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The Islamic Society of North America has announced an ambitious commitment to combat climate change.

Catovic: "The responsibility to safeguard human life, to safeguard families, to safeguard the possibility of future generations having resources are among the requirements of the religion of Islam."

That's Saffet Catovic, board member of the Society's Green Mosque Taskforce. He says it's clear that burning fossil fuels causes harm to humans and the earth and that Muslims have a responsibility to act.


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