Climate Change

Morning Buzz | “Merry Christmas” vs. “Happy Holidays”

[12.17.2014]

In today’s buzz, evangelical college students join #HandsUpWalkOut, Jeb Bush “actively explores” a presidential run in 2016, and the Vatican releases a five-year report on American nuns.

Event Wrap-up | Climate Change Survey Release at AAR National Meeting

[12.16.2014]

We debut our latest survey at a presidential plenary session at the American Academy of Religion’s national meeting.

Morning Buzz | Countries Agree to Reduce Fossil Fuel Emissions in Climate Accord

[12.16.2014]

In today’s buzz, RAC Director Rabbi David Saperstein to serve as ambassador for international religious freedom, plus Bill Nye explains evolution using emoji.

Morning Buzz | Walgreens Selling Hanukkah Gift Wrap with Swastikas

[12.09.2014]

In today’s buzz, seven states have articles banning atheists from holding public office and nine percent of NY’s marriages are now same-sex.

In the New York Times | “Riveting Session” on Climate Change at AAR

[12.08.2014]

In an article featuring American Academy of Religion (AAR) President Laurie Zoloth, the New York Times highlighted the release of PRRI’s climate change report.

Morning Buzz | Considering Climate Change, AAR President Calls for End to National Meeting

[12.08.2014]

In today’s buzz, the New York Times cites PRRI/AAR’s “riveting session” about climate change at AAR and Americans believe the country’s immigration system is broken.

Morning Buzz | D.C. Council Unanimously Bans Gay-Conversion Therapy For Minors

[12.04.2014]

In today’s buzz, race may impact a person’s concern about climate change, SCOTUS may be becoming wary of the death penalty, and your opinions may not be based on facts.

Morning Buzz | International Climate Change Conference in Lima Heats Up

[12.03.2014]

In today’s buzz, climate change talks kick off in Peru, Obama’s executive action on immigration divides religious groups, and new books explore religion and aliens.

Climate Change Crusaders in the Clergy

[12.01.2014]

A sizable minority of Americans who attend religious services at least once a month are hearing about climate change from their religious leaders.

Morning Buzz | Arkansas and Mississippi Overturn Same-Sex Marriage Bans

[11.28.2014]

In today’s buzz, homogeneous groups make us feel safer, holiday driving proves to be more deadly, and five reasons to be more cheerful about social mobility this holiday season.