The front cover of the book, "Decarbonization Strategies and Drivers to Achieve Carbon Neutrality for Sustainability," which features pictures of a solar panels, a wind turbines, a small car, a bus and a desert landscape.

Decarbonization Strategies and Drivers to Achieve Carbon Neutrality for Sustainability emphasizes the significance of various decarbonization strategies. Sections cover contributions of bioenergy to decarbonization, non-fossil energy targets, the role of wind energy, hydrogen energy, potential of geothermal energy, nuclear energy, wind to energy, role of electrification and carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) technologies, andRead More →

A landscape with a city above a forest. An overlaid bar graph shows emissions reducing over time.

The ELCA has called for a 50% reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emission by 2030! There are so many resources to help individuals and groups reduce their contributions to greenhouse gas emissions. While we all can advocate for better government and corporate decision-making, we have the agency to model better stewardship. Just jump in, pick aRead More →

a flood of water showing just the tops of cars

Rev. Matthew Zemanick, Program Director, Lutheran Disaster Response Initiatives joined us to consider all the ways we can “lend a hand” before, during, and after a natural disaster.  The work of educating our communities and and getting to know the people and resources in them are critical aspects of disaster preparedness  – and often theRead More →

This prayer was created for use during the March against Fossil Fuels: (September 17, 2023) but can be used for any occasion where people of faith gather to pray for a healthier future for all. Use the #nofaithinfossilfuels and record yourself, your congregation/youth group/green team/etc. sharing this prayer and connect with one another to usherRead More →

FACT: The Earth is Good! Get the Good News (watch below) in less than 2 minutes and share with someone who needs to be reminded: Do you have more Good News to share from your congregation? Let your light shine > https://bit.ly/LRCActionPlan Then dive deeper:  Lutherans Restoring Creation Board Member, Baird Linke: discusses the criticalRead More →

Thanks to Avery Davis Lamb (Creation Justice Ministries) who shared an overview of the “Faithful Resilience” resource during our Connections Call on November 29, 2022: Find the entire referenced guide here (click) at the Creation Justice Ministries site.  Connect with the ongoing ministry of Lutheran Disaster Response (here)– they have a lot of resources to downloadRead More →

While the 27th Conference of Parties at the UN’s Climate Change Conference of 2022 may seem worlds away in Egypt, you and your church have a calling to pray and participate! Below are some ways to engage while the event is going on.  Continue to stay engaged with Lutherans Restoring Creation to help your churchRead More →

The ELCA has been working to repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery.  As individuals and institutions continue to reconcile and repair relationships, let’s consider what specific role Creation Care Ministries can offer.  One step in the process is to listen to people’s stories and recognize the roots of racism and inequity found throughout our nation andRead More →