This introduces our new Global issues page. Selected articles will appear as posts but will be linked and kept indexed on that page.
This is a clever composite by NASA showing the world through the evening hours taken from about 800km (500m) above the earth. Africa is in the centre.Do you notice how dark Africa is? That’s not because nobody wants electricity. It’s because the environmental ‘police’ refuse to allow Africa to develop her natural resources, such as hydro, because of the impact it might have on wildlife. The only development allowed is that by outsiders, who end up taking the land. ( see next post)
Meanwhile, people use open fires inside their little houses to cook their food. Many babies fall in and are killed or maimed every year, and people suffer eye diseases as a result of the smoke.
As Christians we have a responsibility towards our fellow human beings in Africa. Next time you switch on a light, think about them, and what you can do to challenge the anit-human pro-environmental policies that the world green police are imposing on these people.