NC Faith Leaders See Climate, COVID-19 as Moral Issues

Apr 23, 2020 | In the News, State Press Clips, What's New

Published on April 22, 2020 by Nadia Ramlagan, Public News Service – NC

RALEIGH, N.C. — On Earth Day, faith leaders are reflecting on how they believe climate change and the coronavirus crisis will change humanity.

Susannah Tuttle directs Interfaith Power and Light, a North Carolina Council of Churches program that works with congregations to promote renewable energy and raise awareness about the climate crisis. The group celebrates its 85th anniversary this year.

Racial and economic inequities are amplified as communities face hurricanes, drought and other effects of climate change, Tuttle said, “and, as a moral imperative, we must be making the connections of the COVID-19 pandemic to our shared global climate emergency.” Read more here

 

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