Episode 15.  Does Spirituality Matter in Addressing Climate Change?

In this episode of Eaarth Feels, Rose is solo and reads two different essays on the spiritual component to addressing climate change.

Recurring segments include:

  • Good news Stories
  • One action tip to for you to create change
  • A weekly sanity tip to keep you calm in the face of climate overwhelm


Essay: Why Climate Change is a Spiritual IssueAnita Sanchez

Person of Note:  Anita Sanchez

Organization: MomsRising.org


 You don’t have to be religious to see the moral dimensions of this because frankly every religious and non-religious moral tradition tells us that we have some responsibility of stewardship, some responsibility for taking care of what’s around us, not to mention taking care of our neighbor.    

~Pete Buttegieg, Mayor South Bend, Indiana and 2020 Presidential hopeful

Unfreeze Yourself Action Step:

Most religious communities have released statements on climate change and the need to care for Creation. Find out what your spiritual home has to say.

Sanity Tip: 

Express Gratitude for the beauty of the natural world. Focusing on what’s right in the world helps keep the overwhelm of what’s wrong at bay.