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Jan 03, 2018

Start 2018 by speaking up for God’s creation

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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt recently announced a plan to roll back the Clean Power Plan – our nation’s most comprehensive plan to date for tackling carbon emissions from power plants – with few concrete details for a plan that will replace it. Meanwhile, climate change continues to fuel more severe and destructive extreme weather events that threaten God’s creation, our loved ones, and our neighbors down the street and across the globe. This is absolutely unacceptable.

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Dec 20, 2017

Y.E.C.A. Rejects Exploitation of Arctic in Tax Bill

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DECEMBER 20, 2017 | WASHINGTON, D.C.—Moments ago, the U.S. House and Senate sent the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to President Trump’s desk, marking the largest overhaul of the U.S. tax system in decades. Tucked away inside the 500+ page bill, however, is a little-known provision that will not only authorize, but require the sale of leases within the next 10 years to the oil and gas industry in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, or ANWR.

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Dec 08, 2017

COP 23 Wrap Up Webinar

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COP 23 has come and gone, but the work of climate advocacy still remains!

The Together for Faithful Climate Action at COP 23 team recently hosted a webinar called The Good, the Bad, the New, and You!

The team that was on the ground discussed the highlights (and lowlights) of the conference, some of the most important outcomes, and how you can get plugged into the process moving forward to ensure that the U.S. and Canadian commitments under the Paris Agreement are met and exceeded in the years to come.

Check out the full webinar below!

 

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Dec 04, 2017

Following Jesus Requires Climate Action

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As countries from around the world converged on Bonn, Germany last month to discuss the global response to climate change, evangelical Christians were among them. Representing congregations, college campuses, and denominations from across the U.S., we came with a simple message for negotiators, citizens, and vulnerable front line communities alike: we stand with you.

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Nov 17, 2017

Last Day at COP 23

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From the desk of Karri Munn-Venn at Citizens for Public Justice.

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Nov 16, 2017

COP 23: Day 10

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From the desk of Kyle Meyaard-Schaap at Y.E.C.A.

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Nov 15, 2017

COP 23: Day 9

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From the desk of Kris Van Engen at CRC Climate Witness Project.

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Nov 14, 2017

COP 23: Day 8

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From the desk of Karri Munn-Venn at Citizens for Public Justice.

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Nov 13, 2017

Week 2 Begins at COP 23

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From the desk of Brian Webb at Climate Caretakers.

“Much is required from the person to whom much is given; much more is required from the person to whom much more is given.” (Luke 12:48b GNTD)

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Nov 11, 2017

Cop 23: Day 6

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From the desk of Lowell Bliss at Eden Vigil.

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