This year, General Convention — the legislative governing body of the Episcopal Church — passed 19 resolutions for the care of God’s creation. Each Tuesday, we feature one here!
2018-D081: Helping Communities Affected by Change in Energy Use
Recognizes that a transition away from coal and other fossil fuels will hurt the communities that depend on producing those fuels (e.g. coal miners), and urges the Office of Government Relations and the Church Center’s creation-care staff members to develop resources and advocate for policy initiatives to support these communities during the transition to clean energy.
Read the full text of the resolution here: https://www.vbinder.net/resolutions/D081
Learn about all 19 resolutions here: https://episcopalclimatenews.com/2018/07/20/general-convention-passes-19-resolutions-for-the-care-of-gods-creation/