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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

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

We’re facing a global environmental crisis. With our methods of resource allocation leaving much to be desired, our children and the rest of God’s creation will inherit the ecological debt that we are failing to pay. […] Read More

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