Here is a new resource for those who want to go deeper into the religious, cultural and political aspects of the climate crisis.
From March 16 to May 6 (US March 15 to May 5), there is a free 8 week online course called: God, Country, and Climate Change: A Christian Perspective on a Global Problem.
The course will delve into the complex intersections between faith, science, and politics, and will feature guest lectures from some of the top global experts in their field. Participants will have the opportunity to:
- Learn about climate science from Katharine Hayhoe
- Study scripture with New Testament scholar, Jonathan Moo
- Explore innovative climate solutions with Elizabeth Bagley at Project Drawdown
- Discuss the complex psychology behind climate beliefs and denial with skepticalscience.org founder John Cook
- Dialogue about climate politics with RepublicEN founder and former U.S. Congressman, Bob Inglis.
- Learn about the intersections between climate change and social justice from Rev. James Bhagwan
- Discuss climate change as a public health issue with Edward Maibach
- Consider the spirituality of climate action with Lowell Bliss
The course is offered for FREE in webinar format. Participants may also take it for credit (US$1,176) or audit (US$150). Credit and audit students receive full access to supplementary lectures, forum discussions, and the opportunity to interact live with guest speakers.
The course will be held (Australian Central Daylight Time)Thursday mornings from 1030a.m. to 1230p.m. March 16 – May 6 (ACDT) . Sessions will be recorded.
Please visit www.houghton.edu/climate-course to learn more or to register.