Alistair Donald

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Alistair Donald is a full-time Chaplain to Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is a graduate of St Andrews University, and he then studied in Wales for a PhD in environmental science. Working for what is now the Environment Agency, he published research on acid rain and water pollution, before moving back to Scotland as an environmental advisor to the former Scottish Office (now the Scottish Government). After training at New College for the Church of Scotland ministry, he served in a rural parish in Aberdeenshire for ten years before taking up his present post at Heriot-Watt in 2009. He has a long-standing interest in the relationship between the Christian faith and science. He is married to Nicky, and they have 3 grown sons.
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Climate, Cash and Conscience: Why the Ethics of Climate Change Is Complicated
Alistair Donald ScienceChristianity and Science 00:00:00 321 23 May 2022
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Why is environmental concern controversial amongst evangelicals?
Alistair Donald ScienceChristianity and Science 00:00:00 1,605 2 Jun 2015
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How can Christians respond biblically and effectively to the issue of global warming?
Alistair Donald ScienceChristianity and Science 00:00:00 1,464 2 Jun 2015
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How did both secular and Christian groups respond to the environmental crisis from the 1960s onward?
Alistair Donald ScienceChristianity and Science 00:00:00 1,239 2 Jun 2015
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How and why have non-Christian ideologies encouraged the destruction of the environment?
Alistair Donald ScienceChristianity and Science 00:00:00 1,669 2 Jun 2015
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What is the biblical basis for caring for the environment?
Alistair Donald ScienceChristianity and Science 00:00:00 1,627 2 Jun 2015
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What can we learn from the acid rain crisis of the 1980's?
Alistair Donald ScienceChristianity and Science 00:00:00 1,402 2 Jun 2015
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How has modern capitalism affected our approach to the environment?
Alistair Donald ScienceChristianity and Science 00:00:00 1,497 2 Jun 2015
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How have Christians historically understood their role in caring for creation?
Alistair Donald ScienceChristianity and Science 00:00:00 1,476 2 Jun 2015
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Towards a Christian Approach to the Environment
Alistair Donald ScienceChristianity and Science 00:00:00 2,218 1 Jun 2015