Some Christians are cutting carbon for Lent

February 27, 2018
By Diana Madson
Yale Climate Connections

Instead of giving up luxuries, they’re reducing pollution.

The weeks just before Easter are known as Lent. It’s a time when many Christians fast or give up luxuries. Now, some churches and faith groups are encouraging Christians to reduce activities that contribute to global warming.

Leah Wiste is director of outreach and advocacy at an organization called Michigan Interfaith Power and Light.