Creation Justice Blog
Pittsboro Presbyterian Church
Where’s the BEEF?
During the ‘hamburger wars’ of the mid 1980’s, Wendy’s panned its competitors’ puny burgers with what would become an iconic slogan, “Where’s the beef?” Dave Thomas claimed his ‘Old Fashioned Hamburgers’ had more beef than McDonald’s or Burger King. Now four decades...
‘Big Ag’: Feeding the Climate Crisis while Starving the Future
Today is Febuary 2, ‘Groundhog Day.’ But after 22 years on the job, our local groundhog prognosticator, ‘Sir Walter Wally,’ is nowhere to be seen. He has decided to pack it in and retire. Impeccable timing, I’d say. It’s a miserable day, cold and rainy. I wouldn’t...
In Pursuit of ‘Common Sense’
For retired folks such as me, most days feel like Saturday. This is both a blessing and a curse. On the latter end it means that the morning ritual often begins with the quest to find out what day it actually is. As I peered at my Nature Conservancy wall calendar this...
COP 15 Scores a Goal for Biodiversity
For nearly a month people across the world had been hitting life’s pause button and turning their gaze to elite athletes kicking and head-butting inflatable round balls into netted goals in Lusail, Qatar. Then this past Sunday in epic fashion, the 2022 FIFA World Cup...
Something New Under the Sun
“Simply put, this is one of the most impressive scientific feats of the 21st century.” ~ Jennifer Granholm – U.S. Energy Secretary It may not be as visually exciting as watching the first man walk on the moon, but in the grand scheme of things, mimicking on earth what...
Climate Misinformation/Disinformation: The ‘Fox’ in the Eco Hen House
“Our world cannot afford any more greenwashing, fake movers or late movers… we must close the emissions gap before climate catastrophe closes in on us all.” ~ UN Secretary General António Guterres [This is a recent statement that was made as green house gas emissions...
A Rachel Carson Moment
“Today we need a Rachel Carson moment, one that will wake up the masses to understand that climate change is THE primary challenge of our time. Leaders from both parties need to work in tandem to offer American citizens an emergency climate change adjustment plan....
One of These Things
"One of these things is not like the others, One of these things just doesn't belong, Can you tell which thing is not like the others By the time I finish my song?" [lyrics from a Sesame Street song – One of These Things (Is Not Like the Others)] There are certain...
Keeping an Eye on the Sparrow: A look at biodiversity loss in the 6th great mass extinction
“Even the sparrow has found a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may have her young—a place near your altar Lord Almighty, my King and my God.” ~ Psalm 84:3 (NIV) For those who knew her, there was no doubt that Florence (‘Flossie’) Simpson’s absolute...
Earth Care Champions: Chatham Outreach Alliance (CORA)
FOOD INSECURITY "Food insecurity is defined as a lack of consistent access to enough food for every person in a household to live an active, healthy life. This can be a temporary situation for a household or can last a long time." ~ Feeding America As I write this...
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