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These Inspiring Faith Leaders Have A Message For The UN’s Climate Summit
By Antonia Blumberg
Huffington Post
September 22, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/22/faith-leaders-un-climate-summit_n_5861754.html

Green Spirit vs Climate Change: ‘All Together’ Podcast Hosted By Rev. Paul Raushenbush
Huffington Post
September 19, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/19/religion-climate-change-_n_5850582.html?utm_hp_ref=religion

Religion and climate change -- Competing to save the earth
By B.C.
The Economist
September 19, 2014
http://www.economist.com/blogs/erasmus/2014/09/religion-and-climate-change

Church of England Joins World's Leading Institutional Investors to Call For Carbon Pricing and Ambitious Global Climate Deal
Targeted News Service
September 18, 2014
http://insurancenewsnet.com/oarticle/2014/09/19/church-oof-england-joins-worlds-leading-institutional-investors-to-call-for-car-a-557523.html

An Appeal from Science Leaders to Religious Leaders on Environmental Protection
By Robert Monroe
Scripps
September 18, 2014
https://scripps.ucsd.edu/news/appeal-science-leaders-religious-leaders-environmental-protection?hash=2692c6fd7e627bd1543bebaffe375a12

Q&A: One Baptist Minister's Long, Careful Road to Climate Activism
By Katherine Bagley
InsideClimate News
September 18, 2014
http://insideclimatenews.org/news/20140918/qa-one-baptist-ministers-long-careful-road-climate-activism

Religious Groups To Demand Action On Environment At People's Climate March
By Antonia Blumberg
Huffington Post
September 16, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/16/religious-groups-peoples-climate-march_n_5823266.html?ir=Green

Why climate change concerns pro-life Christians
By Tom Krattenmaker
USA Today
September 8, 2014
http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2014/09/08/climate-change-pro-life-issue-environment-religion-column/15304831/

Faith groups bring ethical voice to UN Climate Summit
By Stephen Bede Scharper
The Star
September 7, 2014
http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2014/09/07/faith_groups_bring_ethical_voice_to_un_climate_summit_scharper.html

Churches at the Frontline of Climate Action
By Melanie Mattauch
Inter Press Service
August 20, 2014
http://www.ipsnews.net/2014/08/churches-at-the-frontline-of-climate-action/

Swimming Against the Rising Tide
Secular Climate-Change Activists Can Learn From Evangelical Christians
By Kristin Dombek
New York Times
August 9, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/10/opinion/sunday/secular-climate-change-activists-can-learn-from-evangelical-christians.html?emc=edit_tnt_20140809&nlid=1099394&tntemail0=y&_r=1

New Theology Review

Section on “Climate, Creation, Common Good”
Vol 26, No 2 (2014)
http://newtheologyreview.org/index.php/ntr/issue/view/69

Competing Narratives on Climate
Carbon Rangers/Ecozoic Times
Vol. 7, No. 6
July-August 2014
http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/?u=5dd06f3cbb86536df56de4a9d&id=7e37f135ae&e=3747af2f7e

Religious Conservatives Embrace Pollution Fight
By Theodore Schleifer
New York Times
July 30, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/31/us/religious-conservatives-embrace-proposed-epa-rules.html?_r=1

Group Representing Half A Billion Christians Says It Will No Longer Support Fossil Fuels
By Emily Atkin
Climate Progress
July 11, 2014
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/07/11/3459111/wcc-christians-divests/

University of Dayton Divests
June 23, 2014
http://www.udayton.edu/news/articles/2014/06/dayton_divests_fossil_fuels.php

When Global Warming Kills Your God
By Adam Weymouth
The Atlantic
June 3, 2014
http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/06/when-global-warming-kills-your-god/372015/

Catholic Climate Covenant Encouraged by EPA Action, Much More Needed
Catholic Climate Covenant
June 1, 2014
http://catholicclimatecovenant.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Catholic-Climate-Covenant-press-release-on-carbon-standards-FINAL.pdf

U.S. Bishops Urge Action on Carbon Pollution To Stem Climate Change
United States Conference of Bishops
May 29, 2014
http://www.usccb.org/news/2014/14-094.cfm

Come Into the Madang: World Council of Churches and Climate Justice
By Grace Ji-Sun Kim
Huffington Post
May 27, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/grace-jisun-kim/come-into-the-madang-worl_b_5383555.html#es_share_ended

Brighthelm URC becomes the first UK church congregation to disinvest from fossil fuels
Ekklesia
May 23, 2014
http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/20513

New Theology Review Special Issue on Climate Change
Vol 26, No 2 (2014)
http://newtheologyreview.org/index.php/ntr/issue/view/69

Climate change is church's No. 1 pro-life issue
National Catholic Reporter
May 20, 2014
http://ncronline.org/blogs/eco-catholic/editorial-climate-change-churchs-no-1-pro-life-issue

Advocacy and Action on Climate Change: World Council of Churches
By Grace Ji-Sun Kim and Guillermo Kerber
Huffington Post
May 19, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/grace-jisun-kim/climate-change-advocacy_b_5344044.html

Environmental Injustice and Economic Issues: WCC's Working Group on Climate Change
By Grace Ji-Sun Kim
Huffington Post
May 13, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/grace-jisun-kim/environmental-injustice-a_b_5315120.html

Pope Francis wants to save the planet
By Michael Trimmer
Christian Today
May 9, 2014
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/pope.francis.wants.to.save.the.planet/37321.htm

UN to back Pope Francis statement on ‘human ecology’
By Sophie Yeo
Responding to Climate Change (RTCC)
May 8, 2014
http://www.rtcc.org/2014/05/08/un-to-back-pope-francis-statement-on-human-ecology/

Interfaith leaders launch Blessed Tomorrow to catalyze people of faith on climate change
PR Newswire
May 7, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/07/blessed-tmrw-launch-idUSnPn4fkVQ9+86+PRN20140507

Faith leaders need to find their voice on climate change
By Christiana Figueres
The Guardian
May 7, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/may/07/faith-leaders-voice-climate-change

Can a Pope Help Sustain Humanity and Ecology?
By Andrew C. Revkin
Dot Earth
May 6, 2014
http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/05/06/can-a-pope-help-sustain-humanity-and-ecology/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_php=true&_type=blogs&_php=true&_type=blogs&src=rechp&_r=2

HASC lauds the White House on Unveiling Dire Warning - Climate Change Is Here
Action Needed Now - EcoDharmic Justice!
Hindu American Seva Communities Press Release
May 6, 2014
http://fore.research.yale.edu/news/item/hasc-lauds-the-white-house-on-unveiling-dire-warning-climate-change-is-here/

Why Should Evangelical Christians Care About Climate Change?
By Chris Mooney
Slate
May 3, 2014
http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/climate_desk/2014/05/conservative_christians_and_climate_change_five_arguments_for_why_one_should.html

Getting Out of Oil
By Doug Demeo
America: The National Catholic Review
April 21, 2014
http://americamagazine.org/issue/getting-out-oil

Archbishop of Wales: Fundamental action needed to combat climate change
By Aled Blake
Wales Online
April 20, 2014
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/archbishop-wales-fundamental-action-needed-7010852

Pope Francis urged to back fossil fuel divestment campaign
By Graham Readfearn
The Guardian
April 16, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/apr/16/pope-francis-back-fossil-fuel-divestment-campaign-religions-groups

Young people seek an earth restored
By Emily Wirzba
Faith and Leadership
April 8, 2014
http://www.faithandleadership.com/content/emily-wirzba-young-people-seek-earth-restored?page=full

Giving up carbon for Lent
By Joshua Eaton
Faith and Leadership
April 8, 2014
http://www.faithandleadership.com/features/articles/giving-carbon-for-lent?page=full&print=true

Climate Change Threats To 'The Least Of These' Compel Evangelical Christians To Act
By Lynne Peeples
Huffington Post
April 5, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/05/climate-change-evangelicals-poverty-health_n_5088537.html

Evangelicals Organize 'Day of Prayer,' Call for Action on Climate Change
By Alan Neuhauser
USA Today
April 4, 2014
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2014/04/03/evangelicals-organize-day-of-prayer-call-for-action-on-climate-change

Former archbishop of Canterbury reveals global climate change fears
The Guardian
March 30, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/mar/30/archbishop-canterbury-rowan-williams-climate-change-fears/print

Fossil Free PC(USA) divestment movement gains momentum
By Leslie Scanlon
The Presbyterian Outlook
February 18, 2014
http://www.pres-outlook.com/about-outlook2.html

Church of England vows to fight ‘great demon’ of climate change
By Sam Jones
The Guardian
February 12, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/12/church-climate-change-investment-great-demon-flooding

Operation Noah welcomes CoE Synod decision to act on climate change
Independent Catholic News
February 12, 2014
http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=24150

8 Tribes That Are Way Ahead of the Climate-Adaptation Curve
By Terri Hansen
Indian Country Today Media Network
October 15, 2013
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/10/15/8-tribes-are-way-ahead-climate-adaptation-curve-151763#.Ul8F2cYpLbI.email

Christianity and climate change: the relationship between God and green
By Adam Corner
The Guardian
September 11, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/blog/christianity-climate-change-sceptics-god-green

An Appeal To Those Concerned But Not Yet Alarmed About Climate Change
By GeorgeH
LDS Earth Stewardship
August 14, 2013
http://ldsearthstewardship.org/2013/08/an-appeal-to-those-concerned-but-not-yet-alarmed-about-climate-change/

‘Blessing the facts,’ evangelical scientists urge Congress to reduce carbon emissions
By Coleen Jose
Environmental & Energy Daily
July 15, 2013
http://www.eenews.net/stories/1059984347/print

CoE to debate disinvestment from fossil fuels
Independent Catholic News
July 5, 2013
http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=22894

Church Dropping Fossil Fuel Investments
By The Associated Press
New York Times
July 3, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/04/us/church-dropping-fossil-fuel-investments.html?_r=0

United Church of Christ to become first U.S. denomination to move toward divestment from fossil fuel
By Micki Carter
United Church of Christ
July 1, 2013
http://www.ucc.org/news/GS2013-fossil-fuel-divestment-vote.html

Activist sees climate change as a spiritual issue
By Peter Smith
The Courier-Journal
June 29, 2013
http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130628/COLUMNISTS22/306280094/

American evangelicals and global warming
By N. Smith & A. Leiserowitz
Global Environmental Change
May 28, 2013
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2013.04.001

Move Our Money, Protect Our Planet: God, Earth, & Strategy
By Rabbi Arthur Waskow
The Shalom Center
May 23, 2013
https://theshalomcenter.org/content/move-our-money-protect-our-planet-god-earth-strategy

Natural disasters, climate change, and the ‘burn it all downers’
By Richard Cizik
The Washington Post
May 21, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/on-faith/wp/2013/05/21/natural-disasters-climate-change-and-the-burn-it-all-downers/

For God So Loved the World
By Rose Marie Berger
Sojourners Magazine
May 2013
http://sojo.net/magazine/2013/05/god-so-loved-world

The Gathering Storm
By Janelle Tupper
Sojourners Magazine
May 2013
http://sojo.net/magazine/2013/05/gathering-storm

No Time for Arm-Chair Activists
By Julie Polter
Sojourners Magazine
May 2013
http://sojo.net/magazine/2013/05/no-time-arm-chair-activists

Feeding our Imagination
By Mallory McDuff
Sojourners Magazine
May 2013
http://sojo.net/magazine/2013/05/feeding-our-imagination

Hinduism and Climate Change
By Makarand Paranjape
Meeting Rivers Series - 39
April 2013
http://fore.research.yale.edu/news/item/hinduism-and-climate-change/

Solar Panels Rare Amid the Steeples
By Kate Galbraith
March 6, 2013
New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/07/business/energy-environment/07iht-green07.html?emc=tnt&tntemail1=y&_r=1&

God and climate change
By Robert H. Nelson
USA Today
February 14, 2013
http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2013/02/13/god-and-climate-change-column/1917975/

On Climate Change, Americans May Trust Politics Above Preachers
By Liz Halloran
NPR
January 28, 2013
http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2013/01/28/170484601/on-climate-change-americans-may-trust-politics-above-preachers

Climate Change Divestment Campaign Spreads to America's Churches
By Katherine Bagley
InsideClimate News
January 10, 2013
http://insideclimatenews.org/news/20130109/fossil-fuel-divestment-movement-climate-change-global-warming-bill-mckibben-american-churches-oil-coal-natural-gas

Faith and Climate Protection
Deutsche Welle, 2013
http://www.dw.de/top-stories/religion-and-climate-change/s-100334

A Spirit Earthly Enough: Toward a Philosophy for the Emerging Franciscan Earth Corps to Engage Youth in Climate Change Adaptation
By Brother Coyote (Gary Paul Nabhan, OEF, PhD.)
December 2012
http://fore.research.yale.edu/files/Nabhan-A_Spirit_Earthly_Enough.pdf

Some wish Islam would inform climate debate
Associated Press
December 1, 2012
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2012/12/01/muslims-islam-climate-environment/1738835/

Emerging Force on Climate Change: Religion, Ecology, Ethics, and Morality
By Lisa Palmer   
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
November 30, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/11/emerging-force-on-climate-change-religion-ecology-ethics-and-morality/

Preachable Moments: Evangelical Christians and Climate Change
By Lisa Palmer
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
June 28, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/06/preachable-moments-evangelical-christians-and-climate-change/

Presbyterians and Climate Change
By Julie Halpert 
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
April 19, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/04/presbyterians-and-climate-change/

‘Green Muslims,’ Eco-Islam and Evolving Climate Change Consciousness
By John Wihbey 
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
April 11, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/04/green-muslims-eco-islam-and-evolving-climate-change-consciousness/

The United Church of Christ and Climate Change
By Christine Woodside 
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
April 5, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/04/the-united-church-of-christ-and-climate-change/

Baptists and Climate Change
By Sara Peach 
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
March 13, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/03/baptists-and-climate-change/

Episcopalians Confronting Climate Change
By Lisa Palmer 
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
March 6, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/03/episcopalians-confronting-climate-change/

Judaism and Climate Change
By Julie Halpert
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
February 29, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/02/judaism-and-climate-change/

The Catholic Church and Climate Change
By Bruce Lieberman
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
February 14, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/02/the-catholic-church-and-climate-change/

Nationwide Climate ‘Preach-In’ To Target Broad Faith-Group Congregations
By Bud Ward 
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
February 7, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/02/nationwide-preach-in-targets-broad-faith-group-congregations/



Books on Religion and Climate Change


Environmental and Climate Change in South and Southeast Asia: How are Local Cultures Coping?
Edited by Barbara Schuler
Brill, 2014
http://www.brill.com/products/book/environmental-and-climate-change-south-and-southeast-asia

Systematic Theology and Climate Change: Ecumenical Perspectives
Edited by Michael S. Northcott and Peter M. Scott
Routledge, 2014
http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415742795/

A Political Theology of Climate Change
By Michael S. Northcott
SPCK Publishing, 2014
http://www.spckpublishing.co.uk/shop/a-political-theology-of-climate-change/

How the World’s Religions are Responding to Climate Change: Social Scientific Investigations
Edited by Robin Globus Veldman, Andrew Szasz, Randolph Haluza-DeLay
Routledge, 2013
http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415640343/

Climate Change - Cultural Change: Religious Responses and Responsibilities
Edited by Anne F. Elvey and David Gormley-O'Brien
Mosaic Resources, 2013
https://mosaicresources.com.au/titles/9781743240526

Between God & Green: How Evangelicals Are Cultivating a Middle Ground on Climate Change
By Katharine K. Wilkinson
Oxford University Press, 2012
http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/ReligionTheology/American/?view=usa&ci=9780199895885

Sacred Acts: How Churches are Working to Protect Earth's Climate
By Mallory McDuff
Foreword by Bill McKibben
New Society Publishers, 2012
http://www.newsociety.com/Books/S/Sacred-Acts

Religion in Environmental and Climate Change Suffering, Values, Lifestyles
Edited by Dieter Gerten and Sigurd Bergmann
Continuum, 2012
http://www.continuumbooks.com/books/detail.aspx?BookId=159045&SearchType=Basic

Confronting the Climate Crisis: Catholic Theological Perspectives
Edited by Jame Schaefer
Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 2011
http://www.marquette.edu/mupress/MST75Schaefer.shtml

Religion and Dangerous Environmental Change:
Transdisciplinary Perspectives on the Ethics of Climate and Sustainability
Edited by Sigurd Bergmann and Dieter Gerten
Studies in Religion and the Environment Vol. 2/Studien zur Religion und Umwelt Bd. 2
LIT Verlag, 2010
http://www.lit-verlag.de/isbn/3-643-10093-1


Websites on Religion and Climate Change


Website for the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology
http://www.yale.edu/religionandecology

"Religion and Ecology Can the Climate Change?"
Daedalus Fall 2001
Edited by Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim
https://www.amacad.org/content/publications/publication.aspx?d=845

Yale Climate Change: Religion and Ethics
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/category/arts-humanities/

Religious Organizations Taking Action on Climate Change
by Elizabeth Allison (Excellent survey of current activities)
http://www.scribd.com/doc/51263816/Religious-Organizations-Taking-Action-on-Climate-Change

"Roles of religion and ethics in addressing climate change"
Paula Posas, University of Liverpool (Best overall survey)
Ethics of Science and Environmental Politics, Dec 10, 2007
http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/esep/v7/

“Global Climate Change: A Plea for Dialogue, Prudence and the Common Good”
US Catholic Bishops, 2001
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/environment/global-climate-change-a-plea-for-dialogue-prudence-and-the-common-good.cfm

“Southern Baptist Declaration on the Environment and Climate Change”
Southern Baptist Convention
http://baptistcreationcare.org/node/1

“Climate Change: An Evangelical Call to Action”
Signed by 124 Evangelical leaders 2006
http://www.npr.org/documents/2006/feb/evangelical/calltoaction.pdf

Interfaith Power and Light Campaign
http://www.theregenerationproject.org

“Religion, Science and the Environment”
Symposia convened by the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
http://www.rsesymposia.org

Faith Meets Science: Religious Views on Climate Change
A conference held at the University of Michigan, October 2007
http://michigantoday.umich.edu/2007/nov/faith.php

Interfaith Climate Summit, Upsalla, Sweden, Nov 28,29,2008
http://www.svenskakyrkan.se/default.aspx?id=583570

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