Chapter 3


Chapter 3- Pushing the planet into free fall

This chapter introduces the major problems of environmental degradation. We look at regional and global pollution concentrating on acid rain and climate change. We respond with a biblical understanding of the problem looking at the fall in Genesis 3 and the impact of our disobedience to God in Hosea.
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Web Links to Resources used in this Chapter


Prunerov Power Station, Czech RepublicWorld Meteorological Organization: www.wmo.ch

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) publishes many reports on the topic, and they are available at www.ipcc.ch

For details of Hurricane Katrina see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Katrina .

An inconvenient truth: The planetary emergency of global warming and what we can do about it. For details of the controversy surrounding the film see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/An_Inconvenient_Truth

The Royal Society (2014) Climate Change. Answers to 20 of the most common questions