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Our Common Home: An Ethical Summons on Climate Change

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Designed to support the "Our Common Home" conference, held at Boston College, Sept. 28 - Oct. 1, this guide continues in that role. Learn more about climate change:  the ethics, the politics, the sociology and the science.  

Our Common Home -- The Conference

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Our Common Home Conference Website

Monday, September 28 - Thursday, October 1, 2015

This conference explores the implications of Pope Francis’s newly released encyclical on the environment and climate change, “Laudato Si' (Praised Be): On the Care of the Common Home.

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Distinguished presenters over four days will discuss how the moral voice of faith communities can offer distinct contributions to address climate change, as well as the national and international policy implications of the upcoming international climate conference (COP21) to be held in Paris, and theological considerations of the encyclical. Check back soon for event details.

Paris -- COP21 -- Links and Campus Event

Keep up-to-date on events in Paris (topical links) during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21), taking place Nov. 30 - Dec. 11, 2015.