Environmental Justice

Reflections and resources on Earth Community at the intersection of Earth-care and social justice
  • NEW Eco-Reformation & Environmental Justice: In Word & Deed
    Two workshops were offered at the 2016 Grace Gathering in New Orleans August 10-13th, along with a Grace in Action option to get out in the Lower Ninth Ward to learn first-hand about resurrection stories post-Katrina. [Read more]
  • NEW  Climate Justice, Hope, and a Lutheran Ethic of Love Incarnate: 
    A lecture by Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, Professor of Theological & Social Ethics, PLTS. The moral challenge of climate change is heightened by matters of climate justice:  those most vulnerable to the ravages of climate change are also the people least responsible for it.  Lutheran traditions are rich with resources for building ecologically sound and socially just ways of living.  Read more and watch the lecture.
  • NEW See-Remember-Connect: A blog and website on church and society, including reflections on the implications of the Reformation for today, by Karen L. Bloomquist, who directed the development of ELCA social statements, and directed the theological department of the Lutheran World Federation.
  • Greetings from the People's Summit at Rio+20 by the Rev. Neddy Astudillo (June 20, 2012) Eco-Justice work is complicated, and in many countries today is even dangerous. It touches and challenges many aspects of social life and special interests. But it is necessary, if we want to seriously and faithfully care for God’s creation in its totality.
  • statement on Environmental Justice and Climate Change
  • An informative article by Nancy Wright on “Christianity and Environmental Justice” with information on regions of the world and relevant bibliography
  • links to several eco-justice internet sites.