Category Archives: Environment

Earth Day Resource—and a Little More

From Creation Justice Ministries (http://www.creationjustice.org/): Every year, Creation Justice Ministries releases a free Christian education resource before Earth Day (April 22). Download it at http://action.creationjustice.org/p/salsa/web/common/public/signup?signup_page_KEY=9683. Today marks the beginning of Earth Month, and the Creation Justice community is focusing on … Continue reading

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Urge the Senate to Pass the Drinking Water Safety and Infrastructure Act

From the Coalition on Human Needs (http://www.chn.org): Lana, a single mother with three children, discovered that her one-year old twins tested positive for lead poisoning, and left her contaminated Holyoke, MA apartment, becoming homeless for three months. She got help … Continue reading

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Climate and Clean Energy Lobby Day—June 14, Harrisburg

From PennEnvironment (http://www.pennenvironment.org): Every day, polluters walk the halls of Pennsylvania’s Capitol, pushing our elected officials to continue our dependence on destructive fossil fuels. In just the last year, they’ve used sneaky tactics to undermine renewable energy initiatives and a … Continue reading

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Urge President Obama to Sign the Paris Climate Agreement

At December’s Paris Climate Conference, delegates from 196 nations came together to recognize the reality of climate change and agree to finally take action. This historic agreement marks a big step toward protecting our planet from the devastating effects of … Continue reading

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Sign Petition to Take Oil Drilling in Arctic Off the Table

From the Alaska Wilderness League (http://www.alaskawild.org): Twenty-seven years ago, oil from the Exxon Valdez tanker contaminated 1,300 miles of shoreline in Prince William Sound in Alaska. Lives were ruined. The toll on wildlife, unfathomable. Now, we face the very real possibility of another … Continue reading

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Support High Quality Stream Designation for 207 Miles of PA Streams

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org): Recently, the PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) proposed designating 207 miles of streams in the Delaware, Susquehanna, and Ohio River basins as High Quality (HQ). The HQ designation would help these waters avoid degradation from future … Continue reading

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Urge World Leaders to Sign/Ratify Paris Agreement; Sign the Interfaith Climate Statement

In 30 days, we’ve got an incredible opportunity in the fight against climate change. World leaders are being invited to a special signing ceremony for the Paris Climate Agreement in New York on April 22 – Earth Day. Right now the … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency in Pennsylvania: Cutting Energy Costs, Combating Climate Change, and Creating Jobs

Posted at http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/mszybist/energy_efficiency_easing_penns.html By: Mark Szybist Published: March 14, 2016 An unusual coalition of businesses and efficiency-minded groups, including NRDC, has written to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf urging him to take steps to ramp up efficiency investments to cut pollution and continue to … Continue reading

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EQAT, POWER Join to Push PECO to Shift Purchasing Solar Power from Local Sources

From POWER (http://www.powerphiladelphia.org/): After 10 months of negotiations with power company executives at PECO (formerly the Philadelphia Electric Company), Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) has joined forces with Philadelphians Organized to Witness, Empower and Rebuild (POWER) in a campaign to … Continue reading

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Huge Victory for American Consumers: Senate Rejects DARK Act

Posted at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/03/16/huge-victory-american-consumers-senate-rejects-dark-act Published on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 by Common Dreams Senate bill would have made GMO labeling voluntary despite widespread opposition By Nadia Prupis, staff writer Opponents warn that the DARK Act would do nothing to support consumers … Continue reading

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