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Catholic Health Organizations Launch Ministry-Wide Effort to Raise Awareness About Global Climate Change
Date:10/7/2008

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) -- in conjunction with Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), Denver; Covenant Health Systems, Lexington, MA; and Trinity Health, Novi, MI -- is launching a ministry-wide effort to raise awareness about global climate change.

Through receipt of a $20,000 grant from the National Religious Partnership for the Environment (NRPE) and the Catholic Coalition on Climate Change, the four organizations will undertake a year-long initiative to develop educational programs and build collaborative activities. The goals are to respond to energy efficiencies within health care facilities as well as to explore the health care impact on persons who are poor and how Catholic health care might better respond.

"For many years, Catholic health care organizations have been leaders in reducing waste and the use of mercury in order to reduce environmental toxins which pose hazards to us all, but especially to children," said Julie Trocchio, CHA senior director, continuing care ministries. "Now Catholic health organizations are taking another step forward in environmental stewardship by addressing the issue of climate change and what each facility can do to decrease its energy consumption and move to clearer energy sources."

Working together, CHA, CHI, Covenant and Trinity will provide leadership for others in the ministry by:

-- Developing resources that include an educational booklet and other

instructional and motivational materials on climate change

-- Presenting information about climate change and what Catholic health

care can do to mitigate the problem

-- Assembling a faculty of experts available to mentor facilities motivated

to decrease energy use and emissions.

-- Creating an action plan for decreasing energy consumption and emissions

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