Wednesday, October 10, 2007

On Responding to Climate Change: Scientific Realities, Spiritual Imperatives

This weekend in Ottawa. -gw


ANNOUNCEMENT
11TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT FORUM


Responding to Climate Change:
Scientific Realities, Spiritual Imperatives
A conference exploring the relationship between ethical
and spiritual principles and the practical actions of
individuals and communities facing global environmental
change
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Volunteer Place Bénévoles
330 Gilmour St. (at Bank)
Ottawa, ON Canada
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12-14 October 2007
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Co-organized by the Bahá'í Community of Canada and
the International Environment Forum

OBJECTIVES
Participants will gain a better understanding of
􀂃 the social, environmental and economic implications of climate change,
􀂃 the spiritual principles and ethical considerations that should shape and guide strategies to mitigate and adapt to climate change; and
􀂃 the role of faith communities in responding to the challenges presented by climate change.
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Polar Bear photo: "Climate Change Protest," Uploaded on March 5, 2007 by Grant Neufeld on flickr
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1 comment:

dan said...

I'll have to post up a little something about this conference. I haven't actually been able to attend due to other commitments, but my sister was there throughout - perhaps I can scam some notes from her and blog something...