Environment
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Vatican prepares to make climate change policy plan

Environment
by Kirkland An
Posted 5/30/15, 11:30 am

The Vatican will meet next week to form Pope Francis’ campaign to persuade world leaders to take action against climate change.

Francis’ expected encyclical, a letter sent from the pope to all the bishops in the Roman Catholic Church, will be the Vatican’s first official, detailed word about climate change and what Church members should do about it.

Last month, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences issued a statement about their stance on climate change. 

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Krieg Barrie

Rolling in green

Environment | Left-wing foundations are spending millions to promote environmentalism and ‘climate action’ among young evangelicals
by Daniel James Devine
Posted 5/29/15, 01:00 am

The Christian Coalition of America, once a $26 million political bastion of the Christian right, has fallen upon hard times. Its budget has shrunk to about $1 million, including income from a companion 501(c)(3). It might not have survived at all but for environmentalist cash: From 2007 to 2014 it collected at least $3.4 million from groups identified with environmentalism or leftist politics: the Green Tech Action Fund, the National Wildlife Federation Action Fund, and the Energy, Hewlett, Marisla, and Rockefeller foundations.

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Environmentalists vs. babies

Environment | Eco-consciousness advocates seek to justify opposition to God’s command for us to ‘be fruitful and multiply’
by Ashley Thorne
Posted 5/16/15, 11:13 am

Children used to be a crown of honor for their parents, and large families were enviable. Today a growing number of parents seem slightly ashamed of themselves and apologetic. It is as though procreation has become a faux pas, like leaving the sound effects on while playing a cell phone game on the bus. The act might be excusable among the ignorant, but the right kind of people don’t do it.

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