"Challenges Facing the Religious Community in Addressing Global Climate Change"
by Walter E. Grazer
CISSM Working Paper dated November 2011
There are several key influences at play in the relationship between religion and a concern for nature and the environment, particularly as it relates to an issue like global climate change. These trends directly affect the ability of religion to influence public ideas, public policy, and political will. These situations and trends are particularly applicable to the situation in the United States.