Proverbs 31:8 says "Speak out for those who cannot speak [for themselves]."
Climate Week is upon us, and as world leaders gather at the UN and the G-20 to nibble away at the problem of international cooperation to address the issue, popular American responses seem to veer
Earlier this week, environmental activist (and Sojourners columnist
If anyone still doesn't believe in global warming, come to Glacier National Park. My wife Karin and I just spent two days of our vacation here.
The planet is warming at an unprecedented rate, and this will have enormous impact: By the middle of this century, an estimated 150 to 200 million people may become permanently displaced due to ris
Winning can be nearly as hard as losing. Everything changed for the American environmental movement with Barack Obama’s victory.
As I look at where we need to get, pronto -- 350 parts per million or less carbon in the atmosphere, sustainable use of planetary resources, and a world economy consistent with those things -- and
Congress is hard at work on historic energy and climate change legislation. The House of Representatives plans to vote on a bill in the next few weeks, with the Senate to follow in early fall.
Today's most pressing task for humanity, I believe, is to halt the current environmental crisis.
The year was 1988. I was 11 years old and my younger brother Paul was 7 years old.