Islamic Leaders Issue Sweeping Climate Change Declaration

Muslim leaders and experts from 20 countries emerged from talks in Istanbul with an eight-page declaration urging Islam’s 1.6 billion followers to recognize and take action against the threat of climate change, Reuters reports. The declaration, signed by 60 leaders, including the Grand Muftis of Uganda and Lebanon, takes an urgent tone on the moral obligation of corporations, political leaders and all Muslims to protect Earth.

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