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Four faith-based colleges and universities made it into the top 20 in the Sierra Club’s list of green-friendly higher education institutions. Three of those four were Jesuit-affiliated schools. […] Read More

A free, newly launched animated film helps Christians around the world recognize the human cost of a changing climate, and its particular impact on poor and vulnerable women and children. […] Read More

Those of us from countries who helped cause climate change have a responsibility to do something about it. One way to start? Turn that AC up a few degrees this summer and consume less. […] Read More

I’m grateful to Martin Hodson for highlighting the tensions between environmental and animal ethics. The approaches have a very great deal in common, of course. Those beginning with animal ethics are acutely aware that the major threat to the well-being of wild animals is human destruction of their environment; those concerned about environmental ethics often […] 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

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

Humanity has assumed for way too long now that we are the center of the universe. If not the universe, we are certainly the dominant rulers of this blue orb we call earth. Anthropocentric attitudes and actions have led humanity to the conclusion that the world was created for our unrestricted and unending consumption. While […] 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

Creation care is, I hope, a familiar term and concept to EthicsDaily.com readers. After all, caring for the environment has been a significant and regular focal point on our site via articles and video interviews, with several multipart series published over the past five years. We even created TheGreenBible.org to make our resources more accessible […] Read More

A conversation with my friends around a lunch table made me think. My question was about how the natural world and our Christian faith relate to each other. Each of us responded with a story to share about how we experience God when we walk in a forest, listen to a stormy sea, stick our […] Read More