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Evangelicals were everywhere at the COP talks

December 13, 2015

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Committed Christians were crawling under every rock at the United Nations climate talks in Paris, with environmentally-friendly evangelicals leaping into the fray as never before. Brian Webb headed up a Climate Caretakers team while VIP’s such as Richard Cizik and Katharine Hayhoe held interviews and made their presence known.

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Those Fun and Crazy Guys: Humpback Whales

April 1, 2015

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Scientists ponder the motivation behind the songs of the male humpbacks – or, more technically, their hums. Many thought they were typical men, shamelessly wooing the ladies in the open sea with nary a glance at the neighborhood’s mortified barracudas. No doubt they were promising the moon: “We love you because of your minds.” But there’s no recorded instance of females casually swimming past and peaking back, which leaves us with one of two choices. Option One: the men are a bunch-a losers. Option Two: We don’t know why they sing.

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Seeing the world through different eyes

January 30, 2015

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Three legged tables crash when we slice off the third leg. Knives, forks, spoons, coffee cups, and plates splatter all over the floor along with the vase with the flowers. It’s an embarrassing mess.

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Wisdom from the Jesuits: Climate change signals a vapid spirituality

December 8, 2014

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Jamie Today, S.J., displayed Ignatian Spirituality at its finest in his November 15th piece at Ecojesuit, “Healing a broken world from our communities: Thinking and praying on the gift of creation.”

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Two items

September 29, 2014

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A shout-out to all prowling the Northeastern United States in October …

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Ca-ching: Human-induced climate change spells doom for spirituality and business

September 15, 2014

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It’s a strange harmony. Wall Street powerhouses now chime with robed clerics in an offbeat tune: Ruining our atmosphere is not only immoral, it’s bad for the S&P 500. What’s next? Will the executives and clergy swap portfolio tips for divestment brochures at the People’s Climate March on September 21 in New York City?

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“The Ocean Is Dying”

August 24, 2014

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A new Netflix documentary portrays the the life of Dr. Sylvia Earle, who broke through the gender barrier fifty years ago and has been studying the ocean ever since.

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Solar Freakin’ Roadways

May 28, 2014

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Since two independent teams of scientists independently concluded that ice sheets in West Antarctica are past the tipping point — behaving independently from ostrich-in-the-sand dreams — maybe it’s time we get independent in our thinking. A possible path toward such independence (play the video) …

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A daughter’s plea to her influencial father-pastor: climate change is real

May 5, 2014

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Anna Jayne Joyner, daughter of well-known pastor Rick Joyner, has been one of those evangelical Christians spear-heading the battle against climate change. Unfortunately, her father is a denier. Here are the first two paragraphs along with a link to the rest of her open letter:

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Katharine Hayhoe named as one of the world’s 100 top influencers — and we’re pleased

April 25, 2014

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We’re blowing the party whistles at the latest news: TIME magazine selected Climate Scientist Katharine Hayhoe, a bonafide evangelical Christian, as one of the world’s one hundred most influential people. Her honest awe-shucks demeanor comes as a relief in our shrill world, and she defies Lynn White’s 1967 essay that portrayed Christianity as the source of environmental evil

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