Climate Change

“Extreme climate events are becoming neither more intense nor more frequent”

"Diagnostic tools that chart the frequency and intensity of tropical cyclones globally and regionally — such as their number and the energy associated with them — show a cyclic pattern to hurricane activity but no long-term trend."  Climate Change and the Christian Faith

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Pope Francis condemns climate change sceptics

Earth Day 2017 and the Anti-Scientific ‘March for Science’

"[S]ound science is based on evidence and not climate scaremongering. ... doesn’t work by consensus... tests theories and predictions against observations of the real world...doesn’t intimidate dissenters, manipulate data, attack critics, or play lackey to politics."

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Religion drives skepticism about evolution, but not climate change

"In a recent edition of the journal Environment and Behavior, Rice University sociologist Elaine Howard Ecklund and her colleagues write that while religious views drive Americans’ rejection of evolution, skepticism about climate change is more a function of political views and lack of confidence in the work of scientists." RNS

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Climate Science, Energy Policy, Poverty, and Christian Faith: How do they Connect?

"In the March 16, 2016, issue of Forbes astrophysicist Ethan Siegel’s article The Next Great Global Warming ‘Hiatus’ is Coming! sought to refute sceptics of catastrophic anthropogenic global warming (CAGW) by arguing that the apparent lack of statistically significant global warming over roughly the last 18 or 19 years is just one in a series of lulls in a long-term warming trend for which human action is responsible." CW

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