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Video: A Plea for Clean Air in Newark: Multiple faiths unite in blessing electric vehicles

May 21, 2018. Mount Olivet Baptist Church, Newark. The Baptist Ministers Conference and GreenFaith, an environmental nonprofit in New Jersey, co-hosted an interfaith event to bless the use of electric vehicles in Newark. Muslim, Jewish and Christian leaders say electric vehicles will help reduce carbon emissions, making the air healthier and safer to breathe. [2:26]


Newark Area Clergy Give Electric Vehicles Their Blessing

Reducing carbon emissions and improving the health of Newark residents is a top priority for some New Jersey clergy members. Read More

NJ Municipalities Team Up On Clean Energy

Maplewood is leading an effort to aggregate electricity needs of five neighboring communities and negotiate lower rates from renewable energy sources. "Millburn, Maplewood, South Orange, Verona, Glen Ridge [2:26] | Read More


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1. What were the first 4 US presidential cabinet positions, and in which year were they established by law?

2. When and how was Inauguration Day moved from March 4 to January 20?

3. When and on what day do new terms of US senators and representatives begin?

4. When is Election Day, 2017?

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The papal encyclical, Laudato Si', provides a deeply coherent basis for understanding society, ecology and the environment. Enjoy key words and phrases below. 

Powerful phrases from Laudato Si'
The lessons of the global financial crisis have not been assimilated, and we are learning all too slowly the lessons of environmental deterioration." [109]  Read more

Word Counts 

  • economic/economy      81
  • wealth/wealthier           4

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