I am very excited to note the forthcoming publication of a book called A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions. It totally belies the idea that science and faith can’t work together toward common goals. The authors are a husband and wife team; Katharine Hayhoe is a climate researcher who focuses on global warming’s regional impacts, and who shares the 2007 Nobel Peace prize with Al Gore and the IPCC; and her husband Andrew Farley is an evangelical minister.
Just look at the incredible juxtaposition of endorsements for this one:
“Climate scientists are best able to tell us if, how, and why Earth’s climate is changing. Ethicists and religious scholars and leaders are best able to tell us how we should respond to the knowledge that science provides. Authored by a climate scientist and a religious leader, this book provides a unique perspective on Christian responses to the findings of climate science. Anyone who is open to messages from both science and Christian scriptures will be struck by the insight and synthesis of this remarkable author team. With clarity unusual in science reports and impeccable logic, A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions, is a compelling call to action.”
James J. McCarthy
Agassiz Professor of Oceanography, Harvard University
President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2008)
“Yes Lord! A scientist and a pastor writing a book together about faith and global warming! How cool is that? What a beautiful sign of the times we are living in. A whole movement of Christians are convinced that our faith in the God of heaven has to affect the way we live on this earth. May this book continue to move us closer to God’s dream for the world.”
author, activist, recovering sinner