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Climate change a reality

Climate change is real, don’t let anyone deceive you. Just look at Australia, Indonesia and so many catastrophic events unfolding while people invested in oil try to deny the overwhelming scientific data. You don’t have to be a scientist to notice just have a critical, analytical and objective point of view to notice that it’s an existential issue that puts our livelihood to the test. Are we going to do something about climate change?  Whether we acknowledge it’s reality or not, the situation will continue to worsen if we don’t act.
Throughout the Islamic tradition, the Quran and the sayings of the Prophet Muhammed, there is clear evidence that as humans it is our duty to care for this Earth.
Where is the evidence that we should care? The first piece of evidence comes from the Quran. ظَهَرَ الْفَسَادُ فِي الْبَرِّ وَالْبَحْرِ بِمَا كَسَبَتْ أَيْدِي النَّاسِ لِيُذِيقَهُم بَعْضَ الَّذِي عَمِلُوا لَعَلَّهُمْ يَرْجِعُونَ – 30:41 “Corruption has appeared throughout the land and sea by [reason …