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Southern Baptists Question Human Role in Global Warming, Environmental News Network, June 14, 2007

Federal Judge rules Bush admin Illegally Changed Forest Rules, Dailykos, March 31, 2007

Evangelical's Focus on Climate Draws Fire of Christian Right, The New York Times, March 3, 2007

Science Ignored, Again, New York Times, October 14, 2006

Texans Pray for Halt to Power Plants, Truthout, October 12, 2006

Must see!!! Moyers on America: Is God Green? PBS

Believers Preach Gospel of Green, Los Angeles Times, October 10, 2006

Evangelical Christians are increasingly part of the movement to protect God's green Earth. Bill McKibben on Alternatet, October 4, 2006

White House Said to Bar Hurricane Report, The Associated Press, September 26, 2006

Clean Air Watch Assails EPA Soot Decision - Agency Ignores Its Own Science Advisers, Clean Air Watch, September 21, 2006

Bush Global Warming U-Turn Leaves Anti-Environmentalist Christian Right Out On A Limb? Talk To Action, September 17, 2006

Bush Administration Plans Even Bigger EPA Cuts for '08, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), September 13, 2006

Author Sees Science, Religion Saving Environment, Reuters, September 5, 2006

Staining the Land Forever, New York Times, September 5, 2006

Bush Declares Eco-Whistleblower Law Void for EPA Employees
Stealth Repeal of Clean Water Act Protections by Invoking "Sovereign Immunity," Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, September 4, 2006

Pat Robertson's Sweaty Global Warming Epiphany Challenges American Environmental Movement, Talk To Action, August 5, 2006


Bush Nomination for Mine Overseer Decried, The NewStandard, July 25, 2006 -- see my post, A Culture of Life or Death? on Talk To Action, July 19, 2006

NASA's Goals Delete Mention of Home Planet, New York Times, July 22, 2006

Bush Nominates Anti-Regulatory Zealot to Head "Super-Powerful" Public Safety Office, July 6, 2006

Environment vs. Property Rights, The San Francisco Chronicle, July 5, 2006

House Votes to End 25-year Offshore Drilling Ban, Associated Press, June 30, 2006

Taking the "E" out of EPA, Truthout, May 8, 2006

White House EPA Pick Decried, The NewStandard, April 26, 2006

Climate Researchers Feeling Heat From White House, Washington Post, April 6, 2006

Looser Emission Rules Rejected: Court Says Changes By EPA Violated Clean Air Act, Washington Post, March 18, 2006

Senate OKs Budget With Arctic Refuge Drilling Provision, San Francisco Chronicle, March 17, 2006

'Surveillance, Infiltration, and Harassment of Environmental Organizations', Truthout, March 10, 2006

A Dark Cloud Over Disclosure, New York Times, March 10, 2006

Bush Plan to Sell Public Lands Assailed, Environmental News Network, March 2, 2006

Crossroads in the National Parks, New York Times, February 27, 2006

God's Green Soldiers A call to combat global warming starts controversy among evangelicals. Newsweek, February 13*, 2006
*online a week earlier

Evangelicals Will Not Take Stand on Global Warming, Washington Post, February 2, 2006

Ex-EPA Chiefs Blame Bush in Global Warming, The Associated Press, January 18,2006

House bill would allow mining claim holders to purchase the federal property. Some fear it would open national parks to development. Los Angeles Times, December 4, 2005

Thousands of Firms Could Stop Reporting Emissions, The Los Angeles Times, December 2, 2005

Bill Authorizes Private Purchase of Federal Land, New York Times, November 20, 2005

Pombo's Poison Pills, Truthout, November 14, 2005

House Shelves Alaska Drilling in Budget Fight, New York Times, November 10, 2005

When Cleaner Air Is a Biblical Obligation, New York Times, November 7, 2005

Pombo Time, New York Times, October 30, 2005

The National Parks Under Siege, New York Times, October 21, 2005

A Question for Journalists: How Do We Cover Penguins and the Politics of Denial?, Bill Moyers, Common Dreams, October 11, 2005

Report Says U.S. Reduces Protection of Waters, Wetlands, ENN, October 13, 2005

Justices to Measure Clean Water Act's Reach, Los Angeles Times, October 12, 2005

EPA Finds Donations Were Not Illegal, Washington Post, October 9, 2005

An Endangered Law, New York Times, October 9, 2005

Caring For Creation, Bill Moyers, TomPaine, October 7, 2005

An interview with green evangelical leader Richard Cizik, Grist, October 5, 2005


The Erosion of Environmental Policy, The Los Angeles Times, October 5, 2005

House Overhauls Endangered Species Act, The Associated Press, September 30, 2005

Rewrite of Endangered Species Law Approved, Washington Post, September 23, 2005

EPA Proposes Easing Reporting Requirements on Toxic Pollution Associated Press, September 22, 2005

House Bill Would Limit U.S. Power to Protect Species, New York Times, September 20, 2005

E-mail Suggests Government Seeking to Blame Groups, Clarion-Ledger, September 16, 2005

Bill Would Let E.P.A. Relax Rules for Cleanup, New York Times, September 16, 2005

Supporters of Stronger Mercury Controls Claim Moral Victory, EarthJustice, September 13, 2005

Western States Sue Bush Administration over Decision to Open Pristine Forests, Associated Press, August 31, 2005

New Rules Could Allow Power Plants to Pollute More, Washington Post, August 31, 2005

Republicans Accused of Witch-Hunt against Climate Change Scientists, UK Guardian, August 30, 2005

Destroying the National Parks, New York Times, August 29, 2005

Reaction of Senator Patrick Leahy to UN Ambassador John Bolton's Bid to Strike "Respect for Nature" from Draft UN Statement of Principles, Truthout, August 26, 2005

Administration Announces Weak New Mileage Standards, BushGreenWatch, August 24, 2005

Feds Cut Land for California Tiger Salamander, Associated Press, August 24, 2005

Busted at "Justice Sunday II": Political Lies and Ecological Disasters, Online Journal, August 23, 2005

Christian Aid Joins Leading Groups in Coalition to Tackle Climate Change, Christian Post, August 22, 2005

Environmentalists Concerned about New EPA Appointments,, August 9, 2005

Put a Tiger In Your Think Tank, Mother Jones, May/June 2005 issue:

ExxonMobil has pumped more than $8 million into more than 40 think tanks; media outlets; and consumer, religious, and even civil rights groups that preach skepticism about the oncoming climate catastrophe.

The Future of Eco-Evangelism, Alternet, April 23, 2005

On April 17, 2005, the New York Times published an article about the Constitution in Exile judicial movement. The movement's judicial philosophy is echoed by the Texas GOP Platform and the God-given rights of property owners explained in the dominionist textbook America's Providential History.

Change to the Clean Air Act Is Built Into New Energy Bill, New York Times, April 16, 2005

Senate Votes to Allow Drilling in Arctic Reserve, New York Times, March 17, 2005

Evangelical Leaders Swing Influence Behind Effort to Combat Global Warming, New York Times, March 10, 2005

Bush judicial nominees could shake the foundations of environmental law, Grist Magazine, January 20, 2005

Trouble in the Forests, New York Times, January 1, 2005

League of Conservation Voters 2004 scorecards are out. National Congressional Averages: Senate, Democrats: 85%; Republicans 8%. House, Democrats: 86%; Republicans: 10%.

From Alternet: Did Jesus Wear Birkenstocks? Posted December 17, 2004 on the New York Press - A fine article detailing the thoughts of evangelicals on the environment and the forces fighting their "greening." (This web site is not about evangelicals, but rather the theocratic right.)

New York Times, December 23, 2004: Administration Overhauls Rules for U.S. Forests

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