Help Shape Priorities for Climate Pollution Reduction Grants

December 11th, 2023|

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is seeking comments and input from Pennsylvanians around the Commonwealth in order to plan and implement policies that address climate pollution in our local communities. As Lutherans, we have a duty to be responsible caretakers of God's creation. God calls us to action

PA To Adopt New Environmental Justice Policy

August 31st, 2023|

The Shapiro Administration has announced its plans to adopt a new environmental justice policy that expands environmental safeguards across the Commonwealth. The revision updates a 20-year-old policy that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has used to guide protections for communities most vulnerable to environmental challenges. These areas make

Climate Panel Report “Dire Warning” with Narrow Window for Action

March 3rd, 2022|

Climate change is causing widespread and dangerous threats to nature and billions of people around the planet, but especially those least able to cope, according to a report released this week by the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which warns that humankind has a narrowing window for action. “This

Climate Impact Report Highlights Pennsylvania’s Challenges

June 8th, 2021|

By mid-century, the commonwealth will experience a 5.9 degree rise in temperature, according to the latest Pennsylvania Climate Impacts Assessment. This increase will impact areas already prone to extreme weather events and climate disasters, as well as increasingly vulnerable communities, ecosystems, and farmland. “On our current path, the Pennsylvania our

Pennsylvania Seminary and Synods Mark Rogation

May 11th, 2021|

“Lord, let me heart be good soil.” - ELW, Hymn 512  Across Pennsylvania synods and seminary campuses have been marking the season of rogation. “Rogation days” are a historic way of connecting Christian faith to soil. As the ELCA resource “What are Rogation Days?” explains, they were celebrated during the fifty days of Easter on the Monday, Tuesday, and

LAMPa Staff Participate in Creation Care Events

April 28th, 2021|

On Thursday, April 22nd, Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Light (PA IPL) hosted an Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Earth Day in Lewisburg. Larry Herrold, Jr., LAMPa’s Hunger Advocacy Fellow, attended the event with several other leaders in the central Susquehanna Valley faith community, offering prayers to mark the occasion. The event was held in conjunction with Lewisburg

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