About David Ray Griffin

David Ray Griffin is Professor of Philosophy of Religion and Theology, Emeritus, Claremont School of Theology and Claremont Graduate University, and Co-Director of the Center for Process Studies. He has written 31 books, including Reenchantment without Supernaturalism: A Process Philosophy of Religion (2001), Two Great Truths: A New Synthesis of Scientific Naturalism and Christian Faith (2004), Whitehead’s Radically Different Postmodern Philosophy (2007), and Panentheism and Scientific Naturalism (2014). He has also edited 13 books, including The Reenchantment of Science: Postmodern Proposals (1988), Deep Religious Pluralism (2005), and (with Richard Falk) Postmodern Politics for a Planet in Crisis.

CO2-Caused Ocean Acidification – Causes and Consequences

“The CO2 problem” has traditionally been understood as the fact that excessive CO2 produces global warming. But near the end of the 20th century, scientists started talking about a second CO2 problem, “ocean acidification”. Ocean acidification results from the fact that about 30 percent of our CO2 emissions have been absorbed by the ocean. This absorption keeps down the warming of the atmosphere that would otherwise be produced by these emissions. Ocean acidification involves the ocean’s pH, changes in which make the water become either more alkaline or more acidic. Tests have shown that “for more than 600,000 years the … Continue reading