In June 2013, President Obama outlined the Climate Action Plan -- his roadmap for action in the second term that cuts carbon pollution, helps prepare our country for the impacts of climate change, and continues to lead international efforts to address global climate change. President Obama believes in the power of individuals to make a difference on these issues. He also knows the faith community has a powerful role in leading climate change efforts.
As the President has said:
Let’s do more to promote … development … from ending extreme poverty to saving lives, from HIV/AIDS to combating climate change so that we can preserve God’s incredible creation. On all these issues, faith leaders and faith organizations here in the United States and around the world are incredible partners, and we're grateful to them.
This July, the White House will honor faith leaders who are making a difference to combat climate change and advance conservation in their communities. We will celebrate the impact they are having here at home, and on the lives of people around the world.
Please help us identify outstanding faith leaders in the following categories:
Please submit your nomination by midnight on Wednesday, June 17 (be sure to choose Faith Leaders for Climate in the "Theme of Service" field of the nomination form): http://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/champions/nominate/
Katharine Gallogly is a special assistant in the White House Office of Public Engagement.