“Imagine if we used $18 billion to ensure healthy tap water for all people in the US.” By Julie Peller Ph.D.

“With joy you shall draw water.” (Isaiah 12:3) How plentiful and accessible is fresh, clean water in this day and age? Are we using water in a sustainable manner, in a way that meets present needs of all people and the needs of future generations?  For sustenance and continuance of life on the earth, fresh, […]

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Respect the gifts of nature and work toward a more sustainable world. By Julie Peller PH.D.

Over a relatively short period of time, cell phones and other electronic devices have become common for most people worldwide. Cell phones may contain up to 60 elements, including precious metals gold and silver.  Other elements used in cell phones include copper, tin, indium, tantalum, and nickel.  The intriguing, longer list of elements may motivate […]

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“The way we treat the environment signifies our will to please God”. by Julie Peller Ph.D.

In Psalm 40, the prayer is “Here I am, Oh God, I come to do your will.”  When we look around and see garbage in every parking lot, farm field and roadside, are we doing the will of the Creator?  When we purchase lots of unnecessary stuff, disposable and highly packaged goods, all which require […]

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For Great Lakes communities, there are a few clear links of climate change to everyday life: drinking water, fishing, and recreation. ~ Julie Peller Ph.D.

An informative report sponsored by the Environmental Policy and Law and Center summarizes the impacts and concerns of climate change on the Great Lakes and surrounding regions. A team of experts on climate change compiled “An Assessment of the Impacts of Climate Change on the Great Lakes.”  Part of their conclusions states “Scientific analyses clearly […]

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