Posts tagged "religion and environment"

Evergreen Like a Pine-Tree Air Freshener

For how long of a period can one group — say environmentalists — be described as in the process of “gaining a new ally” — call ‘em evangelicals? If it was a small-town local rag looking for filler stories, the counterintuitive hook — Bible-thumpers and tree-huggers get together! — could probably still seem fresh months...

Greening Christianity, Whitewashing the News

Buzzing its way through the British media is the recent announcement that three Christian faith-based organizations have joined together with 14 “traditional” environmentalist groups in order to guilt Downing Street into reducing its CO2 emissions. “Stop Climate Chaos” brings together the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development, Christian Aid and the evangelical organization Tearfund with groups...