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In a global economy that views our planet as a repository of resources to exploit, the theme of peace during Advent calls us to imagine and live an alternative economy of simplicity and generosity. We must seek a ‘green’ peace. […] Read More

Within the field of environmental virtue ethics, few scholars draw explicitly on the Christian tradition. Yet the Bible has more to say on earthkeeping than many people, including many Christians, realize. […] Read More

The Amazon rainforest isn’t burning; it’s being burned. The reason: Corporations and financiers want its resources. And the quickest way to gain access to them is to torch the forest. Their greed spells bad news for the planet. […] Read More

A team at College Park Baptist Church in North Carolina has worked to raise awareness about creation justice. One of its most significant initiatives was committing to install solar panels for sustainable energy production. […] 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

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 Christians suggest that the biblical teaching that humans have dominion over the earth grants them a license to exploit the planet. The biblical themes in the Bible, however, encourage stewardship. Here are 9 of them. […] Read More

Deterioration of water quality is an ‘invisible crisis’ that must be addressed, a report says. Polluted water negatively impacts both poor and wealthy nations, tending to increase in more prosperous nations. […] 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