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Supporting House Climate Bill Gives Concreteness to Moral Imperatives

People of faith should support “The American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009,” a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that gives concreteness to the twin moral imperatives of care for creation and care for the poor.   The ambitious and comprehensive bill promises to create millions of clean energy jobs, increase American […] Read More

Church Leaders Criticise EU over Climate Plan Weakness

The European Union’s plans for tackling climate change are inadequate, and the UK Government should take a lead in revising them, according to Church leaders in this country.   Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed Church leaders have written to the prime minister and added their voices to concerns already expressed by the Church of England […] Read More

Money, Morality at Stake in Mountaintop-Removal Mining

There is coal, and then there is mountaintop-removal coal. Many environmentalists and political leaders concede that it will take years to wean the nation away from its heavy dependence on coal-fired power plants as a major source of electricity. In the meantime, they work to make existing plants as clean as possible and to oppose […] Read More

Chuck Colson Claims the Earth Is Cooling

Chuck Colson, the former Watergate felon who is now a Baptist author and speaker, recently misrepresented evidence about global warming and even suggested that global cooling was occurring. Colson’s BreakPoint commentary on the topic last month was picked up by various other Christian media like the Christian Post.   Colson argued that “the Earth has […] Read More

Environmentalists Must Understand Thanksgiving

We ought to give contemporary environmentalists a little slack for misreading Psalm 50. After all, the Psalmist does give the strong impression that she is a member of the court, summoning the wicked ”those who misuse and abuse the creation ”to face the sternest and highest ranking judge on the bench. It isn’t unreasonable to […] Read More

Stimulus Package Has ˜Green’ Hue

The symbolism was obvious: President Obama went to the rooftop ”the roof of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science in Colorado, with its solar panels for heat ”before he signed the $787 billion economic stimulus package into law Tuesday. And even as analysts, environmentalists and green industries were still combing through the details of […] Read More

What’s the Truth about ˜Clean’ Coal?

A 60-second TV commercial by America’s Power tells us that clean coal is about belief. Faith in American energy resources, technology and ingenuity is what is needed for us to have clean coal, which will reduce greenhouse gases. Sponsored by the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE), the coal industry’s I Believe commercial says: […] Read More

The Green Bible’s mini-site,, warehouses articles and videos about the environment, global warming and creation care. Loving Neighbors Across Time The Bible is God’s green book, staking out the divine imperative for earth care. Jesus told us to love our neighbors: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself” (Matthew 22:39). Christians have interpreted this commandment in […] Read More

SBC Leader Uses Poor Evidence to Promote ˜Global Cooling’

Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, once again used his weekly radio program to mock the idea of global warming and instead claimed that the earth is experiencing global cooling. However, Land relied on poor evidence, including a discredited list of scientists and the prediction of an unreliable […] Read More

Baptist Seminary President Attacks Green-Letter Bible

Albert Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, criticized a newly released green-letter Bible. Published by HarperOne, the Bible is printed on recycled paper and with soy-based ink and a cotton/linen cover. Additionally, the Bible highlights passages about creation and the environment in green letters, much as many Bibles highlight the words of Jesus in […] Read More