Over the last few decades, discussion of “environmental” issues has increased greatly. Perhaps the most contentious argument has been the reality or not of climate change. Due to the fact that this issue is not really the most important topic needing solving, I have refused to address this in my public presentations. But because of the recent Papal encyclical LAUDATO SI, this has become a pressing issue for many people. But is the crisis real? And is the Catholic Church’s proposed cure worse than the disease? Does Pope Francis have a hidden agenda that affects you and your faith? What is the truth of climate change, the Pope’s solutions, and our response to this issue? I have decided to tackle the science and politics involved and hopefully provide an Adventist perspective to this debate.Read More
Andrews University is the running for most vegan-friendly college in the U.S. for 2012, a contest being held by Peta. Andrews has made it to the third round, along with seven other colleges and universities. Two rounds remain before the winner is decided. You can vote by visiting Peta's contest page and clicking on the Andrews icon on the playing field. The description for Andrews says:
This flagship university of the Seventh-Day Adventist school system proudly serves up more than 3,000 all-vegetarian meals each day. In one week, it reportedly uses more than 300 lbs. of tofu and 400 lbs. of dry beans! Some of its delicious options include crispy tofu marinara, vegan cashew meatballs, and zesty key lime pie.
According to Peta, round three ends 5 p.m. ET on October 30. Winners will be announced November 15:
In the past seven years, the number of vegetarians and vegans on college campuses has increased 50 percent! In response to huge student demand, schools across the country are rising to the challenge and pumping out some seriously drool-worthy dishes! Check out all the tasty vegan options that our top schools offer and then vote for your favorite to help us decide who will win the prestigious title of peta2's Most Vegan-Friendly College!
Round 3: The competition is underway as these top schools battle it out, fighting for the title of Most Vegan-Friendly College in the country! Voting for round three ends at 5 p.m. ET on October 30. Winners will be announced November 15, so cast your vote to help us decide who will win!
If you'd like to cast your vote, click here.