Environmental Racism

Environmental Racism

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July 3, 2019

One year ago, thousands of Episcopalians gathered in Austin, Texas for the 79th General Convention. Since that time, the Office of Government Relations (OGR) has continued its work representing The Episcopal Church’s official policies to Congress and the Administration. We are eager to share a...

March 6, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican primates of Oceania, who have been meeting in Australia, have warned of the threat to their region from climate change. In a joint statement, the five primates said: “We agreed that as whole nations of ocean people lose their island homes, climate...

September 27, 2016

By: Office of Government Relations

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry urges Episcopalians to “join the people of Standing Rock, [recognizing] that their stand is one that joins the fight for racial justice and reconciliation with climate justice and caring for God’s creation as a matter of stewardship.” Learn how you can advocate...

September 18, 2016

By: Mary Frances Schjonberg

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver discusses the city’s water crisis during a Sept. 17 briefing at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Diocese of Eastern Michigan Bishop Todd Ousley, far right, and the Rev. Dan Scheid, St. Paul’s rector, organized the briefing as the first stop on a tour of Episcopal Church...

September 6, 2016

By: David Paulsen

[Episcopal News Service] The recent protests of an oil pipeline in North Dakota have thrust the Standing Rock Sioux Nation, and many of its members who are Episcopalians, into the national spotlight. But for the several Episcopal congregations on Native American reservations in North Dakota,...

April 7, 2016

 

[Episcopal News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby met 50 young Anglicans from across southern Africa to discuss the environment and discipleship at a youth conference in Lusaka, Zambia, ahead of the Anglican Consultative Council meeting.

An ACNS article about...

October 19, 2011

Araides Duarte da Luz creció en una familia de obreros migrantes, que vivían dondequiera que alguien les ofrecía un lugar. Su esposa, Marilene Hammel, se crió en una finca que su familia se vio obligada a vender durante la "revolución verde" de Brasil. En la actualidad, ellos viven con sus...

October 18, 2011

Editor's note: A Portuguese translation of this article follows the English version and a Spanish translation is available here. Click here for an image gallery.

Araides Duarte da Luz grew up in a migrant-worker family, living wherever anyone offered them a place. His wife, Marilene...

June 9, 2011

World leaders must set binding targets for phasing out fossil fuels and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions to less than one degree centigrade as a measure of slowing down global warming, African faith leaders have said.

The leaders, meeting under the auspices of the All Africa...

December 10, 2009

Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa has told President Jacob Zuma that he is well placed to speak out on issues of ecological debt and eco-justice at the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. In a statement released Dec. 10, Makgoba said he had...

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