From the “Why Should I Listen to Myself Talk, Nobody Else Does” file, we have Anglican bishop George Browning of Australia on “climate change.” According to a press release from the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne, God’s asleep, so it’s up to Australian Anglicans to save the world:
Twenty-eight religious leaders will converge on Canberra on 2 June to pressure the federal government to act on climate change.
Representatives from many different faiths, acting under the banner of the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC), will meet with Julia Gillard, Greg Hunt, Andrew Wilkie and around twenty other Members of Parliament.
Bishop George Browning, a member of the delegation, said the time to act is now.
“Our generation has been given humanity’s last chance to avert a climate emergency. Our grandchildren will just have to bear with the results of what we decide to do now,” Bishop Browning said. [Emphasis added.]
Formerly the bishop of the Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn, Bishop Browning, who is now the Chair of the Anglican Communion Environmental Network, said that climate change skeptics were preventing Australia moving in the right direction.
“The naysayers are holding Australia back from taking responsible action with their fear-mongering and misinformation. Not only can we act, we must act.” [Emphasis added.]
I’m so glad that Bishop Last Chance is not so crass as to engage in fear-mongering about the end of the world.