Natural Radioactivity, Radiation Exposure and Our Environment – BP37

JRI is pleased to announce the publication of JRI Briefing Paper number 37, Natural Radioactivity, Radiation Exposure and Our Environment by Dr. Robert S. Dutch. This briefing paper looks at natural radioactivity, radiation exposure and the environment, with a focus on ionising radiation which may have biological effects on cells. …

The Wisdom of Trees

The Wisdom of Trees We are pleased to announce the publication of a series of reflections, “The Wisdom of Trees”, by Martin and Margot Hodson. These are part of the September to December issue of “Bible Reflections for Older People”, published by Bible Reading Fellowship (BRF). Eley McAinsh, the editor of “Bible …

Beyond Ecosystem Services: Valuing the Invaluable

Richard M. Gunton, Eline N. van Asperen, Andrew Basden, David Bookless, Yoseph Araya, David R. Hanson, Mark A. Goddard, George Otieno, Gareth O. Jones (2017) Beyond Ecosystem Services: Valuing the Invaluable. Trends in Ecology & Evolution DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2017.01.002 It is not often that we report on publications in secular academic journals, but this …

“Well-meaning but somewhat naïve”?

“Well-meaning but somewhat naïve”? A response to the GWPF briefing paper: The Papal Encyclical – a critical Christian response by Bernard Donoughue and Peter Forster. Bishop David Atkinson has written a detailed critique of the recent Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) The Papal Encyclical – a critical Christian response (July 2015) by …

How does the Church of England decide whether investment in fossil fuels is ‘ethical’?

Bishop David Atkinson has been very active on environmental matters in recent years. He was on the Board of Operation Noah, but has now retired from that post. The attached paper is a contribution he made to Operation Noah’s Bright Now campaign about disinvestment from fossil fuels. This divestment movement …