Climate Change and the Weightier Matters: a Christian view on global warming

The Centre for the Study of Science, Religion and Society at Emmanuel College are running a series of presentations on Science, Religion and Society. I was honoured to be invited to talk about a Christian view on climate change, which I presented on 03 August 2012. Here is a video of the presentation, with an introduction by Stewart Gill, principal of Emmanuel College.

The talk goes for 50 minutes as I cover climate science, an investigation into a  Biblical view of social justice and why climate change is an important issue for Christians. Then I debunk misinformation from the Cornwall Alliance. If you're time compressed and want to jump to a particular section of the talk, here are the key bookmark points:

I've uploaded the slides for this presentation in PDF format (2.9Mb). Anyone is welcome to use any of the slides from my talk in their own presentations (except the graphics I don't have the rights to such as the Simpsons screenshot or the cute sheep/goat photo). I've also compiled public talks I've given in the past that have made it onto YouTube, available at

Posted by John Cook on Thursday, 13 September, 2012

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