Jonny was on BBC Radio Ulster’s Sunday Sequence yesterday discussing church divestment from fossil-fuels. The debate is the first item in the program, which is here.
The case for the Irish churches to tackle climate change by divesting their pensions and other investments from fossil-fuels.
The Maldives are a place close to my heart. Though I’ve never been, its stunning seas, wonderful wildlife and beautiful people have long captured my imagination. I’ve also spent many a moment and meeting praying that its restrictive regime might become more open, allowing true freedom of religion: I believe the people of the Maldives deserve the chance to hear and see the good news of Jesus Christ.
But there’s more at stake here than religious freedom alone. That’s because the Maldives faces another existential threat, one that has the potential to wipe this entire island archipelago off the face of the earth: climate change. Continue reading