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Religious Leaders Condemn Trump’s Withdrawal from the Paris Agreement

President Trump’s announcement on June 1, 2017 that he will withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement has inspired a diverse chorus of condemnation from religious leaders and organizations in the U.S. and across the globe. If your tradition or denomination has issued a statement that you don’t see listed below, please let us know. And if your tradition or denomination has not yet released a statement, ask your leaders to do so—and send them this page of religious statements for inspiration!

COP21Religious Statements Condemning U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Agreement

But wait…there’s more! Religious Statements in Support of Paris Agreement and/or Climate Action

BETHLEHEM — Spiritual Ecology: Climate Change and Our Faith Duty

17880490_1894448924106462_3972661438990387703_oPlease join us during Faith Climate Action Week for this very important program titled “Spiritual Ecology: Climate Change & Our Faith Duty for a Clean Earth” featuring Shaykh Walead Mosaad, Brother Al-Sharif Nassef, Sakina Collective and CAIR Philadelphia, and Rabbi Daniel Swartz, Board President of PA Interfaith Power & Light.
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This program, brought to you by CAIR Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light, Green Muslims and Sakina Collective, will be held at Respect Graduate School on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8 PM. This program is free and light refreshments will be served.

Go to the full list of CAIR-Philadelphia events for Faith Climate Action Week.

TROOPER—Spiritual Ecology: Climate Change and our Faith Duty

17973493_10154430144238309_4672614084391725031_oIt’s Faith Climate Action Week. CAIR-Philadelphia invites all members of the Muslim community throughout the Delaware Valley, in tandem with sisters and brothers of all faiths to be part of a global solution to the greatest challenge facing humanity on God’s great earth: climate change (and humanity’s own greed and waste).  Brother Al-Sharif Nassef (CAIR) and the Al-SharifNassefAlison Cornish (PA IPL) are featured speakers.

 

This earth day weekend, join us to learn what Islam teaches about the environment, living with a green-conscience, and what we must do to prevent global catastrophes resulting from climate change.  See CAIR-Philadelphia’s full list of Faith Climate Action Week events.

Also, we’re excited to announce that Muslim-Americans have been asked to lead the Interfaith Contingent at the People’s Climate March on Washington. Be sure to reserve your seat online  (or by leaving a voicemail at (267-515-6713) on CAIR’s bus to the march for an inspiring and historic Saturday.

PHILLY— Spiritual Ecology: Climate Change and our Faith Duty

17972229_10154430149633309_955987895608936910_oIt’s Faith Climate Action Week!  CAIR-Philadelphia invites all members of the Muslim community throughout the Delaware Valley, in tandem with sisters and brothers of all faiths to be part of a global solution to the greatest challenge facing humanity on God’s great earth: climate change (and humanity’s own greed and waste).

Alison CornishPA IPL Executive Director Rev. Alison Cornish is one of the speakers.

This earth day weekend, join us to learn what Islam teaches about the environment, living with a green-conscience, and what we must do to prevent global catastrophes resulting from climate change.  Faith Climate Action Week CAIR event series.

Also, we’re excited to announce that Muslim-Americans have been asked to lead the Interfaith Contingent in the People’s Climate March on Washington. Be sure to reserve your seat online  (or by leaving a voicemail at (267-515-6713) on CAIR’s bus to the march for an inspiring and historic Saturday.

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Thanks to Hope for Creation, Australia, for permission to repost.  Hope for Creation is a Christian organization, but people of all Abrahamic traditions share the scripture that is the basis of this piece.  The excellent links are also curated by HfC.

Imagine being told that you must live within limits.

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Imagine hearing God’s voice saying that you may not consume every last resource in the garden, no matter how attractive, now matter how wonderful its rewards. They are there to be enjoyed, but there are limits.

“You may freely eat of every tree of the garden; but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat.”

Imagine prizing your freedom and your capacity to scoff at limits above obedience. Continue reading