Look to adaptation, not alarmism
Posted: 19 Oct 2011 @ 00:00
Churches should promote a more nuanced debate on climate change, argues Peter Forster
IN 1900, the most distinguished British scientist of his day, Lord Kelvin, declared: “There is nothing new to be discovered in physics now. All that remains is more and more precise measurement.” Yet, within a few years, relativity and quantum physics had revolutionised our understanding of the world.
The history of science is full of examples of established beliefs, which at the time were held with great conviction, being overturned. It looks increasingly as if the ...
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