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Climate & Conscience, by Revd Keith Horton

12 September 2007 No Comment

EarthAt the 2007 Annual General Meeting the Revd Keith Horton gave a sobering talk on Climate Change – a concern which is often secondary to our daily lives.

He asked us to acknowledge the facts that there was evidence of an increase in temperatures in the Antarctic over the last fifty years with resultant rise in sea levels and melting ice caps. Earth’s resources were finite and we had to accept responsibility. The slogan ‘Make Poverty History’ has a new meaning – climate change will make poverty permanent. For those who live in the richer nations it is a quality of life issue – others should not suffer for our over-indulgence. We should act to avoid waste – eg by using public transport, reducing heating, and being more aware of reusing and recycling.

The full text is available to read as a PDF document.

Climate & Conscience, Keith Horton

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