Faith & Ethics

For many people, acting on climate change draws on deeply held values, such as justice and stewardship. Explore how faith and ethics intersect with climate challenges.

1 day 38 min ago

A prior ClimateX post on geoengineering has seen lots of comment activity. Clearly this topic gets people's attention.

What do you think of this recent drop-the-mic geoengineering quip from science celeb Neil deGrasse Tyson?

"If we have the power to turn Mars into Earth then we can turn Earth back into Earth."

(Via https://twitter.com/MarkBoslough/status/877546205731008512)

1 week 1 day ago

We know the world isn't fair even as we try our best to make it so, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that climate change disproportionately hits the most vulnerable people in the world. As an Indian, it bothers me enormously that underprivileged Indians - who have contributed almost nothing to climate change - are going to suffer its consequences more than anyone else.

2 weeks 5 days ago

Faith communities are stepping up and showing great leadership in taking direct local action on climate change. We heard a couple of weeks ago about how a church in Lexington MA had built a 25 KW solar system for its energy needs.

4 weeks 1 day ago

A recent article published in the MIT Technology Review has suggested that geoengineering experiments may be necessary in the future if global temperatures continue to rise.

Geoengineering is the process of manipulating environmental processes with the aim of changings the earth’s climate, and it is a controversial topic.

Whilst there is agreement in the scientific community that innovative solutions are needed to combat climate change, many believe that geoengineering poses too many risks and highlights too many ethical and political questions.

1 month 1 hour ago

Interview : Neeshad V.S, Co-FOunder & Coordinator, AYCM Qatar , Dr Mari Luomi, Senior Research Emirates Diplomatic Academy, Jamie Clarke, Executive Director of Climate Outreach, Dr Bradley Freeman, Associate Professor of Communication and Information Studies, American University in Dubai and Khalifa Al Obaidly, Director of the Artists in Residence Programme, Doha Fire Station.