How does the Church of England decide whether investment in fossil fuels is ‘ethical’?

Bishop David Atkinson has been very active on environmental matters in recent years. He was on the Board of Operation Noah, but has now retired from that post. The attached paper is a contribution he made to Operation Noah’s Bright Now campaign about disinvestment from fossil fuels. This divestment movement …

What does the Bible say about the natural world and the place of humans in it? :Rev Richard Clarkson

The overarching biblical approach to the natural world is summed up in the words of the psalmist, ‘The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it’ (Ps 24:1). The Bible begins with two creation accounts, both emphasising that God created (Gen 1:1) and made (Gen 2:4) the earth. In Leviticus …

Review of “The Collapse of Western Civilisation”: Naomi Oreskes and Eric M. Conway

The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway. Columbia University Press (UK publication date is 29 July 2014, but the Kindle version is available 24 June 2014) The authors, Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, are both historians of science, and are …