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This week's Faith Inspires highlights the Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development (ICSD), a Jerusalem-based organization of inter-religious leaders who promote environmental consciousness and responsibility together. Through their Seminary Students Sustainability Program, Muslim, Christian and Jewish students learn side-by-side about sustainability and co-existence. The organization leads "eco-tourism" trips throughout the Holy Land. And on March 19, ICSD will host the Interfaith Climate and Energy Conference, which will bring together a diverse group of religious leaders to talk about the religious imperative to protect the earth.
What motivates ICSD?
As Japan’s nuclear energy crisis, the BP oil spill, and global climate change increasingly show, humanity faces significant challenges with regard to living sustainably on the planet. All three issues point to both crises and opportunities. They challenge us all to live better and walk more wisely and responsibly on the Earth.
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