Category Archives: Environment

Climate Change Threatening Pennsylvania Wildlife

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-05/climate-change-air-quality/climate-change-threatening-pennsylvania-wildlife/a50231-2 February 5, 2016 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania’s state tree, state fish and state bird could disappear from the commonwealth altogether by the end of this … Continue reading

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Lenten Carbon Fast

Please consider receiving a daily email  message of ways to put less carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. It is called the Ecumenical Lenten Carbon Fast. It comes from the New England Environmental Ministries, by way of the Massachusetts Conference of … Continue reading

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MORALtorium Event to Call for Moratorium on New Fracking—March 21, Harrisburg

Please mark your calendars! We have confirmed the reservation of the Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg for a Press Conference, Rally and Lobby Day for Monday, March 21 at 11:00 am.  Our ask: a MORALtorium on permits for any new wells … Continue reading

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Stop Extreme Energy Film Fest—February 13, Carlisle

From Clean Water Action (http://www.cleanwateraction.org/): Show your love for clean energy this Valentine’s weekend! Join us for the Stop Extreme Energy Film Fest on Saturday, February 13th at Dickinson College. RSVP here to attend! Attend the film fest to watch groundbreaking films … Continue reading

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Faith Climate Action Week—April 15-24, National

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): Have you heard? The Preach-In on Global Warming is going to be better than ever this year! Expanded and re-named Faith Climate Action Week, it will encompass nine days in April surrounding Earth Day. … Continue reading

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Urge the EPA to Set Strong Standards for Methane Pollution

From the Clean Air Council (http://www.cleanair.org/): Methane pollution is to blame for a quarter of man-made climate change. Pennsylvania is leading the way to enact methane pollution standards for new and existing sources, but we also need national standards to … Continue reading

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Run for Clean Air—April 16, Philadelphia

From the Clean Air Council (http://www.cleanair.org/): For the past 35 years, Clean Air Council has held the Run for Clean Air in Philadelphia to celebrate Earth Day.  Located on the beautiful banks of the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, the Run … Continue reading

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Climate Disruption is a Moral Issue: Interfaith Climate Advocacy Training—February 15, Allentown

From Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Light (http://www.paipl.org): February 15, 2015 (Presidents’ Day), 9:00am to 4:30pm Hosted by the NE PA Lutheran Center , 2354 Grove Rd., Allentown, PA 18109 A day of preparation for people of all faiths Learn how to speak with … Continue reading

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Some Environmental Educational Resources to Inspire You

If you could move the needle on one environmental issue, what would it be?  Consider the following short list of study guides and books, most written from a religious perspective for a reader of faith.  Among them you may find … Continue reading

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‘Nail in the Coffin’: Obama to Halt New Coal Mining Leases on Public Lands

Posted at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/01/15/nail-coffin-obama-halt-new-coal-mining-leases-public-lands Published on Friday, January 15, 2016 by Common Dreams “The only safe place for coal in the 21st century is deep underground—these reforms will help keep more of it there.” By Nadia Prupis, staff writer Rigs at … Continue reading

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