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Eco-Justice Resolutions
from the Episcopal Church

Scientific Integrity and Environmental Policy

Final Resolution from the
76th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, USA, July 2009

Resolution C012: Scientific Integrity and Environmental Policy

Resolved, the House of ___________ concurring, That the 76th General Convention of the Episcopal Church urges that policy decisions affecting the health and well-being of humans and ecosystems must be based on scientifically evaluated, peer-reviewed data; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention supports legislative efforts to maintain the highest degree of scientific integrity, including the ability to conduct thorough, independent, peer-reviewed research, and to communicate the findings of that research openly and accurately for the benefit of all.

Proposer: Diocese of California

Original text available here
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The EpEN is a national network of active lay and clergy persons within the Episcopal Church, USA, who share a common concern for the environment and a common belief in the presence of God in all Creation and who work to make these concerns and beliefs known throughout all Provinces and Dioceses within the church. Members come from around The Episcopal Church USA. The activities of the EpEN are focused on the areas of Reflection, Education, and Action. 

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