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Martin J Hodson

Children and teenagers around the globe have been holding strikes to protest the lack of effort by leaders and governments to deal with climate change. What else can they do as they see their future disappear? […] Read More

A natural climate change event some 4,200 years ago ended the Akkadian Empire. It’s a chilling reminder that another climate change, spurred by human activity, could have a devastating cost for our planet’s 7.7 billion people. […] Read More

If you disregarded all other ethical concerns, and based your support of fossil fuels on a money-centered ethic, an investment in fossil fuels is looking increasingly dicey. […] Read More

Many years ago, I was manning a booth for Sage, Oxford’s Christian environmental group, at the annual Green Fair in Oxford Town Hall. One of the visitors to the booth was Andrew Linzey, the leading Christian animal ethicist. Linzey was concerned that, in his view, Christian environmentalists at the time were not very interested in […] Read More

My wife and I visited Wittenberg, a town made famous by the reformers Martin Luther and Philip Melanchthon, this summer. Our visit followed a week teaching about the environment on the Bible and Culture course run by IFES Graduate Impact in Woltersdorf near Berlin. It was on Oct. 31, 1517, 500 years ago, that Luther […] Read More