God, Food & the Environment (March 30, 2005)
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God, Food & the Environment

Last month, the Archbishop of Canterbury called on the Church of England to adopt ecologically sensitive policies regarding recycling and using organic foods for communion rituals.

According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, more than 80 percent of Americans identify themselves as religious.

Protestant, Jewish, Catholic and other groups are increasingly active around some of the biggest environmental and food justice issues out there, including sustainable agriculture, fair trade coffee and alternative energy.

It's an interfaith movement that leverages institutional power to promote environmental stewardship, while helping educate members on living greener lifestyles.

Join host Jerry Kay, publisher of the Environmental News Network as we talk with some of today's thought leaders on the connections between religion and sustainability.

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