Laurel Kearns has researched religiously motivated groups in the US who deny human-induced global warming. She talks to Global Ideas about their impact and the potential of religion to tackle climate challenges.
What do churches and climate protection have to do with each other? A whole lot, according to theologian and ethicist Markus Vogt. He tells us why the church is the best place to address issues raised by climate change.
Preserving nature is central to Judaism as seen in many of its rituals. Jewish environmental anthropologist Jeremy Benstein talked to Global Ideas about how his religion’s holy texts translate to modern times.
It’s not enough to simply pray for a better environment, you have to stand up and take action, says Fazlun Khalid, one of the world’s leading eco-theologians. He believes religion can help save the planet.
Respect and reverence for nature underlies many Hindu practices and rituals. Yet, many Hindu places of worship face huge environmental problems.