Religion, Environmental Ethics, and Climate Change

The world’s religions are seriously engaging in work to address ecological and social concerns related to climate change. How are faith communities responding to climate concerns, and what do their ethical and moral perspectives add to scientific approaches to climate change? This webinar will provide information about:

  • History, trends, and tensions in faith community response to climate change
  • Religious teachings and moral imperatives about climate change and environmental stewardship
  • Engaged projects within faith communities as examples of response in action

About the Speaker(s)

Greg Hitzhusen

Greg Hitzhusen

Greg Hitzhusen is a Lecturer in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University, and serves as Board Chair of Ohio Interfaith Power and Light. His work and research center on the intersection of faith and the environment and on collaboration between scientific and faith communities; his teaching focuses on environmental communications and religion and ecology. Dr. Hitzhusen has previously worked for the National Wildlife Federation, the National Religious Partnership for the Environment, and the National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Programs.

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