Religious talk to fight climate change

January 25, 2010
By Helen Grady
Analysis, BBC Radio 4

If the case for tackling climate change is backed by science, why do so many green campaigners rely on the language of religion?

I am looking at a clock that is counting down the months, days, hours and minutes until planet Earth reaches “the point of no return”.

As I type, we have 83 months to go. The end of the world, if not exactly nigh, certainly seems to be on its way.