Bible Against Climate Change

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The video above features politicians reprehensibly appealing to the Bible as though it can be used to discount the evidence for climate change, or the likelihood that its long-term impact with be catastrophic.

It would make more sense to argue from the fact that there never was a worldwide flood, that non-coastal regions will probably survive, than to argue from the mythical story of the flood that flooding can never happen again.

But that argument won’t carry weight with conservative Christians, and so it is a good thing that Chris Mooney, in an article in Mother Jones, turned to Katharine Hayhoe, an Evangelical Christian, for arguments that show why even conservatives ought to reject climate change denialism. Click through to read them. And here is an episode from the television show “Years of Living Dangerously” which explores the subject further:

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