Divorce is bad for the environment

Divorce is bad for the soul.

Divorce is bad for the children.

Divorce is bad for the environment too.

Headline on Yahoo News: Mother Nature feels the pain of divorce.

Divorce can be bad for the environment. In countries around the world divorce rates have been rising, and each time a family dissolves the result is two new households.

“A married household actually uses resources more efficiently than a divorced household,” said Jianguo Liu, an ecologist at Michigan State University whose analysis of the environmental impact of divorce appears in this week’s online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

More households means more use of land, water and energy, three critical resources, Liu explained in a telephone interview.

Read more by clicking on the link above.

What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate. — Matthew 19:6 ESV

Grace and Peace

Cranach and the Evangelical Ecologist have also commented on this today.

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