Newsweek: An Evangelical movement takes on climate change

Mar 9, 2016 | In the News, IPL News Highlights, National Press Clips, What's New

March 09, 2016
Tik Root

John Muir was a fervent believer. Not just in science or conservation or the National Park Service, which he championed. The founder of the Sierra Club and father of American environmentalism also believed in God. “The forests of America, however slighted by man, must have been a great delight to God,” Muir wrote in his 1897 essay “The American Forests.” “[For centuries] God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand straining, leveling tempests and floods; but he cannot save them from fools.” Read more

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