WASHINGTON (RNS) I have started the process of divesting my retirement fund and other savings from fossil fuel companies. Will it make a “Big Oil” company close its doors? No, but it is an opportunity for me to live out my values and witness to my deepest beliefs.
Articles tagged “environment”
WASHINGTON (RNS) More than 100,000 “pro-life” evangelicals support the EPA’s plan to limit carbon pollution, citing concerns about children’s health and changes to the environment.
(RNS) “We have sinned, and we see this divestment as an act of repentance for Union,” Union President Serene Jones says. “Climate change poses a catastrophic threat. As stewards of God’s creation, we simply must act to stop this sin.”
(RNS) Although often reluctant to get on board, African-American churches are being encouraged to be more involved in environmental issues from conservation to advocacy.
Environmental concerns prompt the Sisters of Loretto to oppose a company from building a gas pipeline through their land in Kentucky.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Across the country in the past decade, hundreds of houses of worship have started composting, relating it to theological concepts of resurrection and stewardship.
WARSAW, Poland (RNS) The Warsaw U.N. climate talks includes wider participation from faith-based groups, in part because climate change now touches on issues of poverty alleviation, development, forced emigration, as well as stewardship of the planet.
(RNS) Ellen Davis’ work makes the case that Christian theologians have for too long focused narrowly on the spiritual component of Scripture and in the process have overlooked the Bible’s material concerns.
BREVARD, N.C. (RNS) “The Christianity I grew up with was about a personal relationship with Jesus,” says Fred Bahnson, a godfather of the church garden movement. “Our care for the Earth never seemed to enter the conversation.”