(RNS) — Geoengineering can be controversial because it intentionally interferes with the climate system. Religious groups are now being invited to weigh in on the ethics.
Tag - climate change
GREENSBORO, N.C. (RNS) — Smaller, African-American churches are convinced of the moral obligations of switching to renewable energy sources, but the speed with which they take on solar panels has much to do with economics and state regulations.
Fewer than half of US Mormons think that climate change is caused by human activity. But one BYU professor -- and now, debut novelist -- is on a quiet campaign to focus on the environment.
(RNS) — We can start by expanding our vision and admitting that Easter is about God’s relationship with the whole world — not just human beings.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (RNS) — South Africa’s crown jewel is experiencing its worst drought ever. As government officials threaten apocalyptic comparisons to World War II and 9/11, faith groups offer hope and a way forward.
Good riddance to Kathleen Hartnett White: she celebrated fossil fuels like anti-abolitionists once praised slavery.
(RNS) — Despite widespread efforts to advance environmental awareness among Christians, a new study shows that two decades of advocacy has not made Christians any greener in their outlooks.
(RNS) — As faith leaders, we believe it’s time we stopped pretending and summoned our great generosity of spirit and incalculable ingenuity to address the ongoing disaster that is causing all our other disasters: climate change.
The reality of a hopelessly divided American Christian scene.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — 'Our attitude and behaviour towards creation obscures our calling as God’s co-operators,' wrote Pope Francis and Orthodox Christian leader Patriarch Bartholomew.
For the past 100 years, indigenous peoples have been forced to adapt to changes in their environments and modify their religious rituals in the United States. Global warming, however, is different.
(Reuters) 'The pope encouraged me to continue and fight for international agreements, including the Paris agreement,' Merkel said after an unusually long private audience with him.
(RNS) They may be taking the Bible literally, which could explain their climate change skepticism. Some experts say it’s more complicated than that.
(RNS) Those of us in the U.S. need to develop a more vibrant theology that prioritizes creation care over consumption and love of neighbor over economic gain.
WASHINGTON (RNS) While leaders of the so-called religious left were overwhelmingly critical of the move, conservatives were somewhat divided.