We have to start at the level of elementary schools, to make sure children are taught to respect nature and be aware of the problems of the world. We can't wait until they are older. This has to be done naturally in religion classes, in religious groups everywhere. (From Planet Ark.)Given what goes as environmental education these days I agree that it belongs in religion classes.
June 07, 2007
Environmental education where it belongs
Cardinal Renato Martino, a senior official (if this is the correct way to say it) of the Vatican, agrees with David W. Orr that "wilful" damage of the environment is a sin. He also advocates more environmental education.