In the below examples, one leaves it to the trained professionals. So why do we make an EXCEPTION where Climate Scientists are concerned? We all of a sudden become eager to say “leave it to God”. One could say that God gave us science to advance and understand life, and use it to heal and restore where needed, and to Continue Reading
“It’s very clear that conservatives have one plan for dealing with the popularity of the Green New Deal: scaring the hell out of people. And it’s very clear that they have one big problem: The hell they’re building through inaction is a lot scarier than “upgrading all existing buildings.” — Bill McKibben (in “Climate Change Is Scary—Not the Green New Continue Reading
“That better future doesn’t come for free—but it costs pennies on the dollar compared to the future Ebell and his Beltway ilk apparently accept, the one where you have to start moving all the residents of Miami, the one where fire season never stops, the one where growing wheat becomes a chancy proposition. And if you think these political conservatives Continue Reading
“Your world is going to be shattered by a changing Earth, but there can be great joy in the arts of shared survival. As Derek Walcott still tells us in 2069, “Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love which took its symmetry for granted when it was whole.” You have a chance Continue Reading
From Mark Davies via Hope and Climate Change
Several memes that are popular “so what?” responses of those who push back against the idea that there is any serious Ecological Crisis going on. 1. It hurts the poor 2. New technologies will make it all better. 3. The U.S. is doing better than other nations. 4. Addressing the Ecological Crisis will harm the economy. 1. What Industrialized nations Continue Reading
This is an awesome post on AOC, and how she puts Trump and Ryan to shame on intellectual/academic creds. Just listening to her, it is clearly apparent that she is not only credentialed, but gifted and articulate.
This ( HT Deen Thompson)
The right wing uproar and energy seeking to laugh at @AOC is , itself, a gas. The “she lacks brains” line, and others like it, are the rage on right wing comments, including a UM Facebook group that is frequented mostly by right wing conservatives. LOL Anyone with some quality education can recognize articulate passion and vision. She’s not only Continue Reading
Excellent theology here. We need to wake up and recover the intimate relationship of Creation to the Salvation story of our Scriptures. Is Christianity To Blame For Climate Change?
The lie keeps rolling. Enough for making ones self richer but not to pay living wages. HT Deen Thompson