Actions and Detail Panel
Faith, Ethics and Climate Change
Tue 2 May 2017, 17:00 – 19:00 BST
As the threat of climate change looms, what part can faiths play in the ethical debate, and in taking action for a low carbon future?
University of Birmingham Multi Faith Chaplaincy & Footsteps invite you to join the discussion: with two recent MA students and one of UoB’s chaplaincy team.
Speakers & Discussion: 5:00-6:30pm
Steve Baines – Climate Change Chaos: Faiths filling the leadership void?
Kamran Fasil – ‘Faith in action’: Tanzanian Eco Village case study
Professor Richard Tuckett – Our responsibilities as individuals
Buffet Supper & Conversation 6:30-7:00pm.
(Buffet: Students & unwaged free, Visitors £5 payable on the door)
Students & visitors welcome!
About the speakers
Steve Baines recently completed a Masters in International Development (Environment) at Birmingham University. He led the recent Small Footsteps environmental workshop for young people and has held senior positions in the building industry and attends Christchurch Church, Selly Park
Kamran Fasil has held senior roles with Muslim NGOs doing aid development work around the world, he specialises in tackling environmental degradation as a tool to fight poverty. He is currently on a sabbatical and has just completed his Masters degree in Environmental Sustainability. He is also a signatory to the Islamic Declaration on Climate Change made in Istanbul
Richard Tuckett is Professor of Chemistry at Birmingham University, a Quaker, whose work on upper atmosphere chemistry is directly relevant to the science of climate change
And you! Bring your questions for our speakers, and your ideas for actions faiths can take for a low carbon future. It's set to be a lively evening of discussion!