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The 2015 World Fair tackles issues of food production, nutrition, global resources, and public education. This focus coincides with Earth Day, 22 April, a day to recognize our obligations to Planet Earth.

What resources might faith traditions bring to the complex intersection of sustainability, economic growth, and environmental care? What problems might faith traditions cause in this time of crisis? Key voices in the area of climate care address issues of global warming, GMOs, water resources, fossil fuel emissions, and more.


Featured Panelists

Pando: An Organic Model for an Ecological Civilization

Pando: An Organic Model for an Ecological Civilization

John Cobb

There's one more thing I want to do before I go, for the sake of the biosphere.

Easter and Earth Day: Celebrations of God's Gifts

Easter and Earth Day: Celebrations of God's Gifts

Katharine Hayhoe

Unless we're one of the few who've signed up for that trip to Mars, this earth is the only home we have, and it's overheating.

Why Birds and Bees Should Not Be Baptists

Why Birds and Bees Should Not Be Baptists

Karl Giberson

Unfortunately, Evangelicalism may have to stop being Evangelicalism before it can truly start to care for the world God created.

A Climate Morality Tale With Momentum

A Climate Morality Tale With Momentum

Mallory McDuff

Individuals and institutions are taking action to confront climate change based on their religious values of love and justice for all.

The Sensible Environmentalist

The Sensible Environmentalist

Thomas Doran

Balancing competing goods is a matter of prudential judgment and not the smug attitude that caricatures people and organizations as benighted or rapacious.

God Is Green: Sikhi and the Care of Nature

God Is Green: Sikhi and the Care of Nature

Lakhpreet Kaur

Becoming one with Waheguru (the Divine Life Force sometimes referred to as "God") requires humans to live in harmony with all of creation.

Prophetic Gastronomy: Activism for a Sustainable Commonwealth

Prophetic Gastronomy: Activism for a Sustainable Commonwealth

Caleb Pusey

Our industrial food systems threaten the health of our watersheds, the biodiversity of agricultural ecologies, and the life of our soil.

Hope for God's Groaning World

Hope for God's Groaning World

Ben Lowe

Our interconnected socio-environmental problems are symptoms of deeper moral ills — ills such as hubris, greed, selfishness, apathy, and every other kind of corruption.

Five Ways You Can Care for the Environment

Five Ways You Can Care for the Environment

Dan King

The power to make the world a better place is in our hands, not the hands of politicians, or Wall Street, or anyone else.

The Total Collapse of Our Living Systems

The Total Collapse of Our Living Systems

Peter Grey

Modern humans do not understand that we are part of the web of life, and our connection has been deliberately severed. Your children or grandchildren will die. War is coming, over water, grain, and gas.

The Power of Compassion

The Power of Compassion

Justin Whitaker

Returning to the principles at the heart of the religion can help ground Buddhists in reduced consumption, and help them convince others to get on board.

Uncertain Futures Need a Spiritual Vision

Uncertain Futures Need a Spiritual Vision

Alexei Laushkin

Environmental concerns are an outward symptom of other realities in western society.

Handle With Care: What the Bible Says About Sustainability

Handle With Care: What the Bible Says About Sustainability

Theology of Work Project

God's use of the words subdue and dominion in Genesis 1 do not give us permission to run roughshod over any part of his creation.

Commentary From Our Blogging Community

The Collapse of the West and the Future of the Human Species

The Collapse of the West and the Future of the Human Species

John Beckett

Rome ruled the West for 400 years, but its empire collapsed. In this hemisphere, the Mayans, the Incas, and the Aztecs had their day, but their empires are long gone. What could possibly make anyone think contemporary Western society will have a different fate – other than nationalistic propaganda or garden-variety wishful thinking?

Poll: Climate Change is a Moral Issue

Poll: Climate Change is a Moral Issue

Joseph Gidjunis

Climate change is a significant moral issue according to the recent survey conducted by Reuters/IPSOS, where nearly 3 out of every 4 persons surveyed said he or she is “personally morally obligated” to control carbon dioxide emissions. World leaders also should also be more morally obligated to take action to protect the planet, 66% of [Read More...]