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The fierce urgency of now

As stewards of God’s Creation, we are challenged to care for planet Earth and all its inhabitants. This is an awesome responsibility, but also an incredible opportunity. There are many concerns facing our planet, with climate change and its impact on the most vulnerable at the top of the list. Related concerns include privatization of the Earth’s precious resources, threats to the safety of our world’s water supply and the effects of toxic emissions.

Quest for environmental justice continues in La Oroya, Peru

In late June, mere days after winning Peru’s presidential election by a thin margin, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski turned his eyes on the troubled community of La Oroya, where for more than 15 years Presbyterian World Mission and the Presbyterian Hunger Program have joined with partners Joining Hands Peru (“Red Uniendo Manos Peru”) in seeking justice for city’s residents.