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Islam, Iman, dan Perubahan Iklim

AMMAN – Deklarasi Islam tentang Perubahan Iklim (the Islamic Declaration on Climate Change), yang disepakati pada bulan Agustus oleh ulama-ulama Islam dari seluruh dunia, menyerukan negara-negara untuk menghapuskan emisi gas rumah kaca secara bertahap dan beralih ke energi terbarukan 100%. Dengan total populasi Muslim dunia sebanyak 1,6 miliar,

pernyataan kolektif ini mengirimkan sinyal kuat menjelang Pertemuan Puncak PBB tentang Pembangunan Berkelanjutan (UN Sustainable Development Summit) pada akhir bulan ini dan Konferensi Perubahan Iklim PBB (UN Climate Change Conference) di Paris pada bulan Desember.

Ditetapkan selama simposium dua hari tentang Islam dan perubahan iklim di Istanbul, Deklarasi ini menjelaskan mengapa penganut agama Islam harus menjadi aktivis yang bertanggung jawab demi kesejahteraan bumi, dan menetapkan serangkaian tuntutan kepada pemimpin dunia dan komunitas bisnis.

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