Biden admin­is­tra­tion to drop up to $100,000 teach­ing Pak­istani lead­ers about cli­mate change

Biden administration to drop up to 0,000 teaching Pakistani leaders about climate change

The Biden admin­is­tra­tion is set to spend between $70,000 and $100,000 on a lit­tle-known pro­gram teach­ing reli­gious lead­ers in Pak­istan how to fight cli­mate change, fed­er­al fund­ing doc­u­ments show.
The tax­pay­er-backed ini­tia­tive is through the State Depart­ment and is expect­ed to begin in Octo­ber 2024 for at least one year, accord­ing to the records. It is aimed toward “50 reli­gious lead­ers” because “they have the moral author­i­ty to call on peo­ple and busi­ness­es to con­sid­er the envi­ron­men­tal impact of their activ­i­ties, to reduce their car­bon foot­prints and to find ways to cope with the grow­ing impact of cli­mate change,” the Dai­ly Caller report­ed.
“The project intends to edu­cate cler­ics and reli­gious lead­ers of dif­fer­ent faiths — includ­ing Mus­lims, Chris­tians, Hin­dus, Sikhs, etc. — in Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa about cli­mate change and to cre­ate aware­ness about its impact,” the State Depart­ment …