Revolt: Bigger In Texas
Clean energy is booming in Texas and across red states, but the Trump administration's policies could tilt the playing field in favor of fossil fuels.LEARN MORE
Can a new generation of evangelicals change the way Christians think about climate change?
Evangelical Christians might be the most powerful voting block in America. They're also far less likely than the general public to believe in human-caused climate change. In this report, we talk with faith leaders, theologians, scientists and other evangelicals rallying around climate change — often on opposing sides of the issue.
Our series "Revolt" explores climate and energy issues in a fresh context focused on Middle America. This is the last of six episodes.
Full source list and bibliography:- "One in four American adults calls themself an evangelical Christian. That's more than 64 million people." - Pew Research Center- "Evangelicals are much less likely than the general public to think human activity is to blame for a changing climate." - Pew Research Center- "In 2016, evangelicals chose Trump over Clinton by a 4-to-1 margin." - Pew Research Center- "Money and resources do flow from companies like ExxonMobil and the oil and gas billionaire Koch brothers, to think tanks and politicians that reject the mainstream science of climate change. … A very small amount of that also goes to the Cornwall Alliance." - The Guardian, DeSmog Blog, ExxonSecrets, SplinterYoung Evangelicals for Climate ActionKatharine HayhoeThe Cornwall Alliance
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