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Five Global Warning Claims—Are They True?

Are we causing global warming?. Will many animals and plants go extinct? Global warming has been blamed for increased hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, droughts, and extreme temperatures. While many people support laws to reduce CO2 emissions, believing that this will appreciably slow the progress of global warming, we must consider whether the science supports this claim.

Climate Change Disagreements

The debate over climate change is far from a settled issue even among secular scientists. There is a lot of controversy, not over climate change itself, as everyone agrees climate changes, but over the cause of such changes, specifically whether man has contributed significantly to such changes.

The Ice Age

Simulations confirm that warm oceans after the Genesis Flood caused intense evaporation and snow and ice storms during a single Ice Age of short duration. If we use God’s Word as our starting point, we do not need to rely on unknown mechanisms that require hundreds of thousands of years. The Bible gives us the big picture that helps make sense of our world.

Earth Day Challenge

A proper and balanced perspective on caring for the Earth and its inhabitants comes not from merely promoting “environmental awareness” but is only found within the biblical framework, i.e. recognizing humans were created by a loving God and given the responsibility to rule over, subdue, and care for the rest of the Creation, once “very good,” but now suffering from the curse of sin.

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Articles About Environmental Science

  • Magazine Department Article
    The Everlasting Storm
    Jan. 1, 2014 from Answers Magazine

    If lightning never strikes the same place twice, it’s running out of options on the Catatumbo River in Venezuela, South America.

  • April 1, 2013 from Answers Magazine

    Did the Creator foresee the biological resources we would need to help correct our mistakes, as we fulfill His command to “subdue the earth”?

  • Pollution Evolution
    Feb. 26, 2011 from News to Know

    Another prominently reported example of “evolution” illustrates just the opposite—and supports the creationist critique of Darwinian evolution.

  • Feedback Article
    The Collapse of the Canopy Model
    Sept. 25, 2009 from Feedback

    Why does AiG suggest not using the vapor canopy model? Bodie Hodge, AiG–U.S., explains why the model fails biblically and scientifically.

  • Go (Truly) Green—by Starting with Genesis
    April 22, 2009

    Many evolutionists are celebrating Earth Day by telling the world to stop global warming by “going green.” The great irony is that only the Bible gives a foundation for taking care of the earth.

  • Magazine Article
    Conservation Clashes
    March 1, 2002, pp. 5–6

    Last issue's environment article got the most response. We list the main objections here, followed by comment in brackets.

  • “Earth Day” — a Christian Perspective
    April 21, 2001

    April 22 marks the 31st celebration of ‘Earth Day’—an effort initiated to increase awareness about environmental issues.

  • Magazine Article
    Tropical Rainforests—a Created Treasure Trove!
    Dec. 1, 1993, pp. 26–28

    Amid the pessimism and gloom over the future of the rainforests of the earth, conservation funds are being obtained from the pharmaceutical industry.

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