“Communicating the Environment” – BP41

JRI is pleased to announce the publication of Briefing Paper No. 41, “Communicating the Environment”. In this paper retired management consultant Rob Hitchcock and Methodist Presbyter Philip Wagstaff look at the ‘how’ of effective campaigning for a fairer world. They consider the challenges and restraints to communication, and then the …

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 …