Forum: Faith and Our Climate: Uniting Generations

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Isabel Bader Theatre, Victoria College, Toronto, ON.

2015 is the critical year for action on climate change. Join organizations For Our Grandchildren (4RG) and JustEarth for “Faith and Our Climate: Uniting Generations”, a forum for voters at different end of the demographic scale. This lively event will explore the recent leadership taken by Pope Francis on climate change. Several panelists will consider the moral-ethical imperative to address the issue and from their diverse perspectives outline the way forward. Audience Q&A and light refreshments will be provided.

Panelists

  • Peter Jones - For Our Grandchildren
  • Rev. Andrea Budgey - Anglican priest and advisory board chair of the University of Toronto unit of the Student Christian Movement
  • Dr. Dennis O’Hara - Associate Professor, Faculty of Theology, U of T St. Michael’s College
  • Risa Alyson Cooper - Executive Director of Shoresh Jewish Environmental Programs
  • Atiya Jaffar - MA in Environmental Governance and Management, founding coordinator for the Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign at the University of Guelph

Moderated by

  • Dr. Stephen Scharper - Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, U of T Mississauga and School of the Environment

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Light Refreshments will be provided
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