Quickly sharing several bits of environmental-news with you... Willie Nelson distributing bio-diesel in the U.S. ... Antarctica warming ... climate tipping point ... Blair pushes greener agenda ... Oklahoma continues keeping Texas from falling into the Gulf.
January 2005 Archives
Editorial: Where is God? Tsunami Relief Efforts
Response to the common questions of "where was God?" and "how could God allows this?" in reference to the devastation of December 26th's earthquake and tsunamis.
Global Dimming Further Verified
In a nutshell: it has been shown the amount of sunlight reaching Earth's surface has been decreasing over the last several decades. This decrease is attributed to particulate matter introduced into the atmosphere by human behavior (i.e soot, chemicals, CO2, etc.). Of course, with less sunlight reaching the surface, the effects of global warming are somewhat mitigated...
Virtual Interview: Paul Chaffee of the Interfaith Center at the Presidio
Originally published in the InterfaithNews.Net e-zine
This is the first in a series of virtual interviews with interfaith leaders from around the world. We anticipate hearing stories of inspiration, heartfelt action, and inter-religious cooperation.
Rev. Paul Chaffee is executive director of the Interfaith Center at the Presidio. The Center is an umbrella organization of 20 Bay Area interfaith groups founded in 1995. The Interfaith Center makes its home in the Main Post Chapel (which it cares for) of the Presidio of San Francisco, the nation's newest national park. Ordained in the United Church of Christ, Paul has been active in the United Religions Initiative (URI), North American Interfaith Network (NAIN), the Parliament of the World Religions, and local interfaith initiatives, and contributes to this magazine.