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Saints To Remember Amid Flames

November 1, 2019

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Two supposedly unrelated news items join hands today.

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No Worries At Armageddon

October 11, 2018

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Our society is certifiably bonkers. I’ve got proof positive.

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Does Jesus Love Smog?

February 22, 2018

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Billy Graham was not a leading environmentalist, of course, but his brand of pre-politicized evangelicalism made room for biologists, physicists, and atmospheric scientists. He, along with other evangelicals like Francis Schaeffer, didn’t find them threatening. 

 

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Falsehood’s seductive charm

January 23, 2018

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Once again, we see a lie’s allure when matched with the abrasive truth – especially after the tyranny of the urgent locks us up and tosses the key. The truth: Newly-released NASA and NOAA reports say 2017 was one of the three hottest since recording began – and the most stifling without an El Nino […]

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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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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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