Category Archives: Environment justice

ridicule and deformity or imagination itself?

©carol kingston-smith The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity… and some scarce see nature at all. … Continue reading

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Churches and Sustainable Communities conference (part 3)

Originally posted on Bread ovens and bicycles:
This week I am reflecting on a conference I attended at the weekend, see part 1 and part 2 for more information. Sir John Houghton After lunch we had a short, informal session…

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Food waste and food loss

Originally posted on Make Wealth History:
This week the World Bank has been highlighting the problem of food waste, reinforcing previous findings that between a quarter and a third of the world’s food is lost or wasted. I’ve written about…

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Churches and Sustainable Communities conference (part 1)

Originally posted on Bread ovens and bicycles:
I’m fairly sure the first rule of blogging is to choose your topic and stick to it. With that advice in mind, and with apologies to anyone who follows this blog for recipes,…

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Sustainable growth is not scientifically credible

Originally posted on Make Wealth History:
One of the regular objections to those who say that sustainability is incompatible with economic growth is that it is a political or ideological stance. We somehow want things to be simpler and greener…

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Climate Justice – Contemporary developments in science, policy, action and theology

Last week we featured Martin & Margot Hodson’s chapter on climate justice in Carnival Kingdom. In this chapter, they provide an update on the science and policy of climate change. This is one of the key issues facing humanity this century … Continue reading

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Christian Perspectives on Water – local and global challenges in times of scarcity and plenty

The latest edition of the Redcliffe journal encounters is now out, and you can read the articles here (slides accompanying the articles are also available):- http://www.redcliffe.org/SpecialistCentres/EncountersMissionJournal/vw/1/ItemID/114 The text of my editorial is set out below. A warm welcome to this … Continue reading

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