AAAS DoSER Lecture — A Climate of Hope: Scientists and Faith Communities Addressing the Climate Crisis

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In 2019, AAAS DoSER’s hosted a lecture and discussion entitled “A Climate of Hope: Scientists and Faith Communities Addressing the Climate Crisis” with climate scientist Dr. Kathryn Hayhoe. The Rt. Rev. Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori guided the discussion that followed. The lecture addresses how scientists and faith communities can draw on the strengths of their communities to better work together in responding to climate change:
“Many religious communities are working closely with scientists, civic leaders, and policy-makers to address the causes and effects of climate change. However, although there is overlap between the groups, sometimes scientists and people of faith experience challenges understanding and engaging with each other. Dr. Katharine Hayhoe and Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, as scientists and leaders in their faith communities, help build trust and enhance communication between the scientific and religious communities. They connect forefront science with a passion for world service in ways that resonate with both groups, fostering dialogue about shaping effective practices for environmental stewardship.”
To read more about the event, start with this article.

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