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Climate Action for Earth Day

Faith leaders around the country are speaking up and taking action on climate change this Earth Month! Earth Ministry/Washington Interfaith Power & Light is proud to be participating in two national initiatives to bring attention to one of the most important moral issues of our…
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Interfaith Statement on Washington's Clean Air Rule

Earth Ministry/WAIPL Executive Director LeeAnne Beres and ten other religious leaders recently met with Governor Jay Inslee to discuss how we can combat climate change in Washington. These faith leaders, representing Jewish, Christian, Muslim, and Sikh traditions, have since released a short statement in support for…
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Community Speaks Out Against More Oil in Puget Sound

Over 80 Puget Sound residents showed up last week at the BP Cherry Point Refinery Draft Environmental Impact Statement Rally and Hearing in Seattle on July 24, to voice their concerns about an expansion of the refinery.
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King County Council Expresses Concern About Oil Transportation

The King County Council approved a motion which states concerns about the transportation of crude oil and requests specific actions.
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Washington Interfaith Power & Light in Washington, DC

Earth Ministry/WAIPL staff traveled to our nation’s capital in early May for the national Interfaith Power & Light (IPL) conference and lobby day.
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Many Faiths, One World

This year, Earth Ministry/WAIPL joined with Seattle University to host Many Faiths, One World, an interfaith Earth Day gathering. Nearly 100 attendees heard how faith puts us in touch with the natural world in a unique “round robin” small group format.
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Interfaith Preach-In for Climate Change

Congregations from around country took part in a three day campaign over Valentine’s Day weekend to raise awareness about climate change as an urgent issue requiring immediate action.
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Putting Faith into Action at the State Capitol

Throughout the session, Earth Ministry/WAIPL members participated in multiple Capitol Drop-in Days, in which we spoke with legislators and their aides about our environmental priorities from a faith perspective.
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