Environment & Resources

On ABC Radio National: Why the environment matters to people of faith

ISCAST fellow Ian Hore-Lacy featured recently on the ABC's slightly irreverent weekly radio show God Forbid; he was discussing a Christian perspective on the use of resources. Ian was mildly frustrated at the lack of opportunity to correct some of the ill-informed comments of others on the program. You will find Ian's comments just after 18 minutes into the program.

The Finkel Review and the future of electricity as a common good in Australia

Nobody can have escaped the trials and tribulations of the Australian electricity situation in the last months and even years. And you are probably aware of Elon Musk's 100-days-to-install-or-it's-free promise for the world's largest battery ordered for South Australia last week (97 days to go?). For a country of abundant resources it seems that there's a problem of planning when things go so badly wrong as they did in the South Australian blackout last year.

A Climate of Justice: Loving your neighbour in a warming world

A Climate of Justice: Loving your neighbour in a warming world, is the second book by ecotheologian and ISCAST Fellow, Mick Pope. It examines the link between justice issues like slavery, foreign aid, refugee and asylum seekers, and closing the gap on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples health and life expectancy, and climate change. It does so through the framework of the Parable of the Good Samaritan view as a parable of justice.

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