One of the roles of the ACT (Action by Churches Together), of which the ELCA is a member, is to focus on issues of climate change. Since the changing climate affects the frequency and severity of disasters, it it important to keep a keen eye on how the climate is change as well as the impacts of that change.
Within this conversation an important point is making sure all voices are heard. A recent article posted by the ACT Alliance shares how climate change is viewed in Central America. The article also takes a sobering look at the interaction of ‘green economics’ and human rights.
I’d recommend giving Climate justice: People want real alternatives not false solutions a read. It’s short, powerful piece sharing a perspective we don’t always get to hear.