The Michigan Catholic Conference, in their "Focus" magazine, published an article titled "Clean and Affordable Water for All" to raise awareness of the water crisis in Michigan and worldwide. PFAs and the health effects of drinking dirty water are discussed, emphasizing the importance of bringing everybody clean water. The article has information on the problems around affordability and accessibility of water in Michigan and closes with a prayer over water from Reverend Canon Paul Robertson
Philip Jenkins created the article, "In Africa's Great Lakes Region, the Church is Growing—and so is Climate Conflict", in the Christian Century. The article discusses the impacts of climate change on the Great Lakes region of central and eastern Africa. Many communities are reliant on water sources, causing great concern for the effects of climate change on bodies of water. (A subscription to the Christian Century is required to access the full article)
This report represents a critical assessment, the first in almost 15 years (since the release of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment in 2005) and the first-ever carried out by an
intergovernmental body, of the status and trends of the natural world, the social implications of these trends, their direct and indirect causes, and, importantly, the actions
that can still be taken to ensure a better future for all. These complex links have been assessed using a simple, yet very inclusive framework that should resonate with a wide range of
stakeholders, since it recognizes diverse world views, values, and knowledge systems.
Minister Aaron K. Hopkins developed the organization South Side Family Farms with the goal of uniting his community on the South Side of Columbus, Ohio through sustainable agriculture. His dedication to teaching people about how to sustain themselves combined with his faith has allowed Minister Hopkins to make an incredible impact on his community.