Oregon Professor Says ‘White Christians’ Are To Blame For West Coast Wildfires

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A woke Oregon professor is blaming ‘White Christians’ for the West Coast Wildfires

Oregon State University professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies claims that white christians are responsible for the wildfires because of their “denial of climate science.”

Breitbart reports: As revealed by the attentive folks at Campus Reform in an October 2 essay, Prof. Susan Shaw has insisted that “the West is burning while most white Christians turn away from the root causes of the devastation.”

Shaw writes that “the intensity and scope of these fires are a result of climate change” and its spread is due to the fact that “many Christians, especially white Christians, have embraced denial of climate science.”

“Just over half of white mainline Protestants agree that climate change is a crisis or major problem,” Shaw declares. “Only 44% of white evangelicals say the same. Nearly a quarter say it’s not a problem at all.”

The problem is not just religious but is also political, Shaw predictably asserts.

“The disturbing link between white evangelical support for Trump and disregard for climate change that disproportionately affects poor people of color around the world should probably not be all that surprising,” writes Shaw, who states that her “current research interests are in feminist studies in religion.”

“Not surprisingly, more than 70% of Democrats accept that human activity causes climate change, while only 22% of Republicans do,” Shaw laments. “Scholars suggest that politics more than religion may drive these beliefs, especially in such a partisan context as we presently have.”

Shaw fails to mention the role of forest management in the rampant spread of the fires. Last month, NPR observed that “California and Oregon in particular are far behind stated goals of treating millions of acres of forests and wild lands through restoration projects, selective thinning of trees and brush and prescribed burning.”

“The treatments they’ve been implementing for years haven’t really been at the scale that they need to be to offset a wind-driven, climate change-exacerbated event,” said Andrew Sánchez Meador, director of the Ecological Restoration Institute at Northern Arizona University.

Similarly, Chuck DeVore, the vice president of national initiatives at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, wrote last year in Forbes that “it’s not climate change that’s burning up the forests, killing people, and destroying hundreds of homes; it’s decades of environmental mismanagement that has created a tinderbox of unharvested timber, dead trees, and thick underbrush.”

Shaw, instead, sees the problem as rooted in apocalyptic evangelicalism.

“Many white Christians believe God won’t let climate change destroy the earth. Others see climate-related disasters as signs of the end times,” she declares.

Prof. Shaw does not explain how exactly the spread of West Coast wildfires would be curbed if evangelicals were to buy into climate alarmism.


  1. Look Christians arent Molochs Lots of evil people hide in churchs and in fact most churchs I know of are full of criminals ,drug traffickers ,serious traffickers and money launderers. Churchs are the perfect front for money laundering They don’t have have to explain anything to the tax office and the cops are told to pretend they know nothing Its all a racket. And all crime ,except for random anger and odd rapes and occasional murder and some petty stuff is all totally organised by the elite. And that includes the global fires .

  2. Another bitch Feminist and Militant Queer liar.

    All Feminist and Militant Queers are liars.

    Feminist and Militant Queers claim they want equality, but in reality they want unconstitutional government privileges.

    Feminist and Militant Queers claim they are independent, but in reality they are highly dependent on a totalitarian government they helped to create.

    Feminist claim they are strong, but in reality they demand reduced physical standards for themselves in jobs like Police, Fireman, Military, and Professionals Sports.

    Feminist and Militant Queers claim they are smart, but in reality they promote incompetence and cronyism in the form of Affirmative Action hiring and promotions that are based based on non-meritorious qualities such as diversity rather than meritorious competence.

    • What happened to arrest and imprisonment of leftist arsonist?

      These clowns used to label their grand delusions as global warming, but when all of their warming predictions never came true, they had to change the name of their scam to something that is essentially meaningless.

      Their climate science hero Michael Man was demonstrated to be a fraud in a court of law.

      Every time now when a tropical storm or a arson fire causes damage or ice melts due to seasonal changes, they label it as evidence of climate change.

      They want to convince people that more taxes, more government spending on green technology, and more government restrictions on personal behavior will somehow change the weather.

      Getting rid of Feminist and Militant Queer propagandist in universities would do more good to end mass insanity, the root cause of arsonist criminals and corrupt politicians.

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