Skip to site content

Climate Change

At a time when the world is on fire and the web of life is fraying, the theology and ethics of creation care make up the most important issue facing followers of Jesus and the Church of Jesus Christ. […] Read More

Fewer Christmas lights, no new clothes every season, taking staycations. We are all going to have to make more serious efforts to reduce our environmental impact. It may require sacrifices, but can you justify your current choices? […] Read More

Betty Jane Crandall is an unlikely lawbreaker. The 80-year-old retired elementary school teacher and preschool Sunday school teacher was handcuffed for committing an act of civil disobedience to call attention to the climate crisis. […] Read More

Whether human-cause or naturally occurring, climate events have a unique connection to religion. Time and again, significant movements or transitions in religious history are linked to smaller or middling climate events. […] Read More

Global carbon dioxide emissions remained stable in 2019 after two years of increases. While several faith leaders were cautiously optimistic, they acknowledged much work is still ahead to reign in carbon emissions. […] Read More

Even though nearly two-thirds of US adults affirm that global climate change affects their local communities, their political affiliations influence how severe or mild they consider the threat. […] Read More

Freedom of religion or belief was a key theme at this year’s council of the European Baptist Federation, convening in Scotland, where its top official, Tony Peck, highlighted 6 ‘impulses of hope’ across the region. […] Read More

Far too many Christians consider environmental concerns a side issue that is irrelevant to salvation, a matter for pagans and tree huggers. The church has abandoned its prophetic task, and scientists have filled in the gap. […] Read More

The world is not on track to meet most of the targets of the UN’s sustainable development goals by 2030. And in four areas, the world is trending toward ‘negative tipping points’ that could lead to irreversible changes. […] Read More

Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg at the UN condemned preceding generations and current leaders, challenging them to immediately address and act on climate change. She joins other teens who are speaking out on crucial issues. […] Read More