Delaware: Delaware Public Media – Organization seeks to promote green values through faith communities

Dec 5, 2014 | In the News, State Press Clips

As public awareness of climate change and the changing environment grows, it’s likely you’ve heard recently in the media or from a co-worker or family member that you should be taking steps to reduce your personal carbon footprint, but it’s not easy for everybody. This year, Delaware was ranked the fifteenth most energy efficient state in the country, according to personal finance social network WalletHub–however, when it comes to home-related energy efficiency, the state ranks much lower, at 31. One organization, called Delaware Interfaith Power and Light, is taking a different approach to make the state more energy efficient — by communicating environmental values through Delaware’s faith communities. Delaware Public Media science reporter Eli Chen hit the road to observe how Delaware Interfaith Power and Light and its partner organizations are making connections in local congregations. Keep reading…

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