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Too Many Believe Climate Change Won't Affect Them
Too Many Believe Climate Change Won't Affect Them

By: John Weaver
The evidence is clear that climate change is real and that human are responsible. While the facts may be conclusive, people do not believe it will affect them. Our future rests in our hands.

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Care for God's Creation Central to Christian Discipleship
Care for God's Creation Central to Christian Discipleship

By: John Weaver
While many people may regard the environment as a commodity to be used and exploited, our God-given call to care for creation is a central aspect of our Christian discipleship.

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Reflecting on Donald Trump and Climate Change
Reflecting on Donald Trump and Climate Change

By: John Weaver
President Trump's administration has expressed troubling views on climate change. We should pray that the campaign-trail rhetoric continues to be moderated in the shaping of good government.

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Climate Change: Protecting the Earth and the Poor
Climate Change: Protecting the Earth and the Poor

By: John Weaver
The question echoes around the world: What is happening to our weather? As Christians, we have a calling to protect the earth and the poor, even as world leaders fail to hear their cries.

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British Baptist Church Earns Award for Going Green
British Baptist Church Earns Award for Going Green

By: John Weaver
A Baptist church in England has received an award to recognize its ongoing efforts to care for the environment in all areas of church life. It's one of more than 300 churches from all denominations to earn the award.

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Climate Change Accord: Another Unfulfilled Promise?
Climate Change Accord: Another Unfulfilled Promise?

By: John Weaver
At the United Nations climate talks in Paris, all delegates accepted that the situation the world faces is urgent, but will the accord they reached be another unfulfilled political promise?

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The Moral and Economic Issues of Climate Change
The Moral and Economic Issues of Climate Change

By: John Weaver
While Christians see the divine ethical and moral imperative for addressing climate change, businesses and insurers are jumping on board to reduce insurance risks.

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Pope Offers Clear Biblical Mandate to Care for Creation
Pope Offers Clear Biblical Mandate to Care for Creation

By: John Weaver
Pulling no punches, Pope Francis offered a clear biblical mandate to care for creation, calling for a Christ-like attitude, which recognizes that all people are in God's image and none is superfluous.

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Fracking Debate Needs Balance and Sanity
Fracking Debate Needs Balance and Sanity

By: John Weaver
The arguments opposing fracking are many and various, while the objective voice of scientific research struggles most to be heard. So what's a reasonable and balanced Christian response?

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Why Christians Cannot Ignore Climate Change
Why Christians Cannot Ignore Climate Change
By: John Weaver
As climate change continues, it is the poorest in our world who will suffer the most. If we are to call ourselves a gospel people, we cannot ignore the condition and well being of creation.
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Beyond Copenhagen: Keep Pressure On For Fair Deal
Beyond Copenhagen: Keep Pressure On For Fair Deal
While Copenhagen yielded a weak deal for our commitment to climate control, it's still another step on the road. In this new year, we must keep the pressure on for a plan that's fair, ambitious and binding.
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Why the Environment Should Top Christians' Agenda
Why the Environment Should Top Christians' Agenda
The scientific evidence of climate change is no longer disputable. As disciples of Christ we cannot close our eyes to the facts. If we do not act, we will be complicit in the starvation, poverty and injustice that results.
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