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Ethos Environment · 5M ago

Pie in the sky? Geoengeering not a fix for our problems

Mount Pinatubo produced enough sulphur to combat a double CO2 scenario, but also declines in global rainfall.One of the things that has been keeping me from blogging of late has been a journ...
Ethos Environment · 6M ago

Of ballet and reefs

Great Barrier Reef. (Toby Hudson, Creative Commons)I had the pleasure of speaking at Merri Creek Anglican today, following World Earth Day. The audio will be here soon. I gave one of my stan...
Ethos Environment · 7M ago

Beauty can save the world

The following piece made it into the final ten for a writing competition for the magazine New Philosopher and is previously unpublished.It is becoming an accepted scientific idea that we are...
Ethos Environment · 7M ago

Creation care in the country - my trip to Wagga Wagga

From time to time I get speaking invitations, which I relish. Preaching about climate change and other aspects of the Anthropocene is a passion of mine, albeit a mixed passion given the dire...
Ethos Environment · 8M ago

Partnership or enslavement? Human-bird relationships

Humans have multiple and complex relationships with all species on the planet now, as we have entered into the age of the Anthropocene. But then again, even before we reached the level where...
Ethos Environment · 9M ago

Don't look down Donald - climate and political change

Have you ever watched cartoons where the character doesn't know that they are about to fall under the influence of gravity until they look down? I remember once watching a cartoon (I was sur...
Ethos Environment · 11M ago

Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground. Adani and Australian coal

And some have sailed from a distant shoreAnd the company takes what the company wantsAnd nothing's as precious, as a hole in the groundBlue Sky Mine. Written by James Moginie, Martin Rotsey...
Ethos Environment · 11M ago

Truth tellers in a post-fact world

We really should call a spade a spade. A post fact world is one of lies, spin, hype and ignorance as bliss. While science isn't perfect (it's done by finite and fallen humans), it does revea...
Ethos Environment · 11M ago

Studying Ecomission online

When I started thinking in the area of ecological concern from a theological perspective, I had no idea really where it would take me, or who would end up reading what I wrote. I'm often run...
Ethos Environment · 11M ago

How do we love our neighbours in a warming world?

The following is the text of an address that I gave at the Salvation Army Festival of Mission here in Melbourne. Thanks to sister Brooke Prentis for this action shot.I’m sure many of you are...