What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week!


ENVIRONMENT

Hurricane Maria hammers Puerto Rico with force not seen in ‘modern history’

With sustained winds of 155 mph at landfall — a strong Category 4 storm and nearly a Category 5 — Maria was so powerful that it disabled radar, weather stations and cell towers across Puerto Rico, leaving an information vacuum in which officials could only speculate about property damage, injuries or deaths....Read Full Article

From The Washington Post


DESIGN

Why wind and solar won’t save us

While the potential of wind and solar energy is more than sufficient to supply the electricity demand of industrial societies, these resources are only available intermittently. To ensure that supply always meets demand, a renewable power grid needs an oversized power generation and transmission capacity of up to ten times the peak demand. It also requires a balancing capacity of fossil fuel power plants, or its equivalent in energy storage…Read Full Article

From treehugger


RELIGION

Jesuit Priest Stands Up for Gay Catholics, Then Faces Backlash

The Rev. James Martin knew his latest book – which urges a dialogue between the Roman Catholic Church and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Catholics who feel estranged from it – would be provocative. Even though the book was approved by his Jesuit superior as in line with church teachings and was endorsed by several cardinals, he did not expect everyone to agree. That’s fine, he said. That’s why dialogue was needed…Read Full Article

From NY times


FAITH

The man whose biblical doomsday claim has some nervously eyeing

David Meade, the self-described “specialist in research and investigations,” has earned a fair amount of publicity online for predicting that catastrophic events would soon befall Earth…Read Full Article

From washington post


LIFE

My Co-worker Thinks It’s Funny When I Show My Faith. What to Do?

What’s the best way to respond to someone who thinks it’s “funny” to always comment on a show of faith in the workplace (like prayer before a meal)? I don’t want to create tension but I feel I should respond…Read Full Article

From busted halo


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Categories: environment, faith, life, Religion, science, sustainability

Author:Wood Lake Publishing

At Wood Lake Publishing we are passionate about supporting and encouraging an emerging form of Christianity, which is rooted in ancient wisdom and attentive to the movement of spirit in our day. Visit us online at woodlakebooks.com

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