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Peace on Earth

With his intelligent, lyrical climate encyclical, the most ecumenical of pontiffs brings ‘the common good’ to new heights

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How Michael Bloomberg Greenwashed New York City

The former mayor framed rezoning for development as environmental strategy under PlaNYC. It’s not adding up.

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Umbrian Olive Harvest Needs Hanukkah Miracle

Climate change imperils a Jewish tradition

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Hanukkah Is the Holiday of Renewable Energy

Let’s follow the Maccabees’ example: Scarce resources, sparingly used

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Apocalypse Soonest

Muslim and Jewish extremists who yearn for the End of Days may get their wish—but not as they envision it

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South African Cousins Make Wine and Cheese With an Environmental Conscience

Two neighboring wineries share more than family roots and lines of kosher products. They’re also both carbon-neutral.

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The Beilis Conspiracy

A century after the last blood libel trial, the idea that Jews drink Christian vital fluid is still alive and well

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The Day the Mikveh Went Dry

When a drought left Omaha’s ritual bath empty, refilling it required some imagination—and a ton of ice

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Bad Faith

The Republican presidential candidates’ refusal to believe in things like global warming isn’t just bad science; it’s also very poor religion

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What Copenhagen Means For Iran

A watered-down emissions treaty could mean watered-down sanctions

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Sudanese Official Compares Climate Pact to Holocaust

Also, foxes speak out for hens’ rights

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Sundown: Bibi Cancels Copenhagen Trip

Plus fairweather friends of the Jews, Jews do Christmas, and more

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Jewish Orgs. Join Call to Slow Greenhouse Emissions

Statement directed at U.N. meeting in Copenhagen

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