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Climate Change in 15 Minutes
1. Introduction
2. Defining Climate
3. Climate vs. Climate Change
4. Global Warming
5. Evidence for Warming
6. Warming in Utah
16. Scientific Consensus

Robert Davies is the Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Department of Physics at Utah State University.  His work focuses on global environmental change, sustainable human systems, and scientific storytelling ― for critically important stories. As a physicist his training has been in atmospheric physics, surface physics, and quantum optics. His published scientific works are in the fields of spacecraft interactions with the space environment; the fundamental nature of light and information; and Earth’s climate system.

He is a leader in the Crossroads Project which fuses original music with art, imagery, and science to create live performance experiences that address global sustainability and provide a path toward meaningful response.

Scholarly Articles 


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Richter, Sandy. 2020. Stewards of Eden

Rossing, Barbara. 2010. God Laments with Us: Climate Change, Apocalypse and the Urgent Kairos Moment. Ecumenical Review 62: 119–30. [Google Scholar] [CrossRef


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Bahnson, Fred and Wirzba, Norman. 2012. Making Peace With The Land: God’s Call to Reconcile with Creation.  Downers Grove, Illinois: IVP Books

Bauckham, Richard. 2010. The Bible and Ecology: Rediscovering the Community of Creation. Waco: Baylor University Press. [Google Scholar


Bauckham, Richard. 2011. Living with Other Creatures: Green Exegesis and Theology. Waco: Baylor University Press. [Google Scholar

Brinkley, Douglas. 2022. Silent Spring Revolution: John F. Kennedy, Rachel Carson, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon and the Great Environmental Awakening. New York: HarperCollins.


Davis, Ellen F. 2009. Scripture, Culture and Agriculture: An Agrarian Reading of the Bible. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Google Scholar


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Grover, Sami. 2021.  We’re All Hypocrites Now: How Embracing Our Limitations Can Unlock the Power of a Movement. British Columbia, Canada: New Society Publishers. 

Habel, Norman C. 2001. The Earth Story in the Psalms and Prophets. The Earth Bible Series 4; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press. [Google Scholar


Habel, Norman C. 2009. An Inconvenient Text: Is A Green Reading of the Bible Possible. Adalaide: ATF Press. [Google Scholar


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Law, Jeremy. 2010. Jürgen Moltmann’s Ecological Hermeneutic. In Ecological Hermeneutics: Biblical, Historical and Theological Perspectives. Edited by David G. Horrell, Cherryl Hunt, Christopher Southgate and Francesca Stavrakopoulou. New York: T&T Clark. [Google Scholar


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Richter, Sandra. 2020. Stewards of Eden: What Scripture Says About The Environment And Why It Matters. Downers Grove, Illinois: IVP. 


Snyder, Howard A., and Joel Scandrett. 2011. Salvation Means Creation Healed: The Ecology of Sin and Grace, Overcoming the Divorce between Earth and Heaven. Eugene: Cascade Books. [Google Scholar


Southgate, Christopher. 2008. The Groaning of Creation: God, Evolution, and the Problem of Evil. Louisville: Westminster John Knox. [Google Scholar

The Green Bible. New Revised Standard Version. 2008.  New York: HarperCollins. 

Wirzba, Norman. 2016. Way of Love: Recovering the Heart of Christianity. New York: HarperCollins. 


Wirzba, Norman. 2015. From Nature to Creation: A Christian Vision for Understanding and Loving Our World. The Church and Modern Culture. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic. [Google Scholar]

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