Not a religion? Greens pray outside EPA for CO2 cuts

Nov 25, 2013 | State Press Clips

Belief in man-made global warming has been derided by skeptics as a “religion,” but yesterday environmentalists gathered outside the Environmental Protection Agency to pray and urge the agency to cut carbon emissions from coal plants.

The environmental justice group Creation Justice Ministries hosted a morning prayer outside the EPA with Interfaith Power & Light to offer “blessings and hopes for this auspicious process, and for the diverse religious leaders who will be offering testimony.”

Politico reports that ”Christian, Jewish, Baha’i, Unitarian Universalist, and Muslim” leaders attended the prayer and that some testified at the hearing. “Evangelical and other groups, citing moral issues, have called for strict regulations to combat climate change,” reports Politico.

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