This year the Faith Nixon event lines up with the first Sunday in Lent, and a weekly Sunday series that will all engage all of us in discussions on stewardship of the environment. Join us for this joint Faith Nixon Symposium and Lenten Series Event, as we hear from Katherine Hayhoe. Dr. Hayhoe is an... Read More
Most of us understand that humanity will only be able to address the climate crisis if we all work together. But how can we engage with people whose values, background, or interests we share, but who aren’t currently invested in tackling the climate emergency? In this webinar we’ll explore ways to discover common ground with... Read More
At its core, climate change is profoundly unjust. It exacerbates hunger, poverty, and even political instability, disproportionally impacting the most vulnerable people of the world, the very ones we Christians are called to love and care for. As the scientific evidence builds, however, so does the opposition to solutions: they're impractical, or they'll harm people,... Read More
This event will be held in the main lecture hall in the Elmwood Building in the School of Geography.
When we hear people objecting to climate change, they often use science-y or even religious-y sounding arguments. "It’s just a natural cycle," some say, or "God is in control, so humans can’t affect something as big as our planet.” Yet if the conversation continues a few minutes longer, it rapidly becomes apparent that the real... Read More
A discussion on how we talk and think about climate change, featuring Katharine Hayhoe, Michael Cronin, Jane Stout, and chaired by Jane Ohlmeyer.
The School of Religion, the Centre for Environmental Humanities, and the Trinity Long Room Hub Institute for Arts and the Humanities welcome Dr. Katharine Hayhoe for a lecture, free and open to the public. Talking Climate: Why Facts are Not Enough When we hear people objecting to climate change, they often use science-y or even... Read More
Climate change is one of the most hotly debated scientific issues of today. As the scientific evidence increases, so does the opposition to solutions. Is the evidence solid? Are the proposed solutions viable? And why would anyone care? Join Katharine Hayhoe as she untangles the complex science behind global warming and highlights the key role... Read More
How do we inspire people to take climate action? We've invited an exciting panel of experts to share their experience. Over the past 18 months the dialogue on climate change has fundamentally shifted from an issue that was recognised as important to one that is now finally at the highest level of priority. We know... Read More