The drought affects 34.5% of the Spanish territory. Christian geographer Michael Wickham analyses the water crisis that hits the Mediterranean region of Europe.
“God willing, we will approve this tool to ensure that the forests are paid for and protected”, said Marina Silva.
In a central place of the ‘Blue Zone’ in Dubai, 50 faith groups organise dozens of events. Evangelical environmentalists told Evangelical Focus what they plan to do at the large UN conference.
“As much as we need to mine, we have to set boundaries so as not to compromise the wellbeing of the community”, says Christian conservationist group A Rocha Ghana.
A survey in France shows that 76% of evangelicals know of Bible passages related to environmental care. Jean-François Mouhot (A Rocha) sees “a generational change in the churches”.
A “first of its kind” survey conducted in France shows that evangelicals are more interested in environmental care than the average population.
In the midst of our storms, whether global or local, universal or personal,we need to bring our anxieties to the One who rebuked the wind and the waves.
The core issue may not be AI itself, but rather the prevailing practices and thought patterns. An article by Shuk Ling Chan.
The leader of the Evangelical Alliance in Greece asks to “pray for our government to take the needed steps and pass the right laws in order to protect both the beautiful environment of our country, and the people and their property”.
An interview with Argentinian climate scientist Fernando Primo Forgioni, a committed Christian. “My generation was the last to be brought up with conceptions of an infinite world in which environmental problems were a secondary issue”.
It is estimated that around 3,500 hectares were affected by the fire. “Part of our task is to bring consolation, truth and hope to the people”, the local evangelical pastor says.
Spanish Christian geographer Miguel Wickham analyses the severe drought that is hitting Southern Europe.
Bruce Nicholls gives a rapid overview of the issue of climate change and then concentrates on the Christian response.
A study on how Evangelical Alliance websites across Europe adress climate change, climate crisis and creation care.
A decade later, Francis still faces unresolved challenges. “As a good Jesuit, he resisted making decisions so far”, says evangelical theologian in Rome, Leonardo De Chirico.
Three Christian voices comment on the UN Climate Conference in the United Arab Emirates at the end of 2023. “It is vital that we end the fossil fuel industry’s influence over climate policy”.
Matthias Boehning shares his impressions after attending the COP27 global climate conference in Egypt. He represented the World Evangelical Alliance.
Let’s take seriously the warnings we have been given, repent of our personal and systematic greed and serve the Lord and our neighbours with joy and hope.
We must seek ways to communicate, participate, and act in order to bring about positive changes in today's increasingly ‘glocal’ world.
Recent surveys in Germany and the Netherlands analyse the daily decisions of church members to see if they differ from the rest of society.
The floods were caused by heavier than usual monsoon rains and melting glaciers in the northern mountainous regions that followed a severe heat wave. We need to address climate change.
Since mid-June, floods of “apocalyptic proportions” have caused overflowing waters throughout the country, leaving over 1,200 people dead and affecting 33 million.
In France, the destruction of forest fires was seven times the annual average. Christian environmentalists warn against responding to the crisis with “self-defeating views”.
Raphael Moser is a mountain guide in the Swiss Alps. He is thankful to be part of a “generation that is able to see and admire these impressive elements and formations”.
During this summer’s heatwaves, the melting point of ice climbed above the emblematic Mount Blanc (4,800m). Christians should lead efforts to “reduce CO2 emissions to stop this dangerous warming”, says environmentalist Steve Tanner.