Tag: religion

It’s the climate, not immigration, that keeps Australians awake at night

The Scanlon Foundation’s annual report on social cohesion finds a country still largely welcoming of migrants, although 40% hold negative feelings towards Muslims Something happened in 2017. Australia is second only to Canada in welcoming immigration on a large scale. Our faith in the benefits of accepting newcomers of all faiths and races is rock […]

This evangelical leader calls young Christians to save the planet

this evangelical leader calls young christians to save the planet - This evangelical leader calls young Christians to save the planet

The subject of our overheating planet didn’t come up much in Kyle Meyaard-Schaap’s home when he was growing up, but when it did, it was usually the butt of a joke. He was raised in a “very pious” home in Holland, Michigan, where he learned the names Jesus, Joseph, and Abraham before Cinderella and Snow […]

Don’t panic! We’re doing our bit on climate crisis | Letters

Readers respond to a report about the government’s ‘Dad’s Army’ climate crisis preparations and other letters and articles related to global heating Michael Barrett (Letters, 9 July) calls upon the religions to join with ecologists to take action on climate change as it offers “a compelling cause” to tackle declining memberships. We are already on […]