Forum April 2014

Viewpoint Why Quakers should divest from fossil fuels Our Quaker faith, with its values of peace, stewardship of the Earth, simplicity, and equality points to climate change as one of the most pressing issues of our time, a crisis that calls for immediate action. In May 2013, the Earth’s atmosphere surpassed the carbon dioxide 400 parts per million level; climate change, with its ensuing extreme weather and rising sea levels, can no longer be stopped, only slowed, according to climate scientists. And slow it we must. Recycling, reducing our carbon footprints, greening our meetinghouses are all valuable and important actions🔒

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