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Who Will Save Hampton Roads From the Flood?

The full impact of climate change is often lost in statistics, science, politics, and economics; it’s easy to forget there are real people whose homes and livelihoods are threatened right now. But a recent article by Michael Schulson in the Durham-based Scalawag magazine serves as a powerful reminder that environmental protection is also people protection. In the […]

December 14th

Anna Jane Joyner Talks Climate Action to Rolling Stone

Featured in this month’s Archive Issue of Rolling Stone, popular climate change activist Anna Jane Joyner received another boost in her already lofty platform. “Can a Christian Make Conservatives Care About Climate Change?” Is the title of Coco McPherson’s spotlight on the famous Preacher’s Daughter. Anna Jane Joyner’s father, Rick, founded a global-wide mega church […]

January 6th

What Religion May Bring to the Environmental Table

A recent USA Today article, “Taking to the Pulpit Against Climate Change,” depicts a war between religious environmentalists and Christian conservatives. It’s an interesting article that highlights the growing number of individuals and groups who are making the connection between religion and environmentalism. But it does make me wonder — if more religious leaders take the pulpit […]

July 16th

Florida Evangelicals Urge Gov. to Act on Climate Change

Evangelicals in Florida are increasing pressure on Gov. Rick Scott to make confronting the impacts of climate change a priority. Rev. Mitch Hescox, president of the Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN), has started a petition calling on Scott to take action on climate change: As Christians, we believe that God’s grace empowers us to honestly confront the […]

May 21st