RS The Planet

RS The Planet

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Quotes

  • In the beginning God created the heavens and earth (Genesis 1)
  • I believe in God the Father, Maker of the Heaven and the Earth (Apostles Creed)
  • God owns the planet (Psalm 95)
  • Rescue the weak and needy, deliver them from the hand of the wicked (Psalm 82)
  • You made him the ruler of the works of your hands (Psalm 8)
  • The highest heavens belong to the Lord but the Earth he has given to man (Psalm 115)
  • Environmental issues are moral issues (Pope John Paul II)
  • Nature is the art of God (Teilhard de Chardin)
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Groups

  • Greenpeace - defend the natural world and promote peace
  • World Wide Fund for Nature - safeguarding the natural world, tackling climate change and changing the way we live
  • Friends of the Earth - inspiring solutions to environmental problems
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Action

  • Support agencies working for the environment
  • Change the way you live your life eg. recycling, pollution reduction, energy saving
  • Helping the poor - giving to charity
  • Taking action on environmental issues in the workplace
  • Teaching environmental issues to children
  • Pray - 'love your neighbour as yourself' (Mark 12)
  • 'Faith without action is a lifeless thing' (James 2)
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