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Pontifical Academy of Sciences

The Pontifical Academy of Sciences is the scientific office of the Roman Catholic Church and is located at the Vatican. It has multiple goals, including promoting the progress of the mathematical, physical and natural sciences and the study of related epistemological questions and issues. Members include scientists, clergy and laypersons. Werner Arber is president.

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Douglas Kysar

Douglas Kysar is a professor of law at Yale Law School. His areas of scholarship and research include torts, environmental law, and risk regulation. He recently took part in a panel discussion hosted by the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies entitled, “Pope Francis and the Environment: Why His New Climate Encyclical Matters.”

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Dekila Chungyalpa

Dekila Chungyalpa is a McCluskey Visiting Fellow at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. She recently took part in a panel discussion hosted by the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies entitled, “Pope Francis and the Environment: Why His New Climate Encyclical Matters.”

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Mary Evelyn Tucker

Mary Evelyn Tucker is a senior lecturer and research scholar at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Divinity School and Department of Religious Studies. She also directs the Forum on Religion and Ecology with her husband, John Grim.

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Margaret Farley

Margaret Farley is professor emerita of Christian ethics at Yale Divinity School. Her scholarship and research includes ethical methodology, medical ethics, sexual ethics, social ethics, historical theological ethics, ethics and spirituality, justice and HIV/AIDS. In April 2015, she took part in a panel discussion hosted by the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies titled “Pope Francis […]

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