Author: kaleeg

Economists greatly underestimate the price tag on harsher weather and higher seas. Why is that? October 23, 2019 By Naomi Oreskes and Nicholas Stern For some time now it has been clear that the effects of climate change are appearing faster than scientists anticipated. Now it turns out that there is another form of underestimation […]

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2017 by Dr. Michael Mann What can we say about the role of climate change in the unprecedented disaster that is unfolding in Houston with Hurricane Harvey? There are certain climate change-related factors that we can, with great confidence, say worsened the flooding. Sea level rise attributable to climate change – some of which is […]

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December 4th, 2020 by Dr. James Hansen Reversing climate change is possible, sensible and necessary. A year ago, when I was in the middle of writing my new book Sophie’s Planet, I thought that I may have a hard time selling people on the fact that we must go back at least to mid-20th century climate […]

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Dr. James Hansen, NASA, “Why I must speak out…”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmoeTSassrI Dr. Jane Lubchenco https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFqu6DpQlO4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDcpjCQ8SQY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LG5M-ziD_Q0 Dr. Katherine Hayhoe, Discussion on Climate Change  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wH1sM9nxzQY Govt. of Ireland https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqdmbI2xpvI Dr. Mark Jacobs, Stanford University https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UASzeS9yrTI Govt. of Iceland https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9HPqI3Gr4Y The State of Climate: by Climate Tracker: A TED Talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1oPVp63eNk Causes and Effects of Climate Change: […]

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The Major Objections from Climate Deniers by OFT, Saint Seraphim of Sarov Orthodox parish The Orthodox Church has been warning its members about climate change for over thirty years. Beginning with HAH Patriarch +Dimitrios in 1989, the Church has been concerned about this issue because of the moral, ethical and spiritual principles which mandate taking […]

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Media Release  (Cliquez ici pour le texte en Français) Summary for Policymakers, photos, ‘B-roll’, other media resources: bit.ly/IPBESReport Media launch webcast live from #IPBES7 (Paris, France): bit.ly/IPBESWebcast starts at 1p.m. (Paris time – CEST) / 7 a.m. (US EDT) / noon (London – BST) For interviews: media@ipbes.net or French: +33 62520-0281 English: +1-416-878-8712 or +1- 415-290-5516 or +49- 176-2538-2223 (After 7 May: […]

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“…That’s the disposition that I hear in patristic texts opening, opening, not shutting it down to some dead meaning. I have witnessed that in poetry during my younger life. Becoming Orthodox just shortly before I turned 40, realizing that there was a reason I hungered for that because that’s actually the truest thing about language and the truest thing about our relationship to revelation through language. The world is inexpressible and what one learns to do is to hear everything as a provisional, albeit necessary involvement, of understanding. It doesn’t eclipse what’s going to be revealed next. And that’s the exciting aspect of Orthodox Liturgy and even the vision of the world. Trust, honor it, love it for what it is and wait for it to open up. Examine your relationship with this world as also potentially one of opening…”

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Biodiversity is a critical part of creation. The health of our earth, including of course our own health, depend on it. Since the industrial revolution, human activities have added tremendous amounts of green house gases into the atmosphere. By doing so we are changing the composition of the atmosphere which results in the Earth becoming […]

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This still taken from our film has a real story behind it! The Face of God’s first film location was in Birchdale, BC, Canada. I chose this location because it is a very special place for me, and in general. I wanted to start the year of principal filming on the 1st of September, the […]

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You will not know these two women; they will never be elected for positions of power or government, and they live simply and in ways many of us have never experienced. However, they are those ‘of whom the world is not worthy,’ as described in Hebrews. The woman on the right (slightly out of focus) […]

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One of the themes The Face of God film is exploring is human population and the challenges it presents to the global ecosystem. Currently, there are 7.6 billion people on earth. In the last six months alone, .4 billion people were added to the world’s population of human beings. To put that into perspective, when […]

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