Erie Times News: Program in Meadville to help congregations become energy efficient

Jan 24, 2012 | In the News, State Press Clips

Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light will be working with various religious groups in the Meadville area to help make their places of worship more financially and environmentally energy efficient. Nickell, a PAIPL board member, said the motivation for people of faith to care about being energy efficient and preventing climate change is twofold: “First is reverence for God’s creation and concern for the harm to species and habitat that we see occurring because of a warming climate,” she said. “The second is related to justice, since those on the margins of society, who are least responsible for climate change, are most affected by the changes it will bring, such as floods, drought, rising sea levels and extreme storms.”

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Dana Massing, 21 January 2012

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