Convergence of religious group on fighting climate change.
Faith groups are increasingly playing a part in preventing climate change. Weather through the concept of 'creation care' or in terms of the more anthropocentric concept of climate justice.
A recent article on Trehugger finds that Muslims and Christians are already working on climate change and in fact this is a truly grass roots movement.
"Muslim and Christian youth living in the US have found common interest in protecting the environment. According to Eboo Patel, founder of the Interfaith Youth Core, a non-profit dedicated to building a pluralistic society through cooperation between people of all religious backgrounds, as he recently traveled the country visiting college campuses on behalf of his organization after meeting and speaking with the Rev. Richard Cizik, vice-president of the National Association of Evangelicals and a well-known proponent of creation-care, he found that often there were groups of students already organizing Earth Day events with both Muslims and Evangelical youth working side by side to lead the way."
Jews are also participating in the fight, under the rubric of climate justice.
" Justice for poor people who will be most severely impacted by changing weather and rising seas and who have the least capacity to adapt.
Justice for future generations who will inherit an unstable climate and potentially catastrophic rises in sea level, migration of tropical diseases, and disrupted agricultural production.
Justice for all of creation that is threatened by climate change."
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