The Starpress: EARTH DAY, Faith group responds to global warming

Apr 23, 2012 | State Press Clips

Hooiser Interfaith Power & Light is working with various faith communities in the “Task of the Month” program to cut household energy use. Those monthly tasks include washing clothes in cold water, air drying clothes in summer, turning up the air conditioning thermostat, installing low-flow showerheads and faucet aerators, and cutting “phantom electricity” consumed by appliances or devices when they are not actively being used or are in the “off” mode. Founder of Hooiser IPL, Jennifer Rice-Snow says, “we have so many reasons to work on this issue aside from carbon levels. Jesus talks a lot about not loving money, having a more spiritual life and being less focused on what we have.”

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Seth Slahaugh, 21 April 2012

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