Tag: Climate Change

A Religious Case against Climate Change Denial: Episcopal Church attempts to Raise Awareness

KATHARINE JEFFERTS SCHORI, THE CURRENT HEAD OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH, RECENTLY SAID IN AN INTERVIEW WITH THE GUARDIAN THAT DENYING CLIMATE CHANGE IS BOTH BLIND AND IMMORAL, AS WELL AS A REJECTION OF GOD’S GIFT: KNOWLEDGE. Read More: A Religious Case against Climate Change Denial: Episcopal Church attempts to Raise Awareness.

Are we tired of talking about climate change?

“We monitor 50 sources around the world across 25 countries on six continents. We seek to put our fingers on the pulse of the ebbs and flows of coverage of climate change over time, month to month.   “It’s not an exhaustive reading of all media accounts everywhere around the globe across all platforms, but […]

Kerry accused of exaggerating role as senator in early global warming hearings

Secretary of State John Kerry is taking heat for exaggerating his role as a senator in organizing the chamber’s first climate-change hearings.   Questions about Kerry’s repeated assertions that he helped organize and participated in the Senate hearings roughly 27 years ago resurfaced after a March 12 speech before the Atlantic Council, in Washington, D.C. […]

Climate denial is immoral, says head of US Episcopal church

The highest ranking woman in the Anglican communion has said climate denial is a “blind” and immoral position which rejects God’s gift of knowledge.   Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of the Episcopal church and one of the most powerful women in Christianity, said that climate change was a moral imperative akin to that of […]

Jerry Brown to Take Climate Change Theology to Crusade Level

“Well they say the scientists know more about it” Brown momentarily wavered while answering Todd. “But I will tell you this. There is research that says that there is a connection between the current drought and the extreme weather in the east and other parts of the world. The UN has said that 40 % […]

Al Gore at SXSW: We Need to ‘Punish Climate-Change Deniers’ and ‘Put a Price on Carbon’

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival is happening now in Austin, Texas. Running from March 9 to 22, it’s a massive film, interactive and music festival that is nearly 20 years old. The festival brings together designers, developers, investors, entrepreneurs and politicians for panels and discussions about technology and innovation. Read More: Al Gore at SXSW: We Need […]

Correction: New England Snow-Boston Record story

BOSTON (AP) — In a story March 15 about Boston’s seasonal snowfall record, The Associated Press erroneously reported the previous record, set in 1995-96. It was 107.6 inches, not 107.9 inches. Read More: Correction: New England Snow-Boston Record story – Yahoo News.

Pope Francis: Climate change mostly man’s fault

Pope Francis said Thursday that climate change is due primarily from human activities. Read More: Pope Francis: Climate change mostly man’s fault – Washington Times.

Religious leaders urge action to combat climate change

Religious leaders from across the faith spectrum gathered Friday at the Capitol to seek action to combat climate change and to mitigate its effects, whether it be at the federal level or in local communities. Read More: Religious leaders urge action to combat climate change | National Catholic Reporter.

And That’s the Way It Was: In 1972, Cronkite Warned of ‘New Ice Age’

The “brutal” winter is on the attack again, bringing sleet and heavy snow to the mid-Atlantic region. Previous storms targeted the deep south including Dallas, Texas, and several hammered New England. By March 4, Boston was just 2 inches away from hitting an all-time record for snow, Boston.com reported. Read More: And That’s the Way […]