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A story of hope

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the enormity of the climate and ecological crisis.

Earth watch Simon Marsh
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A beaver in the Rocky Mountains | photo: iStock

‘Eco-anxiety’ may not be a medically-recognised condition, but it’s something many people can relate to, especially if they care deeply about the natural world. It’s important for Christians not only to share the hope we have in Jesus Christ, but stories of hope we can experience in the world about us. Indeed, secular communicators recognise that always harping on about the bad stuff only puts people off taking action, and so organisations working to care for creation need to tell positive stories (while not ignoring the bad news).