Going On a 'Carbon Fast' for Lent

Ever considered giving up chocolate or alcohol? How about carbon? This year, the United Church of Chapel Hill is going on a "carbon fast" for 40 days in observance of Lent, the period in the Christian calendar that calls for sacrifice. The congregation is cutting down on the greenhouse gases we produce when we burn fossil fuels to power our cars and our homes and almost everything in our modern lives. "Lent is a traditional time when we talk about reducing," said the United Church's pastor,...Full Story
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