Renewing the Earth– spirituality & climate change

RENEWING THE EARTH – spirituality & climate change – a forum with Columban priest, Fr Charles Rue, and Penny Evans of the  “Stop Global Warming! Group”. This was held on 26 July 2007 at Newman College, Parkville

Global warmingFather Charles Rue worked for many years in South Korea and later in Jamaica as a Columban priest, after early experience as a farmer. He has a masters degree in Environmental Planning and a doctorate in history. On his return to Australia he has been active in environmental work especially as related to religion. He works out of the Centre for Peace, Ecology and Justice in Sydney. He published a paper on Catholics and Nature (2006) in the Catholic Social Justice Series and a DVD on GM food production and labeling. Click here for an overview of the talk.

Penny Evans was the chiefmain presenter for  “Stop Global Warming! Group” – a group of Melbourne citizens strongly influenced by Tim Flannery’s book, The Weathermakers. Penny is a couple counselor with a private practice, and is the professional education manager for Relationships Australia – Victoria, and is currently completing her Masters Degree in Couple Counseling. Her main priority is for the Australian Government to set emissions targets and sound strategies for achieving them, including carbon penalties, energy efficiency and realistic investment by government and business in the research and development of alternative energy. Penny is also part of the Kooyong Climate Action Coalition.

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