Daedalus Issue on Climate Change

The fall 2001 issue of the journal Daedalus focuses on interdisciplinary issues regarding religion and ecology that specifically relate to issues raised by global climate change.

See the list of the articles contained in this issue below.

For more information about the  issue and to read the full text of all of the articles contained therein, go to the issue page on the American Academy of Arts and Sciences site. 

Daedalus is the journal of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Drawing on the enormous intellectual capacity of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, whose members are among the world’s most prominent thinkers in the sciences, humanities, arts, and social sciences, as well as the professions and public life, each issue of Dædalus features multidisciplinary, authoritative essays centered on a theme or subject.

Essays in the issue:

Introduction: The Emerging Alliance of World Religions and Ecology

Mary Evelyn Tucker and John A. Grim


Religion, Modern Secular Culture, and Ecology

George Erik Rupp


Perspectives on Environmental Change: A Basis for Action

Michael Brendan McElroy


The Ethical Dimensions of Global Environmental Issues

Donald A. Brown


Multicultural Environmental Ethics

J. Baird Callicott


Nature in the Sources of Judaism

Hava Tirosh-Samuelson


New House Rules: Christianity, Economics, and Planetary Living

Sallie McFague


Islam and Ecology: Toward Retrieval and Reconstruction

S. Nomanul Haq


Water, Wood, and Wisdom: Ecological Perspectives from the Hindu Traditions

Vasudha Narayanan


The Living Cosmos of Jainsim: A Traditional Science Grounded in Environmental Ethics

Christopher Key Chapple


Principles and Poetry, Places and Stories: The Resources of Buddhist Ecology

Donald K. Swearer


The Ecological Turn in New Confucian Humanism: Implications for China and the World

Tu Weiming


Envisioning the Daoist Body in the Economy of Cosmic Power

James Miller


Indigenous Americans: Spirituality and Ecos

Jack D. Forbes


Where Do We Go from Here?

Bill McKibben



Header photo: “Fridays for Future” demonstration, Berlin