JRI Newsletter No 27

>We are pleased to announce that the January 2012 JRI newsletter (No. 27) is now ready to download. Here you will find analysis on the recent Durban Climate Change meeting, reports on conferences past and an important one to come. Several significant publications have also emerged, and much more….. Download here

Water: Global Challenges for the 21st Century

Water: Global Challenges for the 21st Century We are delighted that the 2012 JRI and Redcliffe College Environment Conference will this year be in partnership with Tearfund. The theme is “Water: Global Challenges for the 21st Century”, and the meeting will take place on Saturday, 3rd March 2012  between 09:30 and …

Apocalypse Now

JRI Briefing Paper 21, “Apocalypse Now? The Book of Revelation and the Environmental Crisis” is now available. Simon Woodman argues that the imagery of final judgment in Revelation offer its audience an “assurance that, however powerful the forces currently opposing their faithful witness, these satanic systems will ultimately be called …

Bishops, Cardinals, Climate Change and Biodiversity

In the last few weeks two senior clerics, the Bishop of Chester, Dr Peter Forster (Church of England), and Cardinal Pell, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Sydney, have written articles or given speeches which have been highly sceptical of human-induced climate change. There have been several strong responses to both …

Response to the Bishop of Chester from Prof. Bob White

The Bishop of Chester, Dr. Peter Forster, recently wrote an article in the Church Times (21 Oct. 2011) which was highly sceptical of human-induced climate change. The article was reproduced in full on the web site of the Global Warming Policy Foundation, a climate sceptic organisation chaired by Lord Lawson, …