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.
Oscar Zapata is assistant professor in the School of Environment and Sustainability at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. His research examines energy security, community well-being and the promotion of renewable energy projects in remote, isolated and First Nations communities. He has written on how injuries and loss of life boost religious faith among survivors after […]
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.
Fuji Lozada is a professor of anthropology and environmental studies at Davidson College in Davidson, N.C., where he specializes in Chinese society. He teaches a course titled “Science, Religion and Society.”
Rachel Hart Winter is the director of the Siena Center at Dominican University in River Forest, Ill. Her research focuses on Catholic ecological ethics, particularly on access to clean water as a fundamental human right. Contact via Tina Weinheimer, assistant director of public relations and communications for the university.
Crystal Spring is a mission of the Kentucky Dominican Sisters that works to educate the public on such topics as organic gardening, cooking, ecology, cosmology, spiritual reflection, ecofeminism and creative arts. Crystal Spring operates the Religious Lands Conservancy Project, which helps communities of Catholic women protect their land. It is based in Plainville, Mass.
Michael Schuck is co-director of the International Jesuit Ecology Project and an associate professor of theology at Loyola University in Chicago. He is an expert on the social teachings of papal encyclicals.