Climate Change

Climate Warming in the Light of an Ethic of Responsibility

Climate Warming in the Light of an Ethic of Responsibility

Petrus has written a paper for the Catholic Lutheran Dialogue, outlining the reality of climate warming, biblical and theological responses, and concluding with a checklist expressing human responsibility.
From a Mother’s Heart: Reflections on Climate change and development in the Pacific

From a Mother’s Heart: Reflections on Climate change and development in the Pacific

Eliala Fihaki recently moved with her family to Auckland. She works with Tearfund New Zealand as Senior Programme Specialist. Eliala is also doing a PhD through the University of the South Pacific. Silvia Purdie, interviewed Eliala as part of the book, 'Awhi Mai Awhi Atu: Women in Creation Care'.
ISCAST–NZCIS Conversations Series 2022 #1: Creation Care in the Climate Change Century

ISCAST–NZCIS Conversations Series 2022 #1: Creation Care in the Climate Change Century

What does it mean to live as God’s people in the 21st century after Christ? Especially, what does it mean to care for the planet—God’s planet—at a time when we are now aware of the profound effects humans are having on the creation?
Climate Warming in the Light of an Ethic of Responsibility: Full Article

Climate Warming in the Light of an Ethic of Responsibility: Full Article

Although there is unanimity about the warming of the climate, there are still people who deny that it is humanmade, despite scientific evidence to the contrary. The situation is very serious inasmuch as tipping points seem close, including the thawing of permafrost in Siberia and Canada and large land-based icesheets in Greenland and the Antarctic. The goal of limiting warming to 1.5 C or 2.0 C since 1780 appears optimistic.
A desert theme for Christmas

A desert theme for Christmas

What does the Christmas story have to do with the climate crisis? The biblical character of John the Baptiser holds the key, and the insights of desert spirituality.

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