An Introduction to Environmental Ethics

We are pleased to announce the publication of a new Grove Booklet “An Introduction to Environmental Ethics” by Martin and Margot Hodson (E 184 in the ethics series). The booklet is described by the publishers here: “Environmental ethics is of increasing importance both in the wider world and as part …

Saving Planet Earth – a serious role for the Church?

CRES Day (Saturday 29th April 2017) at Ripon College Cuddesdon nr. Oxford with Andy Atkins and Margot Hodson Christian Rural and Environmental Studies (CRES) is very pleased to welcome Andy Atkins the Chief Executive of A Rocha UK, and former Chief Executive of Friends of the Earth, as guest speaker. He will look at …

Briefing Paper No 32: Donald Trump, the Environment and the Church

For the last few months JRI Operations Director, Dr Martin Hodson, has been looking into Donald Trump’s environmental policies. Since Trump’s election as President of the United States of America this effort has intensified, and has resulted in the production of JRI Briefing Paper Number 32 “Donald Trump, the Environment …

Website Update

The JRI website is currently (28th – 31st December 2016) undergoing a makeover! We are hoping to keep as much functionality as possible during this process but there may be times when links become temporarily inactive and items move from the usual menu location. Please bear with us – and …

Three Parent Families: Dr Andrew Wright

Today (15 December 2016) it was announced by the UK’s Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority that 3 parent fertilisations can be undertaken in the UK subject to the granting by the HFEA of the necessary licence. I must declare an interest. I researched for 4 years at Newcastle upon Tyne …