Environmental Ministries of Southern California is based in San Diego and works with local congregations to highlight the spiritual and religious aspects of environmental issues through outreach, political advocacy, networking and programs. Contact the Rev. Peter Moore-Kochlacs.
Michael Pasquier is an associate professor of philosophy and religion at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, where he specializes in the history of religion and culture in the U.S. He teaches courses on religion and cinema, religion in Louisiana and religion in Southern culture, as well as a course on American Catholicism.
Robin Globus Veldman is a visiting scholar at Texas A&M University. She studies the relationship between religion and the environment, with a focus on American evangelicalism.
Randolph Haluza-DeLay is associate professor of sociology at The King’s University in Edmonton, Alberta. His research mainly focuses on environmental social movements. He is co-editor of the 2013 book How the World’s Religions are Responding to Climate Change: Social Scientific Investigations.
Bill Jacobs is co-founder and president of the St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Conservation Center in Wading River, N.Y. He also is the senior ecologist with GEI Consultants in New York City.
Walter Grazer is a Washington-based consultant for the National Religious Partnership for the Environment, the Evangelical Environmental Network and the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life. He served as director of the Environmental Justice Program for the U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops from 1993 to 2007. Grazer is the author of Catholics Going Green: A Small […]
Lonnie Ellis is associate director at Catholic Climate Covenant, a Washington-based nonprofit devoted to mobilizing Catholics to fight climate change. He worked previously for the Franciscan Action Network and is a lay Franciscan.
Dan DiLeo is project manager for Catholic Climate Covenant. He helped coordinate the publication of “Environmental Justice and Climate Change: Assessing Pope Benedict XVI’s Ecological Vision for the Catholic Church in the United States” and is a doctoral student in theological ethics at Boston College. Contact via Catholic Climate Covenant’s Washington office.
Global Catholic Climate Movement is an international organization that helps coordinate the work of more than 650 smaller Catholic groups and congregations concerned about the environment and climate change. They describe Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, as their founding document.