Faith and our Climate: Uniting Generations

Event Date: 
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 6:30pm

2015 is an critical year for action on climate change. Join organizations For Our Grandchildren (4RG) and JustEarth for “Faith and Our Climate: Uniting Generations”, a forum to explore the intersections of faith, intergenerational relationships and climate change. This lively event will explore the imperative to address climate change from diverse religious and moral perspectives.

The event will be followed by audience Q & A and light refreshments.

Peter Jones - For Our Grandchildren

Dr. Dennis O’Hara - Associate Professor, Faculty of Theology, U of T St Michael's College

Rev. Andrea Budget - Anglican priest and advisory board chair of the University of Toronto unity of the Student Christian Movement

Risa Alyson Cooper - Executive Director of Shoresh Jewish Environmental Programs

Atiya Jaffar - MA in Environmental Governance and Management, founding coordinator for the Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign at the University of Guelph

Moderator: Dr. Stephen Scharper - Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, U of T Mississauga and School of the Environment.


University of Toronto
93 Charles St W (Isabel Bader Theatre)
Toronto, ON M5S 2C7
43° 40' 4.3284" N, 79° 23' 36.744" W
This community event is not affiliated with Faith Connections, but we believe it to be of specific interest to young adults aged 18-39 and with a faith-based or social justice theme. However, we can be mistaken — if you're not sure this event will meet your expectations, please check with the event organizers.