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Climate Change

Global carbon dioxide emissions increased in 2017 by 1.2 percent over 2016, marking the first increase since 2014 and raising doubts about reducing emissions to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. […] Read More

While global temperatures continue to rise, ozone conditions have improved since 2014 as a result of an international agreement to reduce ozone-depleting substances. […] Read More

With the polls closed and the elections mostly finalized, it’s time for us to face a reality: Our country is sick and getting sicker. We can no longer sit by the wayside. We must rise up and move forward. […] Read More

Christians must be a prophetic voice in their communities and embody an alternative model of lifestyle in the wake of climate warnings from the world’s leading scientists. It isn’t too late yet. […] Read More

While government and industry leaders worldwide need to make significant efforts to avert disastrous environmental consequences, each of us can still make a dent when we do our part. […] Read More

For the third year in a row, global hunger rose again in 2017, increasing by 17 million to a total of 821 million people, a U.N. report says. Conflict and climate change are the two main drivers. […] 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

“The climate has always changed.” You often hear that statement when the possibility of manmade (or anthropogenic) climate change is discussed. It is a true statement, of course. The earth’s climate has been in a constant state of flux due to a variety of natural factors, such as changes in the earth’s orbit, variable output […] 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

More carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is good for plants. This argument is asserted in various forms by individuals and groups seeking to diminish the negative impacts of climate change and to push back against any current (or proposed) regulations to mitigate its impact. Kathleen Hartnett White was announced on Oct. 13 as President Trump’s […] Read More