Controversial climate fix poses new question: Is geoengineering playing God?

Source: Religion News Service

BY Rosalie Chan

(RNS) By now it is abundantly clear that religious groups have taken a stand on the moral necessity of combating climate change.

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Pope Francis has spoken loudly and persistently on the social and ethical issues caused by climate change, including mass migration and famine. Many faith groups, including some evangelicals, have made unambiguous declarations on the need to care for creation.

Now, some organizations are urging religious groups to consider more controversial ways to avert climate catastrophe.

One possible climate change solution in particular is getting more attention now: geoengineering.

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