York Times
July 3, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/04/us/church-dropping-fossil-fuel-investments.html?_r=0

United Church of Christ to become first U.S. denomination to move toward divestment from fossil fuel
By Micki Carter
United Church of Christ
July 1, 2013
http://www.ucc.org/news/GS2013-fossil-fuel-divestment-vote.html

Activist sees climate change as a spiritual issue
By Peter Smith
The Courier-Journal
June 29, 2013
http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130628/COLUMNISTS22/306280094/

American evangelicals and global warming
By N. Smith & A. Leiserowitz
Global Environmental Change
May 28, 2013
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2013.04.001

Move Our Money, Protect Our Planet: God, Earth, & Strategy
By Rabbi Arthur Waskow
The Shalom Center
May 23, 2013
https://theshalomcenter.org/content/move-our-money-protect-our-planet-god-earth-strategy

Natural disasters, climate change, and the ‘burn it all downers’
By Richard Cizik
The Washington Post
May 21, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/on-faith/wp/2013/05/21/natural-disasters-climate-change-and-the-burn-it-all-downers/

For God So Loved the World
By Rose Marie Berger
Sojourners Magazine
May 2013
http://sojo.net/magazine/2013/05/god-so-loved-world

The Gathering Storm
By Janelle Tupper
Sojourners Magazine
May 2013
http://sojo.net/magazine/2013/05/gathering-storm

No Time for Arm-Chair Activists
By Julie Polter
Sojourners Magazine
May 2013
http://sojo.net/magazine/2013/05/no-time-arm-chair-activists

Feeding our Imagination
By Mallory McDuff
Sojourners Magazine
May 2013
http://sojo.net/magazine/2013/05/feeding-our-imagination

Hinduism and Climate Change
By Makarand Paranjape
Meeting Rivers Series - 39
April 2013
http://fore.research.yale.edu/news/item/hinduism-and-climate-change/

Solar Panels Rare Amid the Steeples
By Kate Galbraith
March 6, 2013
New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/07/business/energy-environment/07iht-green07.html?emc=tnt&tntemail1=y&_r=1&

How Green Was the ‘Green Pope’?
By Daniel Stone
National Geographic News
February 28, 2013
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/02/130228-environmental-pope-green-efficiency-vatican-city/

God and climate change
By Robert H. Nelson
USA Today
February 14, 2013
http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2013/02/13/god-and-climate-change-column/1917975/

On Climate Change, Americans May Trust Politics Above Preachers
By Liz Halloran
NPR
January 28, 2013
http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2013/01/28/170484601/on-climate-change-americans-may-trust-politics-above-preachers

Climate Change Divestment Campaign Spreads to America's Churches
By Katherine Bagley
InsideClimate News
January 10, 2013
http://insideclimatenews.org/news/20130109/fossil-fuel-divestment-movement-climate-change-global-warming-bill-mckibben-american-churches-oil-coal-natural-gas

Faith and Climate Protection
Deutsche Welle, 2013
http://www.dw.de/top-stories/religion-and-climate-change/s-100334

A Spirit Earthly Enough: Toward a Philosophy for the Emerging Franciscan Earth Corps to Engage Youth in Climate Change Adaptation
By Brother Coyote (Gary Paul Nabhan, OEF, PhD.)
December 2012
http://fore.research.yale.edu/files/Nabhan-A_Spirit_Earthly_Enough.pdf

Some wish Islam would inform climate debate
Associated Press
December 1, 2012
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2012/12/01/muslims-islam-climate-environment/1738835/

Emerging Force on Climate Change: Religion, Ecology, Ethics, and Morality
By Lisa Palmer   
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
November 30, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/11/emerging-force-on-climate-change-religion-ecology-ethics-and-morality/

Ecobuddhism Interview with Susan Murphy Roshi: Minding the Earth
This-is-happening-but-it-can’t-be-happening
Ecological Buddhism, 2012
http://www.ecobuddhism.org/wisdom/interviews/smr_int1

Preachable Moments: Evangelical Christians and Climate Change
By Lisa Palmer
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
June 28, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/06/preachable-moments-evangelical-christians-and-climate-change/

Presbyterians and Climate Change
By Julie Halpert 
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
April 19, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/04/presbyterians-and-climate-change/

‘Green Muslims,’ Eco-Islam and Evolving Climate Change Consciousness
By John Wihbey 
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
April 11, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/04/green-muslims-eco-islam-and-evolving-climate-change-consciousness/

The United Church of Christ and Climate Change
By Christine Woodside 
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
April 5, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/04/the-united-church-of-christ-and-climate-change/

Baptists and Climate Change
By Sara Peach 
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
March 13, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/03/baptists-and-climate-change/

Episcopalians Confronting Climate Change
By Lisa Palmer 
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
March 6, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/03/episcopalians-confronting-climate-change/

Judaism and Climate Change
By Julie Halpert
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
February 29, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/02/judaism-and-climate-change/

The Catholic Church and Climate Change
By Bruce Lieberman
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
February 14, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/02/the-catholic-church-and-climate-change/

Nationwide Climate ‘Preach-In’ To Target Broad Faith-Group Congregations
By Bud Ward 
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
February 7, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/02/nationwide-preach-in-targets-broad-faith-group-congregations/

Loving the Least of These: Addressing a Changing Environment
By Dorothy Boorse; contributions from Leith Anderson, Ken Wilson, Christopher Shore, Thomas Ackerman, Galen Carey, and Jo Anne Lyon
National Association of Evangelicals, 2011
http://www.nae.net/lovingtheleastofthese



Books on Religion and Climate Change


Environmental and Climate Change in South and Southeast Asia: How are Local Cultures Coping?
Edited by Barbara Schuler
Brill, 2014
http://www.brill.com/products/book/environmental-and-climate-change-south-and-southeast-asia

Systematic Theology and Climate Change: Ecumenical Perspectives
Edited by Michael S. Northcott and Peter M. Scott
Routledge, 2014
http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415742795/

A Political Theology of Climate Change
By Michael S. Northcott
SPCK Publishing, 2014
http://www.spckpublishing.co.uk/shop/a-political-theology-of-climate-change/

The Anthropology of Climate Change: An Historical Reader
Edited by Michael R. Dove
Wiley-Blackwell, 2014
http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118383001.html

How the World’s Religions are Responding to Climate Change: Social Scientific Investigations
Edited by Robin Globus Veldman, Andrew Szasz, Randolph Haluza-DeLay
Routledge, 2013
http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415640343/

Climate Change - Cultural Change: Religious Responses and Responsibilities
Edited by Anne F. Elvey and David Gormley-O'Brien
Mosaic Resources, 2013
https://mosaicresources.com.au/titles/9781743240526

Between God & Green: How Evangelicals Are Cultivating a Middle Ground on Climate Change
By Katharine K. Wilkinson
Oxford University Press, 2012
http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/ReligionTheology/American/?view=usa&ci=9780199895885

Sacred Acts: How Churches are Working to Protect Earth's Climate
By Mallory McDuff
Foreword by Bill McKibben
New Society Publishers, 2012
http://www.newsociety.com/Books/S/Sacred-Acts

Religion in Environmental and Climate Change Suffering, Values, Lifestyles
Edited by Dieter Gerten and Sigurd Bergmann
Continuum, 2012
http://www.continuumbooks.com/books/detail.aspx?BookId=159045&SearchType=Basic

Confronting the Climate Crisis: Catholic Theological Perspectives
Edited by Jame Schaefer
Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 2011
http://www.marquette.edu/mupress/MST75Schaefer.shtml

Religion and Dangerous Environmental Change:
Transdisciplinary Perspectives on the Ethics of Climate and Sustainability
Edited by Sigurd Bergmann and Dieter Gerten
Studies in Religion and the Environment Vol. 2/Studien zur Religion und Umwelt Bd. 2
LIT Verlag, 2010
http://www.lit-verlag.de/isbn/3-643-10093-1

Why We Disagree About Climate Change: Understanding Controversy, Inaction and Opportunity
By Mike Hulme
Cambridge University Press, 2009
http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/economics/natural-resource-and-environmental-economics/why-we-disagree-about-climate-change-understanding-controversy-inaction-and-opportunity

A Buddhist Response to The Climate Emergency
Edited by John Stanley, David R. Loy, and Gyurme Dorje
Wisdom Publications, 2009
http://www.wisdompubs.org/book/buddhist-response-climate-emergency

Websites on Religion and Climate Change


Website for the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology
http://www.yale.edu/religionandecology

"Religion and Ecology Can the Climate Change?"
Daedalus Fall 2001
Edited by Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim
https://www.amacad.org/content/publications/publication.aspx?d=845

Yale Climate Change: Religion and Ethics
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/category/arts-humanities/

Religious Organizations Taking Action on Climate Change
by Elizabeth Allison (Excellent survey of current activities)
http://www.scribd.com/doc/51263816/Religious-Organizations-Taking-Action-on-Climate-Change

"Roles of religion and ethics in addressing climate change"
Paula Posas, University of Liverpool (Best overall survey)
Ethics of Science and Environmental Politics, Dec 10, 2007
http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/esep/v7/

“Global Climate Change: A Plea for Dialogue, Prudence and the Common Good”
US Catholic Bishops, 2001
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/environment/global-climate-change-a-plea-for-dialogue-prudence-and-the-common-good.cfm

“Southern Baptist Declaration on the Environment and Climate Change”
Southern Baptist Convention
http://baptistcreationcare.org/node/1

“Climate Change: An Evangelical Call to Action”
Signed by 124 Evangelical leaders 2006
http://www.npr.org/documents/2006/feb/evangelical/calltoaction.pdf

Interfaith Power and Light Campaign
http://www.theregenerationproject.org

“Religion, Science and the Environment”
Symposia convened by the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
http://www.rsesymposia.org

Faith Meets Science: Religious Views on Climate Change
A conference held at the University of Michigan, October 2007
http://michigantoday.umich.edu/2007/nov/faith.php

Interfaith Climate Summit, Upsalla, Sweden, Nov 28,29,2008
http://www.svenskakyrkan.se/default.aspx?id=583570

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