We can turn this rising smoke into rising cookies.
A scientist and a theologian get together to assess both environmental trends and biblical teaching and contend that there are reasons for serious concern, concerted action, and because of the gospel, for hope.
What I personally find interesting about our plastic problem is that what made plastic so attractive is also what makes it so troublesome — it’s very durable, at least chemically. It doesn’t rot; it doesn’t readily break down via the chemistry that occurs naturally around us. This desire to build something that lasts is understandable, and one that the Bible acknowledges and even affirms to an extent. Yet maybe there is also a kind of grace in building things which won’t last.