Religious Groups Push for Action on Climate
its effects on those least able to adapt.
said Katie Paris,
communications director, Faith in Public Life. How are religious groups
reshaping that stewardship? "Those who are hurt most and worst should not be
helped the least and last," Paris said.
the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, launched the Day Six campaign to
compel the U.S. Senate to pass a comprehensive energy bill with dedicated
funding for developing nations struggling to adapt to flooding, droughts, and
other effects of global warming.
be working very hard to increase the funding from what it is in the [House]
bill," said Reverend Jim Ball, senior director of the climate campaign for the
Evangelical Environmental Network. "We're asking him to be a leader."
endeavors to highlight the ethical responsibility to regulate carbon pollution
and mitigate its worst effects-and the need to support those who do.
who are going to lead on morally important things," Ball said.