Creation Justice Blog
Pittsboro Presbyterian Church
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...
The seasons, they are a-changin’
Do you recall what were you doing last night (September 22) at 9:04 p.m. EST? Chances are you were not thinking about the astronomical phenomenon taking place on your terrestrial home, planet earth. Last evening, while all earth’s creatures great and small went about...
“Twenty and odd” – Recalling the origin of America’s original sin and the ongoing struggle to repent of it
Truth matters, as does justice. Fact is, there is no justice without truth. And truth be told, like it or not, America’s story originating way back in its Colonial roots is a tale built upon the institution of slavery and the practice of racial inequality (injustice)....
‘Build Back Better’ than Nothing
“The yeas are 50, the nays are 50. The Senate being equally divided, the Vice President votes in the affirmative and the bill as amended is passed.” ~ V.P. Kamala Harris casting the tie breaking vote on H.R 5376 the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 Whew! Call it...
SCOTUS Kneecaps EPA: A lethal blow to climate justice and the legitimacy of the court
Way back in 1750, the start of the Industrial Revolution, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere was 280 parts per million (ppm). Just over 250 years later in 2005, the levels of carbon dioxide had risen to 380 ppm. As we enter the month of July in the summer...
The Deportment of Justice
“Deportment evolved from the verb deport, meaning "to behave especially in accord with a code,"...” ~ merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deportment A code is a system of laws; jurisprudence is the science of law, or a system of laws scientifically considered, classed, and...
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