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Earth Day: Religion is Returning to Environmental Causes

Earth Day: Religion is Returning to Environmental Causes

In anticipation of Earth Day, religious and environmental leaders gathered at the University of Utah Law School’s 18th Stegner Symposium to discuss ecological theology and the ways religion is returning to environmental causes after decades away.

Is the Loss of Arctic Ice to Blame for Britain’s Wet Summers?

Is the Loss of Arctic Ice to Blame for Britain’s Wet Summers?

Research just published by the science journal,“Environmental Research Letters” has added a new theory as a cause for the extraordinary soggy summers.

Global warming could bring about Alarming Scenarios in Southeast Asia

Global warming could bring about Alarming Scenarios in Southeast Asia

Scientists warn in a new World Bank report of major impacts on the region if the temperature rises by up to 2 degrees Celsius—warming which they say may be reached in two to three decades—fueled by the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation.

Climate Scientists Predict New Sea Level Changes

Climate Scientists Predict New Sea Level Changes

In a new report, climate change scientists predict that for each one degree Celsius of increase in global temperature, sea levels will rise 2.3 meters. They say their estimate may be accurate for as long as the next 2,000 years.

Massive Flooding Wreaks Havoc Across Central Europe

Massive Flooding Wreaks Havoc Across Central Europe

The recent floods are feared to be the worst since 2002, when parts of Germany and the Czech Republic were devastated and communities in Austria, Slovakia, Russia, and Romania were affected. Please pray for the ministries with work in the flood zones. Pray for wisdom for them, safety for their members, and for opportunity to be the hands and feet of Christ.

Rising Population, Global Warming Exhaust Resources

Rising Population, Global Warming Exhaust Resources

By Rosanne Skirble, VOA News, Jan 18, 2013: Population growth threatens to strain Earth’s water and food resources. By 2050, nine billion people will be living on the planet, up from six billion today. The problem facing the world community is how to meet those needs while reining in the global greenhouse gases warming the earth. Advances […]

UN says Global Warming Trend is “Unmistakable”

UN says Global Warming Trend is “Unmistakable”

Phil Mercer, VOA News, Jan. 15, 2013: The United Nations’ chief science body is meeting in Tasmania as climate scientists urge Australia to prepare for rising sea levels that could put about $300 billion worth of commercial property, infrastructure and homes at risk.  The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change summit in Hobart is the latest […]

2012: Another Year of Extreme Weather

2012: Another Year of Extreme Weather

By Rosanne Skirble, VOA News, Dec. 21, 2012: The year 2012 was one of extreme weather: massive floods in Australia stranded entire towns; a day of torrential rains submerged half the Philippines capital; a super-typhoon ravaged the western Pacific; and a record drought seared more than half the continental United States.These and other extreme weather events […]

Philippines: Typhoon Death Toll Climbs to 300

Philippines: Typhoon Death Toll Climbs to 300

By Simone Orendain, VOA News, Dec. 5, 2012: MANILA — The southern half of the Philippines is reeling from a major typhoon that has so far left more than 230 people dead. The state weather bureau says Typhoon Bopha is on a northwest path from the country’s western-most island province of Palawan.Officials say they are now focused […]

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