Grid: Opposition to fracking — and other new fossil fuel infrastructure — is a moral imperative

Jun 9, 2016 | In the News, IPL News Highlights, State Press Clips, What's New

June 02, 2016
Rev. Cheryl Pyrch and Rabbi Malkah Binah Klein

For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope.” JEREMIAH 29:11

A low-level but corrosive despair and cynicism pervades our common life. We see it across the political spectrum, from politicians and CEOs who deny climate change, to ordinary folks who acknowledge the science but who feel too overwhelmed to do more than change lightbulbs. This despair is understandable. Predictions of ecological collapse are frightening. Moving to a new energy future is daunting, and it seems to move further out of reach with each presidential campaign speech. It’s tempting to believe half-measures and incremental change will be enough. Read more

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