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Evangelical Environmentalism

One of the very first posts I made in this blog over a year ago was “Praise the Lord, not Petroleum”.  It discussed the very public and high profile actions a significant number of Evangelical Christian organizations were taking to fight global warming.  Their underlying argument is simple: if the Earth, and all living things are god’s creation, we should not destroy it and them with global warming. 

This position was part of the tipping point in consciousness around global warming that occurred last year.  To have some of the most morally conservative groups in the country take an aggressive …