Trinity Environmental Stewardship Team (TEST)

Trinity Environmental Stewardship Team (TEST) does not aim to be “the environmental stewards” of Trinity Parish, but rather aims to provide information, examples, and opportunities to support the conviction that God calls everyone to be good stewards of the earth. We love to demonstrate that caring for God’s creation is a joy – and often downright fun!

 

Week of June 16, 2019 - TEST TIDBITS:  UNIQUE APPROACHES TO THE CLIMATE CRISIS   National Public Radio’s Ted-Radio-Hour program, edited and narrated by Guy Raz, recently combined five views in one program on solving the climate crisis.  Please, go to https://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/climate/crisis in order to hear the view as the authors expressed them.  In headline form, here are their views: Greta...

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Week of June 9, 2019 - TEST TIDBITS—A PROPOSED CLIMATE REVIEW PANEL The recent report from the National Climate Assessment was full of warnings of future climate change driven effects on our nation.  It was blunt as to the possible damage that might be caused by rising sea levels, more frequent and violent storms, species extinction and other threats.  The report...

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Week of May 26, 2019 - TEST TIDBITS: MONSANTO’S ROUNDUP WEED KILLER—SHOULD YOU USE IT? Spring has produced an abundant growth of nice plants and beautiful lawns and many unwanted weeds, especially poison ivy. The first instinct might be to go off to the garden shop or hardware store for some chemical to get rid of the offensive plant. Recently, there...

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May 19, 2019 - TEST TIDBITS—THE GREAT GREEN WALL OF AFRICA   Most all of the news concerning the environment recently has been quite discouraging.  However, one must keep in mind that there are bright spots of projects and ideas that are having an impact on creation care.  One such bright spot that is not well known is the...

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Week of May 12, 2019 - TEST TIDBITS—BIODIVERSITY “SAFETY-NET” THREATENED May 6,2019, the United Nations Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services released a stark warning that around one million species could go extinct in our lifetime. This extinction, in turn, will have a devastating influence on the very balance of many ecosystems at work that give humans (and all...

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