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Climate Change

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

Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish schoolgirl with Asperger’s syndrome, has inspired millions of students around the globe to challenge the world’s leaders to take action against climate change. Her new book is worth the read. […] Read More

Some have suggested that a cause of climate change is the poor having large families. In reality, however, climate change is becoming a major factor in perpetuating poverty in nations as much as in families. […] Read More

Many people stay silent about climate change, preferring to avoid conflict. However, when danger is imminent, it’s time to speak up. And so it is time, as people of faith, to talk about the climate crisis. […] Read More

The stability of the world’s food supply is increasingly at risk due to climate change, a new report said, causing soil erosion, vegetation loss, wildfires, permafrost thaw and water scarcity. […] Read More

Adopting “climate-friendly diets” is essential to creating a sustainable future and mitigating the negative impacts of climate change, a UN panel said. One panelist observed the “way we eat is threatening the planet.” […] Read More

The EPA formally proposed a rule to roll back protections to our nation’s waters under the Clean Water Act, a federal law that fends off unpermitted pollution in waterways. Clean water cannot be taken for granted. […] Read More