Environment

Climate Change Has Four in 10 Young People Hesitant to Have Kids

The decline in the U.S. birth rate has many experts scratching their heads, with many…

This Month, 27 Species Were Taken Off the Endangered List — Because They’re Extinct 

As of this month, 27 species have moved from the endangered species list to extinct…

The Future of the Climate Fight

EDITOR’S NOTE: Given the sobering data in the UN’s exhaustive report on the rapidly accelerating…

UN: The Latest Climate Change Report Is ‘Code Red for Humanity’

As almost everyone knows, climate change scientists have been laying on the horn for several…

The Spiritual Toll of America’s Food Waste Epidemic

When they had all had enough to eat, he said to his disciples, “Gather the…

Five Things Everyone Should Do to Live More Sustainably

In her book 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess, author Jen Hatmaker mentions this tweet…

Welcome to the Age of Climate’s ‘Permanent Emergency’

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has dubbed the heat wave pummeling his state as the “beginning…

The Unprecedented Oregon Heatwave Is Now Responsible for Nearly 100 Deaths in Oregon

There is no end in sight for the deadly heatwave that’s been baking the Pacific…

Is It Possible to Care About Every Issue?

You’re tired. Absolutely and utterly exhausted. Slavery. Genocide. Racism. Climate change. Refugees. Poverty. Women’s rights.…

God ‘Making All Things New’ Doesn’t Mean Christians Can Ignore the Environment

It was a perfect Saturday afternoon: cloudless sky, 72 degrees, and a clean breeze blowing…

The EPA Says the U.S. Has Entered ‘Unprecedented’ Climate Territory

For anyone who’s been paying attention to the climate crisis (and if you’ve been reading…

Why Earth Day Must Matter to Christians

I am a disciple of Jesus. But if I am honest with myself, I am…

Scott Harrison on Why This World Water Day Hits a Little Different

World Water Day 2021 comes in the midst of a global pandemic, which is sucking…

Facebook is Going to Start Adding Labels to Your Climate Change Posts

If you thought the debate about “free speech” on private tech platforms would start to…

A Christian Justice Manifesto

We don’t willfully turn a blind eye to the world’s injustices. Usually, we have the…

Some Giving Tuesday Organizations That Could Use Your Donations

It was 2011 when a Chicago Theater Company first came up with the idea of…

Trump Has Stripped Protections From America’s Gray Wolves

On Thursday, the Trump Administration announced that it would be stripping gray wolves of the…

How to Avoid Apathy in a World Overrun by Causes

You’re tired. Absolutely and utterly exhausted. Slavery. Genocide. Racism. Climate change. Refugees. Poverty. Equality. Water.…

Earth Just Had Its Hottest September on Record

No, it’s not just your city that was burning up this summer. Unprecedented heat around…

Caring About Climate Change Is Part of Loving Your Neighbor

We’ve been really poor stewards of the earth. Genesis 2:15 says, “The Lord God took…

4 Ways You Can Help the Victims of Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian is the second strongest Atlantic storm on record (part of a larger, worrying…

The Biblical Reasons for Going ‘Low Waste’

The low waste movement has recently graduated from a low rumble to a giant sweep…

The Amazon Rainforest Is Burning at a Record Rate

The Amazon rainforest, which scientists refer to as “the lungs of the planet,” is on…

The Green New Deal Is Landing Some Surprising New Supporters: Christians

It’s taken as an article of faith that Christians in the U.S. are more likely…

Study: Climate Change Skeptics Are More Likely to Be Eco-Friendly Than True Believers

Research from Journal of Environmental Psychology throws a wrench in the eco-narrative, at least on an individual…

Study: 390 Billion Tons of Glaciers Are Melting Every Year Due to Climate Change

A new study from the Nature International Journal of Science has determined that glaciers worldwide are melting…

The Blue Macaw Parrot Made Famous in ‘Rio’ Is Officially Extinct In the Wild

In Rio, a blue macaw (known as a Spix’s Macaw) named Blu voiced by Jesse…

There’s an Ethical Way to Winterize Your Wardrobe

On Tuesday, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals tweeted a harebrained list of…

Massive New Climate Change Report Says the Crisis Could Begin In as Little as 20 Years

A major new climate change report from the United Nations’ scientific panel suggests that the…

The New ‘National Geographic’ Cover Will Force You to See Plastic Differently

National Geographic released a chilling cover for its June issue that will hopefully make you…

The Only Male Northern White Rhino Left In the World Is Dying

There are only three northern white rhinos left in the world, one male and two…

Gene Editing Will Soon Be a Reality—Now What?

A few months ago, I corresponded with a man named John. He is the father…

Exposing the Child Sex Trafficking Epidemic in Cambodia

When I began my advocacy work with For Dignity, I could not fully comprehend the…