Don Bosch

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The Greenest Elephant

I’m endorsing Mike Huckabee for president over at The Evangelical Ecologist thanks to statements from him like this: There has been a perception that conservative Republicans do not care much for the environment or the protection and preservation of natural resources. Continue Reading...

Closing the Credibility Gap

If denominations want to demonstrate leadership over social issues like the environment they must have a good track record leading folks in spiritual matters within their own congregations. After all, if they can’t handle the Great Commission, how effective can their first commission work possibly be? Continue Reading...

The Great Bible Reef – Is Green VBS Good VBS?

This year’s hot vacation bible school package is called The Great Bible Reef – Dive Deep Into God’s Word. The folks at BretherenPress are advertising The Great Bible Reef this way: Dive into the ‘Great Bible Reef’ for an incredible VBS! Continue Reading...

Japan’s “Cool Biz” Effort Gets Immediate Results

With more efforts like this we could solve global warming tomorrow (and mismanaged pensions, and short necks, and the auto industry, and…). TOKYO (Reuters) – An unseasonal chill had some cabinet ministers shivering in their short-sleeved shirts as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe launched Japan’s annual "Cool Biz" fashion campaign to save energy and fight global warming. Continue Reading...

Concourse of Hypocrisy

You just can’t make this stuff up. Here’s my favorite photo, for reasons our friends at Zombietime completely missed but I’m sure Jordan (our resident anti-misanthropist) will appreciate: If it’s hard to see what the little blue sticker to the left says, here’s a better view: In other words, stop killing our children for oil, but make sure we can kill them for convenience. Continue Reading...

Is there a Bush Doctrine on CO2?

Glenn Reynolds links: U.S. carbon dioxide emissions dropped slightly last year even as the economy grew, according to an initial estimate released yesterday by the Energy Information Administration. As Randy would say, "Yo Dog, check it out…" One data point does not a trend make, but it’s obviously possible to comfortably grow the economy and domestic output without increasing CO2. Continue Reading...

Good News for the Masses

In between jokes, Gore called for a change in thinking about climate issues and the pollution that causes global warming. He was especially critical of the business community’s current focus on quarterly profits at the expense of sustainable business practices. Continue Reading...