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Category: climate change


The Limits of Religion and How It Informs the Religious Response to Climate Change

Part of addressing climate change is the technical challenges. The methods of science and engineering have proven themselves to be far more capable in providing probable solutions to climate change than religion. The sacred foundational texts and the subsequent holy…

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“They won’t fool us again!”

Jewish wisdom often has a peculiar slant of viewing the world that is out of sync with mainstream media and punditry. The joke, which is not particularly funny, runs like this: A man comes running to his rabbi exclaiming that…

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Who to Blame?

The time has passed when we should have been naming names. Give a shout out Rolling Stone magazine who has made the effort. You can read the article here.

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March 2020 update

The Coronavirus pandemic is upon us. Those of us who are invested in the fight to save the planet from climate change are in a most peculiar position of action/no action. Carbon pollution across the globe has plummeted as entire…

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Solutions!

Confused as to what we need to do to solve climate change? Welcome to the club. MIT has a new interactive website that lays out all the pieces of the climate puzzle on one screen. Move the slides and see…

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Why Advocacy?

Why are Jews being asked to organize on climate change? What is the strategy that community and national organizers are using? Is it working? Click here to read the article.

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“The Ask” for Your City Government

New York City has issued a mandate that is unprecedented in the United States. All buildings are required to lower their greenhouse gas emissions. The details are in the mayor’s press release. What the NYC mandate demonstrates is first, the…

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Climate Change and Human Rights

This opinion piece does a good job linking climate change to human rights. Read through it for sermon ideas and introductory reflections at committee meetings.

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The Animals of the Serengeti

You are viewing an iconic photo that I snapped with my little point-and-shoot camera as I took during a “happy stop” at the main gate at Serengeti National Park. While people come from around the world to snap pictures of…

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The Question of Australia

Australia is a burnt husk of itself as devasting fires have devoured millions of acres and killed up to one billion animals. The smoke from the fires have traveled around the globe and back again to choke the southern continent….

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