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Op-ed | Queens-based faith leaders: Climate crisis is the moral crisis of our time

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Mar. 21, 2024 By Imam Muhammed Shahidullah and Rev. Jeffrey Courter As we approach another sure-to-be sweltering and storm-drenched summer due to the continued warming of the planet, it is time to take decisive, bold action for climate justice here in NYC. As residents of Queens, we know all too well the havoc of climate destruction. Not even two years ago, eleven people in our borough were killed by flooding from Hurricane Ida. And, we’re still rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy, over a decade later. The worsening climate and ecological crisis will continue to affect everyone, but mostly the most vulnerable…
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