Karenna Gore joins Keeping Faith in Science?

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First published on: 21st January 2022

Prominent American climate thinker joins USPG webinar speakers

Karenna Gore, daughter of former U.S. Vice President and prominent climate activist Al Gore, will be taking part in USPG’s Keeping Faith in Science? series of webinars next month. She will speak about faith and the climate crisis at 7.30pm on 17 February, in her role as Executive Director of the Centre for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary in New York. The centre raises awareness of climate issues by working with faith leaders and communities through its eco-ministry.

Karenna Gore (Credit: Centre for Earth Ethics)

Ms Gore will be speaking alongside Dr George Zachariah from Trinity Methodist Theological College, New Zealand. Other speakers in the four-part series, which will be running at 7.30pm every Thursday in February, include Professor Jolyon Mitchell, Director of the Centre for Theology and Public Issues at the University of Edinburgh, and Dr Mwai Makoka, Programme Executive for Health and Healing at the World Council of Churches.

The Rev’d Richard Bartlett said, ‘We are privileged to be joined by Karenna Gore, an expert in the relationship between faith and climate activism, alongside many other experts in their respective fields across the world church. It is going to be a thought-provoking and very topical series of webinars.’

Other topics covered in the series include how health science and technology relate to faith.

Register for Keeping Faith in Science? here.