FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 26, 2017
Interfaith Power & Light along with faith communities across the nation are demanding the U.S. stay in the Paris Agreement.
Today, almost 6000 people of faith, and members and supporters of Interfaith Power & Light, sent a letter to President Trump and Ivanka Trump demanding that the United States stay in the Paris Agreement.
“Our faith compels us to protect Creation, love our neighbor, and create a better world for our children. We will do all we can in our homes, our houses of worship, and our communities to meet the goals of the Paris agreement. And then we’ll help our neighbors do the same.” Stated the letter to the President.
Faith communities across the nation are speaking up to say that we want the U.S. to stay in the Paris Agreement. We believe that the Paris Agreement is vital to protecting Creation and vulnerable communities around the world. Interfaith Power & Light’s petition with almost 6000 names show that people of faith are doing their part to combat climate change and are asking that our government do its part.
Interfaith Power & Light has over 20,000 member congregations and affiliates in 40 states. The mission is to be faithful stewards of Creation by responding to global warming through the promotion of energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. This campaign intends to protect the earth’s ecosystems, safeguard the health of all Creation, and ensure sufficient, sustainable energy for all.
For further information please contact Bill Bradlee- IPL Director at bill@interfaithpowerand light.org or 415-506-8063