Climate Agreement requires priests and prophets by Dr Tjirk van der Ziel

The very moment Julianne Hickey starts talking about children, the room falls silent. Previously, she had spoken about people who barely contribute to climate change but were to pay a high price. Julianne is director of the Catholic relief organization Caritas and travels around this vast archipelago. She sees how …

“Jam Tomorrow?”: Reflections on the COP 21 Paris Conference by Rev Dr John Weaver

As the White Queen offers Alice, is the Paris agreement an offer of ‘jam to-morrow’? COP 21 sought to build on the agreement of the COP 17 ‘Durban Platform’, 2011 for a comprehensive global commitment to establish a legally binding international treaty in 2015 to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions …

“Climate Change – Encouragement, Reproof and Challenge to the Christian Community” – extracts from a sermon by Dr David Golding

Preaching in Newcastle’s St Nicholas’ Cathedral on 15th Nov, Dr David Golding explained that he was asked to write a brief summary of his current work for the website of his church, Whitley Bay Baptist Church. When he looked at it again, sometime later, he was quite shocked to find …

Martin Hodson reviews “Changing the Climate” by Adrian Brown (Grove Booklet eD24, 2015)

Grove Books have produced their helpful booklets on a variety of topics for many years. More recently there have been an encouraging number of booklets looking at the interface between environmental issues and the Christian faith. Most of these have been produced in the Ethics series, but a few years …

Ecological Reflections on Psalm 104 by Richard Gunton with input from George Otieno and others

This joyful psalm expresses wonder at the works of God seen throughout the earth. We might call it “ecological” in the original sense of that word: a study of the homes of things. A home is more than a place of shelter, and the psalmist describes diverse ways in which …