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John Weaver

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

Robert S. Dutch’s wide-ranging 2017 book is an open examination of the pros and cons of the nuclear power industry, advocating the key role of a nuclear source of electricity in the fight against anthropogenic climate change. […] Read More

From 16-year-old Greta Thunberg to Sir David Attenborough, people are calling for action on climate change. As Christians, we must join our voices with theirs to care for the planet and protect the vulnerable who are in harm’s way. […] Read More

As climate change brings injustice to people living in poverty and to our planet, Christians must live sustainably, raise our collective voice to world leaders and pray and worship in a way that inspires great change. […] Read More

Our climate is changing; the results of global warming are seen around the world. On a trip to the storm-ravaged Caribbean in October 2017, U.N. Secretary General AntoÌnio Guterres urged the world to implement the 2015 Paris Accord on climate change. He said the world has the tools, the technologies and the wealth to address […] Read More

John Weaver is the chairman of the John Ray Initiative, an educational charity focused on connecting environment, science and Christianity in the United Kingdom. He was principal of South Wales Baptist College until his retirement in 2011 and served as the president of the Baptist Union of Great Britain in 2008-09. 1. Where did you […] Read More

I met a Texan who speaks regularly about climate change and has lived to tell the tale. With my John Ray Initiative colleagues, Margot and Martin Hodson, I attended an event hosted by Climate Outreach at St Mary’s University Church, Oxford, on Nov. 15, 2017. Climate Outreach’s purpose is to ensure that climate change and […] Read More

My awareness of climate change as an important issue developed through my reflections on the dialogue between science and the Christian faith in the 1990s. Encouraged by Keith Ward and Paul Fiddes in the Faculty of Theology at Oxford University, I wrote a masters course on Christianity and science, which was recognized by the Templeton […] Read More

President Donald Trump’s views on climate change are concerning. Reports on his climate-change stance indicate a man who is either easily swayed by the views of others, who does not have a clear appreciation of the issues, or is a very shrewd political operator who seeks popularity where it is most useful to his own […] Read More

What is happening to our weather? This question is echoing around the world, as it’s been the hottest, driest, wettest, windiest with the worst cyclone, hurricane, tornado season since records began. In 2015, the average surface temperature reached 1.010 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, and was 0.13 C warmer than 2014. Already in 2016, each […] Read More