Just one of the many questions former IPCC chair for scientific assessment and practising Christian John Houghton considers in his new Physics Today interview. His answer?
Of course, it's a very broad human responsibility, not just a Christian one. But on the whole, Christians have been lagging behind many other groups in their concern for the environment, care for the Earth, and care for poor people. And Christians, because of their beliefs, should really be out in front.
Houghton also discusses the greening of the Evangelicals and blames America for being the seat of the Denialist movement. Important stuff because, as Newsbusters columnist and Denier extraordinaire Noel Sheppard has written:
Folks, If religious leaders are going to get in on the con, we're in trouble...