Lisa Schipper is environmental social science research fellow at the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on what causes people to be vulnerable to climate change in developing countries, and the barriers and enablers for people to adapt to the changes in climate.
Hugh Ross founded the international nonprofit Reasons to Believe in 1986, an organization that seeks to dispel the idea that religious beliefs and scientific studies should be kept separate. He holds a Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of Toronto and has written more than two dozen books on a variety of science-faith topics, including Weathering […]
This edition of ReligionLink explores seven issues that may deserve attention in 2022.
Food plays a big role in Ramadan. But food waste shouldn’t, according to a growing number of Muslims.
President Donald Trump has undone or renegotiated many of his predecessor’s environmentally friendly policies, removing climate change research from government websites and pulling out of the Paris climate agreement. Religiously inspired environmental activists have emerged as some of his loudest critics.
William Gail is a meteorologist and past president of the American Meteorological Society. He is the author of Climate Conundrums: What the Climate Debate Reveals About Us, which examines, in part, the objections of some religious groups to climate change science. He is co-founder and chief technology officer of Global Weather Corp. in Boulder, Colo.
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.