“The Role of Religious Environmentalism” - conference call with Mary Evelyn Tucker

Dear colleagues:

On behalf of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), I invite you to participate in the next session of the CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series on Monday, February 9, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. (ET). Mary Evelyn Tucker, codirector of Yale University's Forum on Religion and Ecology, will lead the on-the-record conversation on the role of faith-based organizations in global efforts to address climate change.

Dr. Tucker is a senior lecturer and research scholar at Yale University where she teaches in a joint master's program between the university's School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and the Divinity School. She has organized a series of ten conferences on world religions and ecology at Harvard University's Center for the Study of World Religions. Dr. Tucker is the author of Worldly Wonder: Religions Enter Their Ecological Phase and Ecology and Religion as well as co-editor of the volumes on
Confucianism and Ecology, Buddhism and Ecology, and Hinduism and Ecology.

If you would like to join the discussion, you may contact Council on Foreign Relations at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call Georgia Kinsley at 212.434.9837, and we will send you the toll free dial-in number and password. This invitation is transferable, but limited to religious leaders and scholars; we invite you to forward it to any colleagues who might be interested.

Best regards,
Irina A. Faskianos
Vice President, National Program & Outreach
Council on Foreign Relations
58 East 68th Street
New York, New York 10065

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