Faith grows greener in the era of Donald Trump

Earth Ministry’s Jessie Dye is quoted in this article from “The Economist” discussing the impact of the current administration’s actions, motivating people of faith to increase their involvement, engagement, and activism with regard to the environment. At Earth Ministry/Washington Interfaith Power and Light, we are proud to be way showers in the fight to protect our planet and we are so grateful to all of the people of faith who are taking a stand to care for creation. 


“Faith grows greener in the era of Donald Trump”

An equal and opposite reaction to the eco-scepticism in the White House


By Erasmus and H.G.

The Economist

Jul 28th 2017 

Americans working at the interface between religion and care for the global environment have a new spring in their step these days. The reason is a paradoxical one. Donald Trump’s decision to pull the country out of the Paris accord on climate change has galvanised green-minded congregations, and even those who have not hitherto been especially green, to think harder about what they can do for the planet. The effect is especially noticeable on America’s West Coast, a bastion both of environmentalism and of unconventional forms of religion. (Continued…)

To read the entire article in The Economist, please click here.