Religious Support for Climate Action: Motivations, Challenges, and Opportunities

Sunday, February 19, 2017: 8:00 AM-9:30 AM
Room 304 (Hynes Convention Center)
Fletcher Harper, GreenFaith: Interfaith Partners for the Environment, Highland Park, NJ
Rev. Harper will share his firsthand experiences of the interfaith activities and events in Paris and elsewhere that urged strong action to address climate change. He will explain the motivations and contributions of religious leaders to the climate conversation, address key challenges, and highlight opportunities for scientists and policy leaders in leveraging religious support to address and respond to the impacts of climate change.