Environment

Love thy neighbor, love the neighborhood

Environment | Debate over global warming heats up among evangelicals
by Mark Bergin
Posted 8/06/05, 12:00 am

Glaciers are melting. Sea levels are rising. Coral reefs are bleaching. And summer months are scorching. Since the 1980s, numerous environmental organizations have used such claims to push an agenda that would make life harder for the U.S. poor and for those with large families who need large vehicles. Now, with sincere evangelicals lining up on both sides, the environmental debate is getting even hotter.

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Lost and found

Environment | Reports of a famous bird's demise were greatly exaggerated
by Jamie Dean
Posted 5/14/05, 12:00 am

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Sunday drivers

Environment | Evangelical theology placed in the service of the liberal agenda earns ink and airtime for anti-SUV campaign
by Timothy Lamer
Posted 12/07/02, 12:00 am

When The New York Times, The Washington Post, and CNN all show interest in what Jesus would think on an issue, it's likely that the liberal political agenda is involved.

That was the case late last month, when the "What Would Jesus Drive?" campaign fired on all cylinders. The Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN) and other religious groups got a lot of mileage out of arguing that it's immoral to drive big, fuel-inefficient vehicles. "We want to start a discussion in the evangelical community on transportation as a moral issue," the EEN's Rev. Jim Ball told ABC.

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