environment

December 8, 2020
Christ Breaking the Bounds of Animal Suffering. Triptych my Aidan Hart. On the sides are Saints Irenaeus and Isaac

How long till the next pandemic?

Now that we are looking forward to getting vaccinated and once again hugging our friends, it’s easy to assume that this year’s pandemic has been a […]
September 11, 2020
Stream

Water from a tap is a convenience: water from a spring is a miracle

I owe the title to Juliet Du Boulay’s study of traditional village life on a Greek island 50 years ago, before the people adapted to modernity. […]
June 5, 2020

The Churches, Technology and Covid-19

Earlier in the year I wrote a blog for MC about links between the Environment Catastrophe and Covid-19. Since then we have had ten weeks in […]
May 4, 2020
Detail from Augustine, by Antonio Rodriguez, 17th century

Coronavirus and moral responsibility

How we wish the world was different! But how much of our wishing comes from self-centredness? I recently posted on the limits to human knowledge. This […]
April 6, 2019

Martyn Goss: How do we respond to climate change induced migration?

In February 2014 local churches responded positively to the collapse of the sea wall at Dawlish in Devon, which saw the rail line severed and people […]
February 6, 2019

Why do we make each other so ill by polluting the air?

Air pollution is ‘ the new tobacco‘, said the World Health Authority a short time ago: ‘the simple act of breathing is killing 7 million people a […]